Suncoast Cancer Institute joins The SixFinger Foundation Palliative Swag Campaign

The SixFinger Foundation today announced a partnership with Suncoast Cancer Institute of Sarasota, Florida. This partnership will expand The SixFinger Foundation’s Palliative Swag Campaign of distributing specially curated items at no cost to alleviate, satisfy and support patients and their loved ones when facing cancer.


“ Suncoast Cancer Institute is excited to be chosen as a recipient of The SixFinger Foundation’s ‘Palliative Swag.’ These gift bags will go a long way in comforting our patients as they move through their diagnosis and treatment” said Amy Akins, BSN, RN, OCN – Chemotherapy Nurse.  “As patients and their families join our practice, it is nice to be able to provide them a comforting distraction. We truly believe a little bit goes a long way and we appreciate this partnership allowing us that extra diversion.”


The SixFinger Foundation made an initial donation to the Suncoast Cancer Institute of Candles of Hope poetry anthologies, Candles of Hope Colouring Books accompanied by Crayola coloring pencils and tactile puzzles.


“The SixFinger Foundation is actively seeking new facilities large and small that will partner with us to help make positive impacts for communities, patients and their families,” says L Free, Executive Director of The SixFinger Foundation, “we believe our gift bags are a resources that allow reprieve during an extremely difficult time. We are happy to have partnered with Suncoast Cancer Institute and are excited to bring our national campaign to a local facility.”


About The SixFinger Foundation:

The SixFinger Foundation is committed to providing a better future and strives to develop new relationships with communities and families seeking support. By forming strategic partnerships the not-for-profit organization seeks to create positive impact for families and their communities.


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