Local News: Cards with a Cause: Mammoth Spring student designs greeting cards for Ozarks Healthcare Foundation’s Mobile Mammography Unit fundraising campaign (3/23/22)


The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation is offering custom-designed Breast Cancer Awareness Greeting Cards for purchase with the artistic talent of Carly Russell (pictured), a seventh grader from Mammoth Spring, Ark.

The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation is offering custom-designed Breast Cancer Awareness Greeting Cards for purchase with the artistic talent of Carly Russell, a seventh grader from Mammoth Spring, Ark.

Designing greeting cards for all occasions, Russell decided to create a special line of designs decorated with pink, the hallmark color of breast cancer awareness, and words like ‘hope’, ‘strength’ and others to show their support for breast cancer survivors, those currently battling breast cancer, and the women who will benefit from the services of Ozarks Healthcare’s future mobile mammography unit. The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation launched a fundraising initiative for a mobile mammography unit in October 2021. The goal is to raise funds to purchase a mobile mammography unit in 2022 to make screenings more accessible for women who otherwise would not have access to this service.

“We are honored that Carly thought about our fundraising initiative while creating these beautiful and inspiring cards,” said Josh Reeves, vice president of development for Ozarks Healthcare. “Like our mobile mammography unit, we know these cards will spread hope in our community and beyond.”

The cards are available for purchase for $6 each at the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation, located at 12 Parkway Center in West Plains. Carly donates a portion of every card sale to the Foundation’s Mobile Mammography Unit fundraising campaign. Cards can be purchased by check or cash during Foundation business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cards will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

Carly is the daughter of Sandy and the late Steve Russell of Mammoth Spring.

The Ozarks Healthcare Foundation, established in 1998 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a local board of directors, serves as a liaison between donors and Ozarks Healthcare to help the hospital provide excellent health care to the communities it serves. For more information or to donate to the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation, please call 417-853-5200 or visit https://www.ozarkshealthcare.com/support-us/foundation/.

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