8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814

New Directions

Issue: Winter 2009 - 2010

Focus on Philanthropy

Chairs of Suburban Hospital's fall events, David Ruben (front, with his golf foursome) and Linda Victoria Courie and Amanda I. Polk, dedicated time and effort on behalf of Suburban Hospital's cancer care programs.

Fall Programs Support Cancer Initiatives

This fall, hundreds of individuals from throughout the community joined the fight against cancer by participating in Suburban Hospital's 24th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament at Woodmont Country Club and the 11th Annual Key to the Cureā„¢ shopping event at Saks Fifth Avenue. In addition to offering participants a beautiful day of golf and an exciting evening of fashion and food, the two events raised nearly $200,000 for cancer care programs at Suburban Hospital.


Over the past several years, Suburban Hospital has strengthened its commitment to assuring a comprehensive approach to cancer care. Donor-supported funds provide oncology nurse navigators to help patients and families manage the complexity of care, as well as advanced technology and specialized programming to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.


TO LEARN MORE | Visit Cancer Care at www.suburbanhospital.org/cancercare.


Year-end Giving

We thank the more than 2,400 generous community members who designated financial contributions during 2009 to support Suburban Hospital! Their gifts enabled the acquisition of new technology, enhanced patient care, supported staff recruitment and education, and provided funding for critical initiatives. For information about how you, too, can make a year-end gift that will bolster the care and services available at Suburban Hospital, call the Foundation at 301-896-3971.



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