Fayetteville, Ga. (June 17 2014) – Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop, Inc. The grant will provide general operating support for Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette, which offers free services and programs to anyone affected by cancer at any phase in his or her cancer journey, regardless of whether or not they are a Piedmont patient.
“We are honored by the decision to award Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette this generous grant,” said Michael Burnett, chief executive officer at Piedmont Fayette. “Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop continuously gives back to our community and we sincerely appreciate being among the non-profit entities that are supported by Clothes Less Traveled.”
Since opening in 2010, Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette has helped more than 2,000 cancer patients and their families. Professionally-led programs offered free to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers include education, relaxation and stress reduction, movement and exercise, expressive arts, meditation, support groups, individual nutritional and psychological counseling, cooking demos and social events.
“We are very pleased to provide support to Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette and help those it serves in our community who deal with the effects of a cancer diagnosis in their lives,” said Wendy Binfield, grants coordinator at Clothes Less Traveled.
Founded in 1997, Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop, Inc. has donated more than $3.1 million to local charities. Clothes Less Traveled accepts gently used clothing and household items, and then sells the donated items in a retail shop. Collections have increased over time, causing the store to expand numerous times over the last decade. Revenue generated goes directly back to local charities through the Clothes Less Traveled grants program. To learn more about Clothes Less Traveled Thrift Shop, Inc., visit clotheslesstraveled.org.
As a not-for-profit hospital, Piedmont Fayette relies on the generosity of organizations like Clothes Less Traveled in order to offer many programs and advanced medical technology to the community. For more information about The Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Fayette, visit piedmontfayette.org.