News Release Date : 12/01/2009
Seton Cancer Institute Recipient of Saginaw Spirit Donation
St. Mary's representatives Todd Thomasson, Amy Curtis, Tim Laugh and Sherry Desrosiers accept the check from Kae Pankow, Saginaw Spirit.
The Saginaw Spirit presented St. Mary’s of Michigan Seton Cancer with a $5,000 check earlier this week. The donation, proceeds from the annual PINK OUT event, will be used towards breast cancer awareness and education efforts.
St. Mary’s of Michigan and The Saginaw Spirit partnered together this October for the third annual PINK OUT game for breast cancer awareness. Fans were able to bid on pink jerseys worn by the Spirit team that night. The check presentation took place at St. Mary’s of Michigan Seton Cancer Institute.
St. Mary’s of Michigan is a regional leader in the fight against one of America’s top health concerns. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and breast cancer is the leading cause of death in women between ages 40 and 55.