NEWPORT BEACH, CA —During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced a $5 million gift to Hoag Breast Center in Newport Beach from renowned Orange County philanthropist Sue Gross. The donation will expand the scope of services at the center.
“Many women I have known have bravely faced breast cancer, including my mother and two sisters,” Gross said in making her gift from the Sue J. Gross Foundation. “I’m proud to be able to make this gift in all of their honors. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and my wish is that this contribution will serve as a beacon of hope for all women battling this disease, and also as a reminder that we can never stop advancing the treatments available and the search to finally find a cure.”
In appreciation of her significant gift, Hoag is renaming the center in Newport Beach, the Sue J. Gross