The Newton-Wellesley Hospital Charitable Foundation has announced that its fifth annual HopeWalks event held on Sunday, September 28, 2014 had over 850 participants and 65 teams and has raised to date more than $180,000 to benefit the Integrative Support Services offered at the Vernon Cancer Center. These life-enhancing services for cancer patients optimize healing and comfort throughout treatment. Newton-Wellesley Hospital wants to make these services available to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay.

Donations may still be made to HopeWalks at or by calling (617) 243-6243.


Callie Crossley from WGBH-FM’s Under the Radar emceed this year’s HopeWalks event.

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Jeffrey Wisch, MD, Chief, Hematology/Oncology at Newton-Wellesley Hospital; James Vernon, MD; and
NWH Charitable Foundation Board Chair Mark Belsky, MD