170 families bought 500 roses in Alissa’s name. Furthermore, the community managed to raise more than $4,500 for Susan G. Komen cancer research.
What did they do with 500 roses?
Alissa and her husband decided to share the joy with the other cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy session that day. They decided to share the flowers with the other patients.
Along with the roses, patients received a special note
The note read, “My family would like to give you the gift of roses. I hope they add joy to your day. I know too well what families face when they have a loved one touched by cancer. If there is one thing I have learned from this journey it is that the support of friends and family is priceless.”