Waterfall Foundation donates $10,000 to Wrangell-based cancer care group

Ever since Nancy Murkowski’s friend had a cancer scare in the early 1970s, Murkowski has made it a mission to raise funds to help fight the disease.

On Aug. 20, the Waterfall Foundation, a nonprofit organization Murkowski founded more than 20 years ago, presented the WMC Foundation with a check for $10,000. In turn, the Wrangell foundation helps cancer patients and their families with travel and lodging expenses related to cancer care.

Murkowski’s friend had to travel from Fairbanks to Seattle all those years ago in order to find a clinic with mammography equipment.

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