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The Shades of Pink Golf Tournament was held on Friday, August 4, at South Hills Country Club. The Shades of Pink Tournament has raised $50,000 in the past eight years and has funded patient care through direct services including mammograms, nurse navigators, vital medical equipment, and prevention and education programs that has helped save lives for those receiving care for breast cancer at UPMC Chautauqua.

The Shades Pink is an endowed fund at the WCA Foundation that grew as a legacy to its founder Anne Sischo and patients beginning their cancer journeys. Anne Sischo was diagnosed in 2015 with Stage 2 breast cancer. Today, Anne is eight years into her survivorship. The tournament is held the first Friday in August. Funds raised support cancer care so patients may access the necessary services and resources during and after care. Part of the funds pay for nurse navigators at UPMC Chautauqua who help guide patients through the process and serve patients through complex therapies including medical, radiation, surgical, and lifestyle changes.  

Kristin Melville, Executive Director at the WCA Foundation said, “A diagnosis of cancer can be life-changing, but fear should not control the care your need to survive and thrive. The Shades of Pink Fund at the WCA Foundation helps to meet immediate needs by navigating the cancer journey and removing the barriers that keep patients from getting the care they need when they need it. Like Anne Sischo’s personal journey, it is about finding the beauty and grace during a challenging time and empowering our community to support those impacted by a cancer diagnosis.”

For those who would like to make a donation to the Shades of Pink, whether a tax-deductible sponsorship, personal donation or a prize to be raffled off the day of the event, contact the WCA Foundation C/O Shades of Pink, Jones Health, 51 Glasgow Avenue, PO Box 840, 14702-0840, Jamestown, NY.,  716.664.8665 or contact Anne and Steve Sischo at 716.664.9871 or 716.665.7873. All sponsorship checks are payable to the WCA foundation C/O Shades of Pink.