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Buckeye Drugs Makes Donation to Sherry’s Hope



Buckeye Drugs in Lebanon recently presented a $6,000 check to Sherry’s Hope as part of their sponsorship for the Sherry’s Run 5K to benefit Sherry’s Hope.

“We see first-hand the impact a cancer diagnosis has on someone,” said Cory McDonald, pharmacist and owner of Buckeye Drugs. “Sherry’s Hope is a tremendous resource for anyone in our community who is battling cancer. We have been a supporter of Sherry’s Hope and a Sherry’s Run 5K sponsor since 2010 because we know so many people affected by cancer and we know the great work Sherry’s Hope does to help people in our community. This is one way we can give back and help others.”

“With the support of so many great businesses like Buckeye Drugs, we are able to help so many people in Wilson County and surrounding communities who are facing a financial hardship due to a cancer diagnosis and treatment,” said Alisa Eakes, Sherry’s Hope patient assistance director. “We are so thankful for Cory and his amazing staff at Buckeye Drugs.”

Sherry’s Hope is a non-profit organization that works throughout the year to provide hope to families battling cancer in Wilson County and surrounding communities by offering emotional encouragement and financial assistance. In addition, Sherry’s Hope works to spread colon health awareness by distributing free colon cancer screening tests and providing colonoscopy assistance.

To learn more about Sherry’s Hope, please call 615-925-2592, email, or visit If you or someone you know has a current cancer diagnosis, please call 615-925-9932, email or click here to learn more about our financial assistance program. To make an online donation to Sherry’s Hope, click here. Donations may also be mailed to: Sherry’s Hope, P.O. Box 8, Lebanon, TN 37088-0008.

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Top Row (left to right) Wendy Preston, Brandi Bell, Megan McDonald, Cory McDonald, Joseph West, Russell Kirby

Bottom Row (left to right) Gina Ragland, Nashea Young, Jessica Rogan, Riane Allen

Corrie Cluck

Faith, courage, optimism and a desire to help others were qualities that defined Sharon “Sherry” Patterson Whitaker. Both before and after the energetic wife and mother was diagnosed with colon cancer, the impression she made on her family, friends and community was undeniable. While her battle in the flesh was lost in 2004, the spirit she had shown throughout life continues to touch more lives every day. Because of Sherry’s Run, a 5K run/walk benefit organized in Sherry’s memory, area cancer victims and their families can make strides toward becoming cancer survivors, and researchers are a small step closer to stopping the disease for good.