Santa and Mrs. Claus Make Extraordinary Gift

While the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 prevented their customary visit to the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, “Santa” Joe McGee and “Mrs. Claus” Dawn McGee were determined to continue their mission to raise funds for children being treated for cancer. They adapted their community event appearances to safely hear children’s Christmas wishes. We are grateful for the joyful and generous spirit of Santa Joe and Mrs. Claus Dawn and their extraordinary gifts to the UFPTI for the Children Fund, which supports various pediatric programs and child life activities to help make treatment easier for even the youngest of patients.

About This Newsletter

The Precision Newsletter is an electronic-only publication that is distributed by email. Each issue is sent monthly to patients, alumni patients and friends of the University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute. As the official newsletter of the Institute, the content is compiled and prepared by our communications representative and approved by the editor Stuart Klein, executive director of UF Health Proton Therapy Institute. Special bulletin newsletters may occasionally be prepared when timely topics and new developments in proton therapy occur. If you would like to send a Letter to the Editor, please click here.


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