Taylor Russell presented a check for $9,000 to Genesis Cancer Services. - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

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Published on November 25, 2019

Taylor Russell Presents $9,000 Check to Genesis Cancer Services

taylor russell presenting large check with group of people

Funds raised during Dancing with the Divas

Zanesville, Ohio (Nov. 25, 2019) – Taylor Russell presented a check for $9,000 to Genesis Cancer Services to be used for patients receiving care in the Genesis Breast Care Center. Russell raised the donation through his participation in “Dancing with the Divas,” the Zanesville celebrity fundraiser and dance competition in July. Lori Gilliland was Russell’s Dancing Diva partner.

“Genesis Cancer Services and the Genesis Breast Care Center are grateful to Mr. Russell for his generous donation,” said Pebbles Thornton, RN, BSN, OCN, director of Genesis Cancer Services. “The funds will be used to provide our patients with much-needed services geared toward early detection and treatment of breast cancer.”

Pictured during the check presentation are left to right: Jerry Nolder, executive director of the Genesis HealthCare Foundation; Melinda Russell; Taylor Russell; Lori Gilliland; and Pebbles Thornton, director of Genesis Cancer Services.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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