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Marian Regional Medical Center’s Day of Hope Event - Cruising for a Cause

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SANTA MARIA, CA – August 25, 2020 – Cancer doesn’t stop because of a pandemic. This is why Marian Regional Medical Center, in partnership with the Santa Maria Times, is proud to present the seventh annual Day of Hope community event on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Members of the media are invited to attend Marian Regional Medical Center’s seventh annual Day of Hope event to celebrate all who make this annual fundraising event so exceptional. 

Day of Hope 2020 will feature a nearly 100-car parade, “Cruising for a Cause,” scheduled to leave the Santa Maria Fairpark at 11:00a.m. and through town to Mission Hope Cancer Center. 

The event will be held at Mission Hope Cancer Center, 1325 East Church Street, Santa Maria 93454.

Wednesday, August 26 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cancer doesn’t stop because of a pandemic, and local patients at Mission Hope Cancer Center will benefit from your help, now, more than ever. Although the annual Day of Hope event will be different this year, community members are still encouraged to get involved. still get involved. Every dollar raised makes a difference in the lives of Central Coast cancer patients.

If any members of the media would like to attend, please contact Sara San Juan at (805) 739-3574 or [email protected].


About Marian Regional Medical Center
Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care and its cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast. The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012. The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology service providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.

About Mission Hope Cancer Center
Mission Hope Cancer Center, located on the Marian Regional Medical Center campus, is the region’s only advanced comprehensive cancer care center.  Highly specialized physicians, oncology nurses and therapists provide integrated oncology care to the Central Coast. Mission Hope features the most advanced technology and provides the entire spectrum of cancer care and a multitude of support services and therapies. This state-of-the-art facility unites Santa Maria oncology treatment, imaging, research, education and outreach services at one location. Mission Hope Cancer Center is affiliated with the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and provides advanced opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials. It is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer and received seven commendations. The Marian Cancer Care Program at Mission Hope Cancer Center is a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award, which is the highest designation awarded to community cancer centers and Marian is one of only three designated programs between San Francisco and Los Angeles.


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Tuesday, August 25, 2020