Left to right: Katie Winslow, Erin Santos and Karen Murphy with the Isabella Santos Foundation present Dr. Javier Oesterheld (specialty medical director of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Levine Children’s Hospital) with a $100,000 check to Atrium Health’s Levine’s Children’s Hospital.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Aug. 2, 2018 – The Isabella Santos Foundation announced today the presentation of a $100,000 donation to Atrium Health’s Levine Children’s Hospital.

The Isabella Santos Foundation’s $1 million commitment to Levine Children’s Hospital started with MIBG therapy and grew to the vision of building the ISF Rare & Solid Tumor Program at the hospital. The program will oversee care for all solid tumors, rare tumors, MIBG therapy and all related clinical and scientific research at the hospital.

“Levine Children’s Hospital is an incredible partner in helping us further our mission, so we are thrilled to present them this gift that will make a huge impact on kids with cancer,” said Erin Santos, Executive Director and President of the Isabella Santos Foundation. “We are grateful to our generous supporters for making this donation possible and for enabling us to bring leading pediatric cancer treatments to local children in our surrounding communities.”

About Atrium Health
Atrium Health, previously Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout the Southeast region. Its diverse network of care locations includes academic medical centers, hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health and well-being of its communities through high-quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives.

About Isabella Santos Foundation

The Isabella Santos Foundation (ISF) is a 501(c)3 childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research for neuroblastoma, other rare pediatric cancers, and charities that directly impact the lives of children with cancer. ISF was founded in honor of Isabella Santos from Charlotte, N.C. who lost her battle against neuroblastoma. ISF works to improve rare pediatric cancer treatment options in an effort to improve the survival rate of kids with cancer. For more information, visit www.isabellasantosfoundation.org  or follow ISF on Facebook (www.facebook.com/IsabellaSantosFoundation), Instagram (www.instagram.com/theisfoundation) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/TheISFoundation).

 

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