Raising funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer
First United Door Technologies employees are teaming up to share the experience and fundraise for the fight against breast cancer.
The “United for the Cure” team will be participating in the 16th Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® on Sunday, October 12th. This is the second year of participation in the annual event.
The Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Since 1993, the Affiliate has raised over $13 million to fight breast cancer for research and the local STEP grant program (Screening, Treatment and Education Program). Last year’s event had 37,000 participants and raised $1.9 million.
The Phoenix Affiliate is one of 125 Affiliates around the world. Since starting the breast cancer movement 25 years ago, Susan G. Komen for the Cure has transformed the clinic and the culture – how the world talks about and treats this devastating disease – and helped turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors. By the end of 2008, Komen will have invested over $1 billion in breast cancer research and community outreach programs, becoming the world’s largest source of nonprofit funds fighting the disease.