COLUMBUS, OH — A group of local leaders has raised $55,000 in two weeks to give meals, transportation and overnight stays to cancer patients traveling to Columbus for treatment.The collections are part of a one-month campaign — the Light of Hope Campaign — to raise $100,000 in funds, goods and services for out-of-town cancer patients and their families. The campaign is an initiative of Next Level Gives, a philanthropic arm of Next Level Trainings, an organization that offers leadership and emotional intelligence programs in central Ohio.
COLUMBUS, OH (10TV) – Families all over Central Ohio understand the stress and worries following a cancer diagnosis. Cancer survivor Jane Jacquemin-Clark said those concerns often swirl around - not treatment - but expenses. "It can be overwhelming," Jacquemin-Clark said. "We want those financially stressed families to know we stand with them."