Lola Tarr lost both her parents. She decided to move back to Missouri to live in their house, helping her out financially and through a rough time. When she arrived at the Fordland area farmhouse she finds it has no electric or running water and most of the appliances don’t work. Her car is already in disrepair and with no job, she can’t afford to renew the now expired plates. Top that off, she isn’t feeling well and is diagnosed with cancer. What else could happen?
Knot Forgotten Celebrates Cancer Patients Courageous Fight Posted November 16, 2015
Helping Our Own Posted October 27, 2015
CoxHealth employee Leslie Gardner didn’t expect a bad mammogram. When the next step gave her the worst news – breast cancer- her world turned upside
Inspiring a Gift of Hope Posted September 21, 2015
Sometimes it is hard to give hope to others when something tragic happens. That did not stop Hannah from raising money at her father’s funeral.
Coach Howard Bell Strike Out ALS Poker Tourney is huge success! Posted August 28, 2015
Thanks to everyone who attended the Coach Howard Bell Strike Out ALS Poker Tourney at Twin Oaks in August. The 80 players and sponsors net $45,000 in proceeds, all of which is dedicated to a new ALS Clinic opening at CoxHealth.
Attending to Grey Matters… Posted August 6, 2015
Trauma can happen unexpectedly when we are least prepared. 10 years ago, Preston Dial was on the phone when his left hand suddenly straightened out. “I think I’m having
Top to Bottom Tourney puts a new twist on popular Golf Tourney! Posted August 4, 2015
This year with the formation of the new Prostate Cancer Fund, the Ozarks Women’s Links and Boys Against Breast Cancer Tourney has a new name.
Congratulations to Laurie Grant, the winner of the Bicycle fundraiser. Posted August 1, 2015
Laurie is a CoxHealth employee in the Case Management department. Thanks to all those who supported this effort $3,185 was raised for the Rehabilitation Fund at the CoxHealth Foundation. This fund helps to provide scholarships to patients who need rehabilitative care following an accident, injury or illness. The goal is help individuals get back into life, healthy and ready to be active again. Laurie is excited to use this bike to continue her healthy lifestyle. Congratulations Laurie and thanks to the Bicycle Place in Nixa for donating the bike.
HUG-a-Patient Challenge Posted June 9, 2015
Each day, patients are waiting to be discharged, but there’s a roadblock. Some unmet need is keeping them from going home: transportation, medications, a special
Win A Lady’s Cycle – Raffle Tickets Available Now! Posted June 6, 2015
Bike Details: Raleigh Alyssa 1 Urban Fitness Bike 21 Speed Shimano Drive Train Ergonomic Grips Fender and Rack Mounts Teal Over $400 value! Donated by
Professional Bowler Taking the Battle to Sarcoma Posted May 6, 2015
Sean Swanson has been a professional bowler for 18-years. He works at the newly renovated Andy B’s on Battlefield and competes in the Professional Bowling Association’s