UAMS Partners Card Offers Shoppers and Diners 20% Discount at About 200 Locations

By Susan Van Dusen

To purchase a Partners Card or view a complete list of participating shops and restaurants visit Cards also may be purchased by calling 501-686-8286 or at participating locations indicated on the website.

For 10 days, shoppers and diners who purchase the $50 cards will receive a 20% discount at about 200 area stores and restaurants. All proceeds from the sale of Partners Cards benefit the Cancer Institute Auxiliary and are used to fund projects that support cancer patients in Arkansas. Past projects have included free wigs for patients experiencing hair loss; housing and transportation assistance; oncology massage; patient and caregiver yoga classes; and cancer screening events.

This marks the 17th year for the Cancer Institute to offer Partners Card in central Arkansas, the 13th year in northwest Arkansas and the fifth year in Conway. During that time, the fundraiser has raised more than $1.5 million for programs and services benefiting cancer patients in Arkansas.