Box Butte General Hospital’s Jane’s Closet, which provides resources to those afflicted with cancer, recently received $9,982 from the September 30 cancer fundraiser.
Jane’s Closet Coordinator Lori Mazanec says the Stand Up for Cancer silent auction, which is was organized by Scott, Sandy and Logan Dietrich, raised 5,172, while the Williams Jewelers Motorcycle Poker Run raised $2,500. The cocktails for a cure fundraiser held September 29 at the Knight Museum brought in $1,530, while the YMCA 5K run and walk netted $280, and the Alliance Times-Herald Hope for a Cure special section netted $500.
Jane’s Closet was formed in 2007 after Jane Wineteer, a former hospital employee, passed away from breast cancer. Wings of Hope, with is the acronym for Helping Others Pursue Education, is the group of employees that formed to make her dream a reality.
Jane’s Closet also was recently the recipient of a $250 donation from a facebook promotion conducted by Mobius of Alliance and Hemingford.
For information on assistance from Jane’s Closet, contact Lori Mazanec or Jessie Soske at Box Butte General Hospital.