Not every cancer patient goes through chemotherapy treatment, but when they do, the side effects can significantly damage the body. Fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, bowel issues such as constipation or diarrhea, hair loss, mouth sores, and skin and nail problems just to name a few.
The Inner Beauty Salon at the Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center is a specialty salon for cancer survivors providing:
Scare Away Cancer donated $15,000 in 2023 to the Inner Beauty Salon to provide financial assistance to patients who need help.
"The thank you letters we receive make you weep," said Angie Danaher from Scare Away Cancer. "There are tears of sadness because of the pain they are going through, but also tears of joy when you read how grateful they are for a new wig or prosthesis fitting."
Kari, a breast cancer survivor, and recent patient at the Inner Beauty Salon, wrote this.
"I am beyond grateful. It means so much to me to have an organization and people like you who engage in such a wonderful cause. It is helpful beyond measure."
Scare Away Cancer has been providing charitable care to Inner Beauty since 2017. To date, $102,000 has been donated and over 550 patients have been helped. In addition, there have been 16,463 consultations for both Methodist and non-Methodist patients.
Scare Away Cancer started in 2010 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our structure is even more unique because it is operated 100% by volunteers! The "staff" are all volunteers from MCL Construction and others in the community.
Scare Away Cancer provides the greater Omaha community a direct path to help local families facing Cancer. If you would like to donate, CLICK HERE.
Mark your calendars for future Scare Away Cancer events. July 20, 2023 will be the 10th Annual Boo Brew friend-raiser. October 14, 2023 is our 12th Annual Haunted Halloween costume party. Both events will be held at the MCL Construction Headquarters.
For more information, visit ScareAwayCancer.org.
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