Since 2000, the American Cancer Society’s Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge in Birmingham, Alabama has offered a solution to cancer patients who must undergo treatment far from home. The Hope Lodge provides housing free of charge on a first-come, first served basis to cancer patients and their families during their course of treatment. The Hope Lodge not only reduces the financial burden, but also provides a much-needed supportive environment.
Guests of the Hope Lodge enjoy rooms with a private bath and television. Other amenities include a shared kitchen, library, dining room, living room and laundry room. Guests are able and encouraged to make themselves very much at home, engaging in such normal everyday activities as buying groceries, preparing meals, doing dishes, working at a computer terminal or watching television.
St. Vincent Centennial Lodge
St. Vincent Centennial Lodge features 25 comfortable guestrooms within an atmosphere designed to be similar to home. Each room features Mission style, maple finished furnishings and contains:
St. Vincent’s Centennial Lodge is designed to provide patient’s families with comfortable, close, and convenient overnight accommodations. Built in 2000 with the generous gifts from community, corporate, and individual donors, Centennial Lodge was designed to feel just like home and features:
- 25 rooms with queen-sized beds
- Free Pass to Fitness Center
- Free Wi-Fi
- Coffee maker and mini refrigerator
- Laundry facility with wash and dryer
- 2 Family Rooms
- Interdenominational Prayer Room
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Handicap accessible
- TV with cable
- Voicemail service