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Methodist Charlton Women's Imaging Receives Generous Check from Think PINK! Event

groupWomen’s Imaging at Methodist Charlton Medical Center recently received a generous check for over $8,000 from breast cancer survivor Sheri Mathis and her annual Shop, Eat Drink PINK! event in the Bishop Arts District. Mathis created the event to raise money and awareness of the importance of early detection. A survivor of two breast cancer diagnoses, Mathis considers herself one of the lucky ones because her cancer was detected early via an annual mammogram. Very grateful, Mathis is now driven to help others and create more survivors. “Early detection is key to a great future,” she says. Mathis credits the merchants and restaurants in Bishop Arts and beyond, the wonderful volunteers, and generous sponsors for the success of Shop, Eat, Drink PINK! which almost doubled proceeds from the previous year. Methodist Charlton was one of the sponsors of the event.

“We are indebted to Sheri for her continued support,” mammography team leader Jana Munoz says. “Because of her fundraising events, Methodist Charlton has been able to provide breast health services to many women who otherwise would not have been able to afford them. We also thank the merchants of Bishop Arts as well as other contributors for their tremendous support of the Shop, Eat, Drink, PINK! event which kicked off in the Bishop Arts District last October.”

The donated funds will be used to help provide mammograms for uninsured patients and support the Nurse Navigator program at Methodist Charlton.

About Methodist Health System

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Dallas-based Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated health care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Eight hospitals and 27 Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the fastest-growing health systems in America, Methodist continues to add facilities and services to enhance patient care along the entire continuum. Additional information is available at Connect through Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

Lynette Wilkinson, APR