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Loves to Care Initiative Donates Blankets, Offers Encouragement to Cancer Patients at Munson Medical Center

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Today Serra Subaru teamed up with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at Munson Medical Center's Family Cancer Center.

As part of the Subaru Loves to Care event, visitors from participating retailers came with personalized messages of hope, which were handed out to the patients.

Fifty new blankets will now also keep people warm while getting treatment at the Cowell Family Cancer Center.

Kathleen Laraia, executive director of Munson Healthcare Oncology, says this is event has a touching impact.

"It's just a great partnership because we receive donations that directly affect our patients,” she says. “Having that personal touch from a company like Subaru Serra to our patients is very, very important.”

Thousands of patients receive blankets as part of the Loves to Care initiative in nearly 250 hospitals.