QUINCY, IL – In a remarkable display of unity and determination, the Quincy Medical Group (QMG) Foundation Cancer Crush, held on April 5, has reached a monumental milestone, raising over $100,000 toward assisting local cancer patients with basic living expenses. This achievement is not merely a financial feat — it symbolizes a beacon of hope for countless local patients and families whose lives have been touched by the burdens of this relentless disease.

Cancer, a word that carries immense weight and significance, is an adversary that knows no bounds. It does not discriminate based on age, race, or socioeconomic status, affecting individuals from all walks of life. Behind every statistic lies a deeply personal journey, filled with challenges, resilience, and unwavering determination.

For those facing the daunting reality of a cancer diagnosis, each dollar raised through events like Cancer Crush represents a lifeline of support and possibility. From assisting with rent/mortgage, utilities, and transportation, the QMG Foundation can have a tangible impact on the lives of patients and their loved ones.

“We are immensely grateful to announce this milestone and our commitment to providing comprehensive support to local patients, ensuring they receive the financial assistance they need during the navigation of their cancer journey,” said Morgan Parker, director of community relations at QMG. “Every dollar raised allows us to financially support local patients with basic living expenses, and ultimately, offering hope to those in our community fighting this disease. The significance of this achievement extends far beyond mere numbers; it embodies the collective spirit of compassion, solidarity, and determination that defines our community. It is a testament to the power of individuals coming together to make a difference, one donation at a time.”

Parker also noted that the words of a sincere “thank you” do not seem adequate to share with every business, sponsor, donor, and attendee who made this possible.

“It’s because of all of you we celebrate this milestone! So let’s also reaffirm our commitment to supporting those affected by cancer and that our funding and care will extend throughout the year, not just around our Cancer Crush fundraiser,” she added.

The QMG Foundation accepts donations all year to allow the organization to make continuous strides toward helping even more patients. Join the QMG Foundation’s efforts and donate today by visiting https://quincymedgroup.com/foundation/.

Established in 2007, the Quincy Medical Group Foundation prioritizes helping the community through acts of service, improving health and well-being, fostering medical education, and promoting research. For more information about the QMG Foundation, visit quincymedgroup.com/foundation/ or email qmgfoundation@quincymedgroup.com.