Hope Lodge for Mississippians Battling Cancer

Whether you or someone you love has cancer, you can imagine the impact the entire process has on the patient and the caregivers –it can be overwhelming.

When you live in rural Mississippi, you often must drive hours away from home to get top-notch treatment. That’s where the Gertrude C Ford Hope Lodge comes into help to offer families a refuge, a home-away-from-home while getting your cancer treatment.

Amanda Crawford, the executive director of the American Cancer Society in Jackson, MS and Jerry Host the president and CEO of Trustmark, came by the studio to talk about the Gertrude C Ford Hope Lodge about to break ground.