The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center

A Community of Caring

The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center wishes to express its appreciation and a  sincere thank you to its neighbors and friends by recognizing the spirit and hard work of the members of our community in fulfilling the Mission of the Leever Cancer Center.

Our appreciation goes to: The L.E.O. (Leadership, Experience, Opportunity) Club at Swift Middle School who, in conjunction with the Watertown Lions Foundation, held a fundraiser benefitting HLRCC. Exceptional leadership!

As part of their civics project for New Britain High School Gold Guidance, sisters Alyssa and Hannah Vogel put together comfort bags for HLRCC patients. Thank you!

Our appreciation to the staff of Web Solutions, Inc. for their generous donations. Matched by a donation from the company, the funds helped support HLRCC’s breast cancer support group “Brave at Heart” with their Survivor Slumber Sleepover Celebration.

Special thanks to D. A. Narducci, III for the fun and much-appreciated donation of Beanie Babies for our patients!

Driggs School in Waterbury held a “Pink Out Day,”raising money for HLRCC in honor of beloved teacher Lucia Sheetz.

Mary Kay representative Rosemary Gurga, presented 30 bags prepared especially for our patients to Jessica Lynch of the American Cancer Society.

Way to go! The Watertown High School girls swimming and diving teams sold “Swim for a Cure” t-shirts and pink ducks and held a special cancer-awareness meet to honor those dealing with cancer.

The FB Motorcycle Social Club, whose 5th Annual Turkey Run took place on November 6, stopped at HLRCC to donate the ingredients needed to provide several families with a turkey dinner and to provide additional turkeys for HLRCC to give away!

Girl Scout Troop #64009 of Middlebury/Southbury warmed many hearts by donating comfort bags and homemade fleece blankets to our patients.

Our appreciation to the students and teachers of Wallace Middle School in Waterbury for the donation they made from their “Dress Down Days”  fundraiser in October.

We are grateful to The Wendell Cross School in Waterbury for their generous “Pink Out Day” donation.

Special thanks to Breast Cancer Charities of America for their generous  donation of 25 comfort bags for patients.

Our gratitude to the Knights of Columbus Council #33 whose First Annual Golf Tournament supported the HLRCC Stepping Forward Survivorship Program. 

This past October, the Watertown Police Department held their Second Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Crestbook Park Golf Course for HLRCC’s Stepping Forward Cancer Survivorship Program which supports individuals living with, living through, and living beyond cancer.

A special thank you to Officers Christopher Paquin and Christopher Donston for their exceptional role in continuing to organize this event. We are grateful to you, the entire Watertown police force, sponsor MacDermid Performance Solutions, and all the sponsors, volunteers and participants for supporting Greater Waterbury cancer patients, survivors and their families. Tremendous thanks to Watertown’s Finest!