About Us

Lymphedema Resources, Inc. is run by volunteers, which means our overhead is extremely lean. 2016 is our eleventh year of service. Up until 2016, we have filled 711 requests for services, worth $189,721 in garments and treatments, covering 5 counties in Southwest Florida.

Our Vision

Our vision is to prevent lymphedema as a significant health problem through education, action and advocacy.

Our Mission

Our mission as a community-based, volunteer organization is to raise awareness of the potential for development of lymphedema, to assure availability of the resources for treatment and to eliminate barriers for those with lymphedema.

Shared Values

  • To educate at-risk members of the community about lymphedema through well developed networks and materials.

  • To obtain monetary support through fund-raising efforts.

  • To provide excellent, quality services in a professional manner.

  • To be diligent advocates for those with lymphedema and those at risk of lymphedema.

Front Row: John Wellum, Jackie Speas, Wendy Grossman, Ellen Poage-Hooper Back Row: Joyce Weiser, Sarah Bissell, Claire Hauentstein, Carmen Trujillo

Our Board Members

 

President: John Wellum
Vice-President: Claire Hauenstein
Treasurer: Jackie Speas
Secretary: Sally Bissell
Directors-at-Large: Ellen Poage-Hooper, Joyce Weiser, Wendy Grossman, Carmen Trujillo

 

Front Row: John Wellum, Jackie Speas, Wendy Grossman, Ellen Poage-HooperBack Row: Joyce Weiser, Sarah Bissell, Claire Hauentstein, Carmen Trujillo