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Akron General Health System and Summa Health System Host Bra Drive for Local Charity

Date: 07.13.2012
Contact: Jennifer Farquhar, MBA Phone: (330) 375-4930

What:
Summa Health System and Akron General Health System are proud to be collaborating on a joint bra drive for a local charity, Breast Oasis, that collects and distributes gently used bras to local women in need and provides additional breast health education. At the end of the bra drive, the health system that collects the most gently used bras will be announced by Breast Oasis.

Why:
Breast Oasis is an Akron-based organization that supports women by collecting, cleaning and distributing new and gently used bras. All bras collected in the drive will be distributed by Breast Oasis to local women in need.

When:
The bra drive will run until July 27

Where:
People are encouraged to bring new and gently used bras to the following locations:

Summa Health System:

  • Summa Akron City Hospital Plant Place gift shop, 2nd floor, 525 E. Market St., Akron
  • Summa St. Thomas Hospital gift shop, main lobby, 444 Main St., Akron

Akron General Health System:

  • Akron General Medical Center, main lobby, 400 Wabash Ave., Akron
  • Akron General Health & Wellness Center – West, 4125 Medina Rd., Montrose

PR contacts:

Amy Kilgore
Media and Public Relations
Akron General Health System
Phone: 330-344-6014
amy.kilgore@akrongeneral.org

 

Jennifer Farquhar, MBA
Public Relations Associate
Summa Health System
Phone: 330-375-4930
farquharj@summahealth.org