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Much to Celebrate at Kevin Guest House Today! While we celebrate our 47th Anniversary, one of our guests is also celebrating a milestone birthday. Many guests are with us though holidays and special occasions, including the Reddons. Terry Reddon, who turns 60 years young today, came to Kevin Guest House with her husband Eddie from...
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KEVIN GUEST HOUSE CELEBRATES 47 YEAR ANNIVERSARY Heart Award honorees will be celebrated for their outstanding generosity   Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019   Time: 5:30 p.m. Press Conference   Where: Kevin Guest House, 782 Ellicott Street, Buffalo   What:  Kevin Guest House is celebrating 47 years of providing compassionate guest care to patients and...
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For nearly ten years, Susan G. Komen® Upstate New York has been supporting Kevin Guest House by alleviating the financial burden for breast cancer patients who do not have easy access to specialized treatment close to home. In 2019, Kevin Guest House was awarded a $5,000 grant from Komen Upstate New York to cover the accommodations for...
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It was 1968 when Christine Shaffer first came to Buffalo. The native of Erie, Pa. arrived to attend secretarial school for one year at Bryant & Stratton College. She stayed in Buffalo, working at Roswell Park as a medical secretary until 1975 when her career took a turn in the American Foreign Service. But in...
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Respite for the caregiver Sharon Lawton was curled up on the couch in the living room. The comfy couch. That was important. She needed that feeling of home, of being enveloped in the softness and warmth of that familiar piece of furniture. Sharon was exhausted. She had gone “over the river and through the woods”...
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Kathy was ready for the hockey game, complete with her scarf featuring the red and white maple leaf of the Canadian Flag. She made no apologies cheering for the Montreal Canadiens, despite the fact the Buffalo Sabres were hosting her and several others from Kevin Guest House for the late October game in KeyBank Center....
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The information was overwhelming. Donna Eastwood was dealing with the reality of her diagnosis — multiple myeloma, a blood cancer — and all that her extensive regime at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center would entail. The thick packet she sifted through after meeting with her doctor was filled with information about her disease and treatment...
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It was the early 1980s when Ann Noble’s daughter was attending the University at Buffalo. She knew that Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center had a renowned breast clinic, so she thought what better place to get her annual mammogram. Living in Binghamton at the time, she would make the seven-hour round-trip drive in one day....
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Timothy Vaeth is this year’s recipient of the Kevin Garvey Award, presented by the Kevin Guest House. He will receive the honor at the 26th Annual Affaire of the Heart on Friday, Nov. 2 at the historic Buffalo Club. Vaeth, project executive at The Pike Company and a former board member at Kevin Guest House,...
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Life as they knew it changed for Gary McKinley and his wife, LeRhea, in 2007. That’s when the couple from Skaneateles, N.Y., received the diagnosis — Gary had multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells which helps fight off infection and the second most common blood cancer. Gary received nine months of chemotherapy in...
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