The Friends of WVU Hospitals donated $5,000 to the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Fund through the WVU Cancer Institute at the WVU-Iowa State men's basketball game Feb. 24.

The money was raised through the sale of the Hugg-a-Bears that are exclusively available in the Friends Gift Shop at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Posing with coach Bob Huggins are, from left to right, Kerry Gibson, Friends board member; Stacie Redelman, Friends board member; Whitney Rae Hatcher, manager WVU Medicine Volunteer Services; Stacy Shearer (president-elect, Friends board; Monti Bear; and Victoria Shuman, president, Friends board.