"We're trying to work more efficiently and do a better job of using our donor dollars," said Julie Aycock, regional director of development. "It's just more economical at this time to do home-based offices."
As the ACS staff typically works in the communities it serves anyhow, some will now be more centrally located, and they'll be able to perform their jobs just as well outside of the office, officials said.
For patients and caregivers who seek support and resources, those will continue to be available locally, as the Missouri Delta Medical Cancer and Infusion Center has partnered with the ACS.
On Monday, the Cancer Resource Center will open at 1126 N. Main St. There, cancer patients will have access to free wigs, turbans and other personal care items.
In addition, the Center's staff can provide patients and their caregivers information on cancer, as well as guidance to identifying the resources needed to help ease the day-to-day cancer burden, such as transportation and lodging assistance, according to a news release.
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