Freeman selling daffodils in support of local cancer patients


JOPLIN, Mo. – Freeman Health System is voicing support for caner patients in need in the form of Daffodil Days.

Hospital officials say the daffodil is a symbol of hope as a spring flower and marks new beginning in a patients journey. Freeman is selling the flower with proceeds benefitting cancer patients at the Freeman Cornell-Beshore Cancer Institute.

“The fund helps address the community’s critical needs,” said Jason Gorham, Freeman Vice President of Administrative Services. “Donations made to the Freeman Cornell-Beshore Cancer Institute Fund help ensure that patients receive the very best care through the newest medical techniques and cutting-edge technologies, as well as providing cancer education materials to patients and families.”

Orders for daffodils must be placed online by Thursday, March 4. They are available in a bundle of ten for $15 or three flowers for $5.

Visit to order. For more information, please call 417.347.6658. Pre-ordered daffodils will be available for pick-up at Freeman Hospital West lobby on Tuesday, March 23, from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.