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The Hope for Change Foundation

Representatives from the Hope for Change Foundation, Anthony Casella '97 (founder) and Elliot Garcia '98, recently presented a check of $10,000 to White Plains Hospital President Susan Fox; Director of Breast Surgery Sunny Mitchell, MD; and Administrative Director of the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center Una Hopkins, RN, FNP-BC, DNPc.  The donation will be specifically geared towards the ongoing research study involving cancer survivorship called the DEALS-EPS study or dietary education and LIVESTRONG exercise program study, which investigates the effects of diet and exercise education on outcomes and well-being among cancer survivors. Many Iona Prep Alums are heavily involved in this foundation. They include Jason Summers '98, Brian Ennis '98, Robert Hoffmann '00, Jason Wonsang '02, and Frank Riccobono '06.