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Free Mammograms this Month

Lisa Pachnos

Sunday, May 18, 2014 • 8:53pm

SPARTA, NJ-Project Self-Sufficiency and the Newton Medical Center Foundation are teaming up to offer free mammograms to eligible women on Thursday, May 29 at Project Self-Sufficiency.  To receive a free mammogram, women must be uninsured or underinsured and over the age of 40.  Mammograms will be offered by appointment only, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Funding for the free mammograms is provided by the Newton Medical Center Foundation.

Project Self-Sufficiency is a private non-profit community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey.  The agency’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of holistic, respectful, and comprehensive services enabling low-income single parents, teen parents, two-parent families, and displaced homemakers to improve their lives and the lives of their children through the achievement of personal and economic self-sufficiency and family stability. 

Since 1986 Project Self-Sufficiency has served more than 19,500 families, including over 30,000 children.  Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.  To schedule a free mammogram, or to find out more about the programs and services offered by Project Self-Sufficiency, call 973-940-3500.

The Newton Medical Center Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Newton Medical Center, exists to serve the present and future health and wellness needs of this community and beyond. Gifts to the Newton Medical Center Foundation allow the Newton Medical Center to stay on the forefront of medical and technological advances and to enhance its programs, services and facilities. Every gift, no matter the size, greatly helps.  To learn more about the Newton Medical Center Foundation or to make a gift please visit www.newtonmedicalcenterfoundation.org or call 973-579-8309.

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