CERRITOS, Calif., May 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Hope and Innovation Foundation, a charitable organization supported by The Oncology Institute, Inc. (NASDAQ:TOI), announced a $40,000 donation to the Venice Family Clinic to fund mammography services for women in Los Angeles. The donation will fund 10 free mammogram days in greater Los Angeles.
The Foundation of Hope and Innovation has selected the Venice Family Clinic as the first recipient of the 2022 grant because of its 50 years of experience providing primary care, specialty care, dental care and mental health services to their community. Venice Family Clinic services align closely with the founding principles of The Foundation of Hope and Innovation: to advance treatment options for patients and close gaps in health care delivery, including early detection of cancer. cancer and mental health support for patients.
“Early detection of cancer is critically important to ensure prompt treatment and optimal outcomes,” said Dr. Daniel Virnich, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hope and Innovation Foundation. “By partnering with a well-respected nonprofit healthcare provider like the Venice Family Clinic, we can ensure that more people have access to affordable cancer screening services and timely cancer treatment.”
The Venice Family Clinic provides comprehensive, high-quality health care to families and individuals who might otherwise go without the care they need. With 17 sites serving nearly 45,000 patients, the Venice Family Clinic is improving access to quality health care for Angelinos in need and helping to ensure that more people have access to early cancer screenings.
“The generous donation from the Foundation of Hope and Innovation will ensure that 200 patients have access to mammograms they may not otherwise have been able to access,” added Rigoberto Garcia, Director of Education. health at the Venice Family Clinic. “We are excited to be able to expand these services to more patients.”
About the Hope and Innovation Foundation
The Hope and Innovation Foundation believes that every patient and their family deserves access to high quality care and support services. They are committed to closing gaps in health care delivery, including early detection and mental health support. For more information, visit www.foundationofhopeandinnovation.org.
About Institute of Oncology, Inc.
Founded in 2007, the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation (TOI) advances oncology by providing highly specialized, value-driven cancer care in a community setting. TOI provides cutting-edge, evidence-based cancer care to a population of approximately 1.5 million patients, including clinical trials, stem cell transplants, transfusions and other models of care delivery traditionally associated with the most advanced care delivery organizations. With over 80 clinicians employed and over 600 teammates in 50 clinics and growing, TOI is changing oncology for the better. For more information, visit www.theoncologyinstitute.com.