Borgess Tree of Love
In 2011, the Lee Memorial Foundation launched the first Borgess Tree of Love program in Cass County. Since then, the community donations to this campaign have assisted hundreds of underinsured and low-income women without health insurance in receiving free mammograms and diagnostic mammography services at Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital. Nearly one in every five women can’t afford the insurance coverage or the money to get a lifesaving mammogram that can help them detect breast cancer early.
Every $8 donation to the Tree of Love campaign will help a woman receive a mammogram, as well as allow donors to honor or remember someone important in their lives. (Each honoree will be mailed a special acknowledgement card.) Every $80 donation will sponsor a mammogram for a woman and allow donors to honor or remember up to 10 people.