American Cancer Society Opens a Hope Lodge in Utah, Giving Hope a Home for Cancer Patients in the Intermountain West
Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates the completion of a home-away-from-home for patients traveling to receive treatment in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City, Sept. 17, 2015 – The American Cancer Society proudly celebrated the completion of its Utah Hope Lodge today with a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate the facility. Hundreds of cancer patients and caregivers each year will now be able to relax, heal and support each other while staying at the Hope Lodge and receiving care at any one of Salt Lake City’s premier cancer treatment facilities.
The Hope Lodge in Utah is the first of its kind to serve the Intermountain West and will provide lodging and amenities, free of charge, to cancer patients who travel from rural areas of Utah and surrounding states. The ribbon cutting
ceremony was held in front of the new, 63,000 sq. ft. facility located in downtown Salt Lake at 100 South and 400 East.
American Cancer Society Makes Significant Shift in Utah Hope Lodge Campaign, Commences by Joining the National #GivingTuesday Movement
The Society calls on Intermountain West residents to fund a night and change the life of a cancer patient needing to stay at Hope Lodge in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City, December 2, 2014 – This #GivingTuesday, as the nation comes together to celebrate generosity and give back, the American Cancer Society is asking Utah and the Intermountain West region to help fund patients’ stays at the soon-to-be Hope Lodge in Salt Lake City by making a donation at GiveHopeAHome.org on or before December, 2.
A donation of just $38 will fund a night for a patient and caregiver who will be able to stay at the lodge free of charge for the duration of their treatment. The average length of a patient’s stay at an American Cancer Society
Hope Lodge is 21 days.
American Cancer Society Breaks Ground for Hope Lodge
The home away from home for traveling cancer patients is becoming a reality as construction commences on the first Hope Lodge in the Intermountain West
Salt Lake City, May 14, 2014 – The American Cancer Society proudly broke ground today to begin the construction phase of building a Hope Lodge in Utah, the first lodge of its kind to serve the Intermountain West.
The Society also announced it has raised nearly $17 million of its $18 million capital campaign goal and recognized the donors and organizations that have made beginning construction possible.
American Cancer Society Completes Demolition Phase of Hope Lodge® Campaign, Continuing the Legacy of Former LDS Meetinghouse
In an innovative approach to deconstruction, the Hope Lodge leveraged the original donation from the LDS church to extend its benefits and further help the community
Salt Lake City, March, 03, 2014 – American Cancer Society proudly announced today it will begin the next phase in building a Hope Lodge® in Utah, a free home-away-from-home for cancer patients traveling to Salt
Lake City to receive care. While it will still continue fundraising to reach its total campaign goal, the Society will complete the demolition of the former LDS meetinghouse on site. Utilizing a new approach to deconstruction
and demolition, the non-profit has extended the benefits of the original land and building donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help even more people across the state.
The Associated General Contractors of Utah Lends Supporting Hand to Give Hope a Home in Utah
Donation and member support will help traveling cancer patients throughout the Intermountain West
SALT LAKE CITY, Jan 16, 2014 — The American Cancer Society announced today that the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Utah chapter has joined forces to build a Hope Lodge in Utah, kicking off with a $20,000
donation from the association and its members.
American Cancer Society Selects Builder for Salt Lake City
Local builder, R&O Construction, selected to make home away from home a reality for cancer patients receiving treatment in Salt Lake
SALT LAKE CITY, Sep 25, 2013 — The American Cancer Society announced today plans to embark on the next phase of bringing hope to cancer patients receiving treatment in Salt Lake with its selection of local company,
R&O Construction, as the builder of its newest Hope Lodge®.
American Cancer Society Donates Building Materials from Church to Habitat for Humanity in Preparation for the Construction of a Hope Lodge
Once a house of hope, former LDS church building continues its legacy in Salt Lake–bringing homes to needy families and hope to cancer patients
SALT LAKE CITY, Jun 26, 2013 – After announcing its selection of Salt Lake as the location for its newest Hope Lodge, The American Cancer Society announced today that before it begins construction of the Lodge
it will donate materials from the former church building on site to the local Habitat for Humanity. Together, the two organizations will harvest all reusable materials from the building for use in Habitat for Humanity’s local
Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation Donates $500,000 to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge
Donation brings Hope Lodge Fundraising to nearly $12 million
Salt Lake City—March 25, 2013— The American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that the Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation has donated $500,000 towards efforts to build a Hope Lodge in Utah. The Hope
Lodge will offer complimentary accommodations for cancer patients and their caregivers who travel to Salt Lake for treatment.
O.C. Tanner Donates $1 million to American Cancer Society
Bringing Hope Lodge fundraising to nearly $12 million
Salt Lake City—Feb. 5, 2013— Today the American Cancer Society announced that the O.C. Tanner Company has donated $1 million toward the campaign to build a Hope Lodge in Utah. The Hope Lodge will offer complimentary
accommodations for cancer patients and their caregivers who travel to Salt Lake for treatment.
American Cancer Society Raises Over $10 Million
for Hope Lodge in Salt Lake City
Hope Lodge will provide a home away from home for cancer patients receiving
treatment in Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City—Sept. 20, 2012— Fighting cancer is hard enough. Patients shouldn’t have to worry about the financial burden and complication brought on by having to travel far from home to receive treatment. And
soon, thanks to the American Cancer Society and generous donors, they won’t have to.