Not-for-profit Group to Donate Crocheted Hats to Moffitt Cancer Center Patients

July 28, 2015

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, and the Tampa Bay Newcomers, a not-for-profit club contributing to community services.

WHAT: Members of the Tampa Bay Newcomers have crocheted nearly 100 hats they plan to donate to Moffitt. The multi-colored hats will be distributed free of charge to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment.

WHEN: 1:30 p.m.,Tuesday, Aug. 4

WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center Infusion Center, 12902 Magnolia Dr., Tampa, Fla. 33612

CONTACT: For more information email, call 813-745-1718 or visit


About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in Florida and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer since 1999. With more than 4,500 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact on Florida of nearly $1.6 billion. For more information, visit, and follow the Moffitt momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.