Maine Breast Cancer Coalition volunteers accepted the donation at a July 26 ceremony at the Fisher Engineering manufacturing plant in Rockland. We are grateful for Fisher’s continued generosity and support for our work, and for the warm welcome we always receive from the Fisher Engineering staff.
Photo, left to right: Christine Haiss, MBCC Board and Support Service Fund Committee member; John Murphy, Vice President, Sales, Douglas Dynamics; Carol Beagan, MBCC treasurer and Support Service Fund Committee member
Photo, left to right: Bethany Zell, MBCC President; Jaclyn Silk, Bangor Savings Bank Assistant Vice President and branch manager of the State Street branch; Carol Beagan, MBCC Treasurer.
Currently, Medicare and many private insurance policies fail to cover the costs of the daily compression supplies people with lymphedema need to control their swelling. People who can’t afford these supplies are left with worsening lymphedema, which can lead to infections and even long-term disability.