Lucent Gift Launches Bringing Thoughtful Gifts To Women Fighting Cancer

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Lucent Gift box for women fighting cancer
Lucent Gift box for women fighting cancer

For loved ones of cancer warriors anywhere, Lucent Gift offers a collection of handmade, luxury items - an arrangement of gifts for women in the midst of treatment and recovery.  

Each item is handpicked by Lucent Gift founder and two-time cancer survivor, Missy Luce. The items are from Chattanooga and woman-owned businesses and each serves a specific purpose.

Healing salves from Wooden Spoon, calming herbal tea from Wildflower Tea Shop and Apothecary with a hand thrown tea mug by Annie Hanks Ceramics, a scented candle from The Rustic House to ease nausea, and specialty chocolates from the Hot Chocolatier are part of the standard gift.

Additionally, an open jacket made of hemp and organic cotton commissioned specifically by Temperate for post-mastectomy use is included. The "lightweight, versatile, and beautiful" jacket features two interior pockets designed to conceal the post-surgical drainage system with the intent to also be used as an all-purpose garment. 

“I understand firsthand the heartache and physical battles of living through treatment recovery,” said Ms. Luce. “I founded Lucent Gift out of a desire to help shine light into the lives of women undergoing their own cancer battles by offering thoughtfully curated gift boxes of beautiful, yet functional items that help her feel luxurious, dignified and cared for.”  

Everything, from the box it arrives in, has been thoughtfully chosen and designed to be kept if not used. The box, jacket, ceramic mug are archival quality, something that can be passed down to family members.

This gift is also the answer to many who struggle to find just what to do when a friend is going through cancer, said Ms. Luce. Because it was created by and for cancer patients, the giver will know the receiver will appreciate and enjoy it. With each box, Luce includes a handwritten card with each person’s name who contributed to the gift. This is an option for groups of friends and co-workers to show they care. The card becomes part of the keepsakes and the recipient will know each person who supported her along the way.  

While everything is sourced from the Chattanooga market, Lucent Gifts are available online and can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. Future plans include expansion into other markets where local recipients can enjoy locally sourced items. For more information and to purchase visit lucentgift.com.  

“During treatment and recovery, a moment of luxury, even if only a moment, can make all the difference,” said Ms. Luce. 


CHI Memorial Mobile Health Clinic To Visit Chattanooga Oct. 23

Ronald McDonald House Cancels Gala And Pivots To Red Hot Online Auction

Parkridge East Hospital To Host "Crush The Crisis" Opioid Take Back Day Oct. 23


The CHI Memorial Mobile Health Program announces the mobile clinic will be at Olivet Baptist Church, 740 East MLK Blvd. in Chattanooga on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m.02 p.m. To schedule ... (click for more)

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga has made the decision to cancel the Red Hot Red Striped 30th Anniversary Gala scheduled for Nov. 6 at The Westin. They will proceed with ... (click for more)

Parkridge Health System announced Thursday that it is hosting its third annual opioid take back event to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid misuse and proper disposal of medications ... (click for more)



Living Well

CHI Memorial Mobile Health Clinic To Visit Chattanooga Oct. 23

The CHI Memorial Mobile Health Program announces the mobile clinic will be at Olivet Baptist Church, 740 East MLK Blvd. in Chattanooga on Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m.02 p.m. To schedule a mammogram exam, call 423-495-4040. Officials said, "All women should have a baseline screening between the ages of 35-40, followed by annual screenings. "You must have your doctor's ... (click for more)

Ronald McDonald House Cancels Gala And Pivots To Red Hot Online Auction

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga has made the decision to cancel the Red Hot Red Striped 30th Anniversary Gala scheduled for Nov. 6 at The Westin. They will proceed with the Red Hot online Auction. The Auction will go live on Oct. 29 and end on Nov. 8. Check the Facebook Event page for more information leading up to the auction and get ready to bid. “This ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Game Ends In Chaos As Kiffin Returns To Knoxville And Narrowly Wins

The long-awaited return of Lane Kiffin to Neyland Stadium ended in chaos as many in the crowd of over 102,000 tossed hundreds of bottles and other debris onto the field, causing a 25-minute delay and injuring some fans who were hit in the head by flying objects. Tennessee still had a chance at a comeback in the final 54 seconds, but two final efforts to get into the end zone ... (click for more)

Injured Motorcyclist Rescued On Lookout Mountain Saturday Evening

An injured motorcyclist was rescued Saturday evening on Lookout Mountain. Chattanooga Fire Department Squad 20, Squad 13, And Battalion 1 Chief (Red) assisted in rescuing the driver from an embankment. (click for more)

Opinion

Don't Double The City Judge's Workload Or Cut Their Pay

Why would any City Council person want to double the work load of our wonderful city judge and cut her pay in half? The answer should be no, no, no. Ed Gravitte (click for more)

Why Mandates Are Ridiculous - And Response

Hamilton County COVID cases 62,525 Hamilton County COVID deaths 638 By my math 62525/638 = 0.012 percent 0.012 percent of people that got COVID died from it 99.988 percent survived including myself I just wanted to point out how ridiculous vaccine mandates really are and how COVID hysteria, driven by the media and federal government, is unwarranted. Vaccines reduce ... (click for more)