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Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund

Financial Aid for Cancer Patients

Anderson Regional Cancer Center truly cares about its patients, many of whom are facing the fight against cancer without the financial resources that ease the physical demands. Many years ago, our doctors and nurses created the Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund to help local patients; and since that time we have expanded our efforts to raise funds for this cause.

It takes many people standing together to support the fight against cancer. At Anderson Regional Cancer Center, our mission is to stand with each patient, providing treatment and support.

The Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund was created to help local cancer patients with special needs not paid by insurance such as transportation assistance, prosthesis, medicine assistance, lymphedema supplies, and durable medical equipment.

Throughout the year, many organizations host fundraising events that benefit the Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund. If you would like more information about ways to contribute to the fund, please contact Ginny Ruffin at 601.485.5081.

To make a donation today, please send a check made payable to:
Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund
c/o Anderson Regional Cancer Center
1704 23rd Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301
Click here to make a donation online through our secure system.

Zero Turn Lawn Mower Auction

You could win this Exmark Quest Zero Turn Lawn Mower and help local cancer patients!

Lawn mower will be delivered to the home of the highest bidder by

John G. Anderson, President and CEO of Anderson Regional Health System.

CURRENT BID $3,000

About the Mower:

2021 Exmark Quest E-Series QZE725GKC42200

For homeowners looking to step up to professional-grade equipment, the Quest E-Series zero-turn rider delivers the cut quality, durability and value Exmark owners expect. Capable of mowing up to 2.8 acres per hour at ground speeds of up to 7 mph, the Quest E-Series delivers pro-level productivity combined with zero-turn precision. Plus, with a premium, ergonomically designed operator seat and padded control levers, the Quest E-Series is comfortable and easy to operate for virtually anyone. The mower has a 42" cutting deck and a 22 horse power Kohler engine that was built in Hattiesburg, MS.

How to Bid:

  • Bidding is open April 5-19, 2021. Auction ends at 4:00pm on April 19, 2021.
  • Send an email to lawnmower@andersonregional.org with your bid in the subject line.
  • Bid must be in an increment of $25 or it will be declined.
  • Check back here at 4:00pm daily for the current bid.

Winner Determination:

The person who submits the highest bid by April 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm will be considered the winner. This person will be contacted to make payment arrangements. Highest bidder must present a cashier's check to Ginny Ruffin, Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund Administrator, in order to be declared the winner. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Mower is donated by Wilson Saw and Outdoor Power. All proceeds benefit the Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund.