June 26, 2014

American Cancer Society celebration at Hope Lodge is today

Thursday, June 26, from 5 to 9 p.m., the Vanderbilt community is invited to celebrate with the American Cancer Society in the parking lot of the Memorial Foundation Hope Lodge, 2008 Charlotte Ave.

Relay For Life of Nashville Hope Lodge will honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost to the disease, and there will be music, games and other activities.

The Hope Lodge offers free, temporary lodging to cancer patients who are receiving treatment in Nashville, including at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Each of the 31 Hope Lodges across the nation offers a private bath and sleeping accommodations for a patient and one caregiver. There are also community dining, kitchen and recreational areas.