American Cancer Society debuts new Hope Lodge for patients

American Cancer Society debuts new Hope Lodge for patients


FREE. LAURNN ROBINSON TAKES US INSIDE. REPORTER: THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY DEBUTED THE NEW HOPE LODGE TUESDAY MORNING. IT’S THE FIRST IN NEBRASKA AND ITS SOLE PURPOSE IS PROVIDING A SAFE, COMFORTABLE, AND FREE PLACE FOR CANCER PATIENTS TO STAY WHEN THEY COME TO OMAHA FOR TREATMENT.>>A LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN THIS COUNTRY DIE BECAUSE THEY DON’T GET GOOD CARE.>>CARE THAT OTI BRAWLEY SAYS IS AVAILABLE BUT NOT AFFORDABLE. THIS $11.5 MILLION FACILITY IS ALREADY PAID FOR WITH PRIVATE MONEY. IT HAS A COMMUNITY. KITCHEN, LAUNDRY ROOMS, A LAICH AND THIS FITNESS ROOM, SPONSORED BY LOCAL SPORTS TEAMS.>>THE LOCATION IS UNBELIEVABLE FOR ACCESS TO ANY TREATMENT CENTER HERE IN THE AREA.>>TREATMENT MATTERS? ORGANIZERS SAY BRING IN AN ESTIMATED 9,200 OUT OF TOWN PARENTS EACH YEAR. ALL LOOKING FOR A ROOM AND GETTING A HOME. >>IT BECAME OUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME.

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