The Boston Scientific Foundation Supports Breast Cancer Patients
Non-profit Organization Donates Recovery Garments and Tools to Breast Cancer Patients throughout the Greater Boston area with a $15,000 grant from The Boston Scientific Foundation
North Andover, MA – February 1, 2012 – A Little Easier Recovery, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the mission to make it "A Little Easier" for the next person that must endure cancer treatment and recovery, were thrilled to receive a $15,000 grant from The Boston Scientific Foundation, whose mission is to increase access to quality health care and address health disparities.
A Little Easier Recovery provides an essential recovery jacket called the “Jacki®” that appears to be an everyday jacket when in reality, it aids cancer patients enduring treatment and recovery. The Jacki has essential, unique pocketing, post-surgical sensitive fabric, and Velcro seams that allows for a full range of motion while keeping patients stylish and comfortable. Boston hospitals provide the Jacki, free of charge, to Breast Cancer patients who would benefit most. This is only possible through grants and donations to A Little Easier Recovery. The non-profit organization donates the free program directly to hospitals to distribute at the discretion of nurses and surgeons. Since its inception, over 6,000 Jacki recovery jackets have been given to patients as a gift, and A Little Easier Recovery aims to supply thousands more.
“There is nothing easy about being diagnosed with cancer,” said Maureen Cardinal, Program Director at A Little Easier Recovery. “The Boston Scientific Foundation’s contribution to our organization allows us to provide patients enduring cancer treatment and recovery across the country with recovery garments that are functional, empowering, and make a tremendous difference in their quality of life during a very difficult and traumatic time. We are honored to serve those who need it most through the generous support of The Boston Scientific Foundation.”
A Little Easier Recovery
43 High Street, Suite 120
North Andover, MA 01845