The Compass Summer 2019

SUMMER 2019 Hope Lodge May 7 marked the groundbreaking for the American Cancer Society Gene and Jerry Jones Family Hope Lodge. Inside this issue n May 7, Baylor Scott & White and community investments, the Jones Health and the American Cancer family has had a far-reaching impact in Society held a groundbreaking North Texas. Their support of Hope Lodge Departments ceremony and major gift announcement in Dallas will extend that reach and make for a Hope Lodge facility in Dallas. a difference in the lives of those traveling 2 From the President 5 From the CEO 12 From the Chair In recognition of their lead gift, the to the region for their cancer care,” said facility will be named the Gene and Jerry Rowland K. Robinson, president of Baylor Jones Family Hope Lodge. It will offer Scott & White Dallas Foundation. “Together cancer patients and their caregivers a with ACS and with the support of all our comfortable home away from home when generous donors, Hope Lodge will soon be Focus On: Research a reality for North Texas, Dr. Ronan Kelly and we are so grateful.” “The American Cancer Society is committed to removing the emotional, physical and financial burdens that many cancer patients must face when they travel away from home for treatment.” — Jeff Fehlis Each year, thousands of cancer patients travel from throughout the region to receive potentially lifesaving cancer treatments from a variety of facilities in North Texas. Often, patients and their families spend days, weeks, even months away from home. they have to travel to receive care from any The combined emotional and financial toll of North Texas’ premier medical centers. of the loss of income, medical bills, hotel “Through their decades of business rooms and dining out can be staggering. Continued on pg 4 10 Clinical Trials 11 News, Projects & Campaigns 2 4 6 7 8 9 The Steen Family Gift Building Hope: Hope Lodge Groundbreaking Event The York Family Gift The Moody Foundation Gift The Horner Family Gift The Shapard Family Gift