Pink Ribbon Angels | Free Mammogram & Biopsy Program
Formed in January 2009, for the purpose of providing assistance to qualified residents of the Wickenburg Area to cover uninsured expenses associated with the diagnosis of breast cancer. Oprima aqui para leer en español.
Applicants for Free Testing must meet the following requirements:
*Uninsured or underinsured (unmet deductible is $1,500+) between ages of 35 and 64
*Residency in Aguila, Bagdad, Circle City, Congress, Forepaugh, Hillside, Kirkland, Morristown, Peeple’s Valley, Salome, Wenden, Wickenburg, Wittmann, or Yarnell.
*Have a mammogram prescription from your provider OR make an appointment with a provider at Community Hospital Clinic by calling 928-668-1833 to obtain a brief free screening appointment for the prescription
*$15 gas cards provided to residents outside Wickenburg
*Call the Wickenburg Community Hospital at 928-668-1803 to schedule the free mammogram appointment at the Breast Center of Excellence, available Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
If deemed necessary, patient will be provided a free follow-up Diagnostic Mammogram or Ultrasound. In the event an MRI or biopsy is recommended, your medical provider should contact Peter Stachowicz, Chief of Ambulatory Services, at WCH 928-684-4385 to qualify for free coverage.
A free baseline Bone Density Test is available to qualified women as outlined above with a history or family history of breast cancer.
To date, the Pink Ribbon Angels have funded over 1,000 free mammograms and diagnostic tests, as well as over 200 free screening appointments.
Funding is provided by individual donations, grants, as well as from the Annual October “Wickenburg Walks to Boot Breast Cancer” sponsored by the Wickenburg Breast Cancer Network, a 501(c)3 organization.
Donations are tax deductible and should be mailed to:
Pink Ribbon Angels
PO Box 1956
Wickenburg, AZ 85358
For additional information please call Joan McDermott at 928-684-5812
Pink Ribbon Angel Advisory Committee:
Joan McDermott, Director of PRA
Brenda Crissman, Foundation Executive Director
Peter Stachowicz, WCH Medical Imaging Manager
Shannon Nelson, WCH Admitting/Registration
Nancy Carter PA-C, WCH Clinic – Wickenburg
Lea Way FNP, WCH Clinic – Congress
Rena Koeneke, WCH Lead Mammographer
Patti Clavette, WCH Assistant Controller
Meg Allred RN, WCH Case Manager
Tina Wuerthele President, WBCN, Inc.
Karol DeVore, Los Caballeros Golf Club