Hope Lodge offers cancer patients a home away from home free of charge

The “unofficial mayor” of the The AstraZeneca Hope Lodge was hesitant and intimidated by the struggles ahead of him until he got his bearings at free living space for out-of-town cancer patients. Leaving his wife and daughter in Hawaii to undergo prostate cancer treatment was not something he was looking forward to, but Bill Merchant soon realized how far kindness and companionship goes when dealing with people who are fighting for their lives. Read more