Help Fight Breast Cancer with a Few Clicks!
Musselman’s Celebrate Family Sweepstakes isn’t only about family fun. It’s also about raising happy, healthy families, and fighting one of the biggest health risks faced by women (and mothers) in the United States: breast cancer. During October (which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and running to the end of our sweepstakes on December 9, 2013, Musselman’s is donating $1 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) for every new “like” on our Facebook page and weekly entry in our sweepstakes. It’s that simple!
Why breast cancer? The statistics are startling: as many as one in eight U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in life. On top of that, breast cancer is the second leading cause of death, and most common form of cancer, among women.
Studies indicate that a few simple steps could significantly lower the rate of breast cancer and improve the lives of the more than 220,000 U.S. women diagnosed each year. That’s why Musselman’s is partnering again with NBCF, a non-profit organization devoted to raising awareness about the importance of breast self-exams, mammograms, and other early detection measures. Here’s what NBCF offers, for free, to women nationwide:
- A National Mammography Program that provides free mammograms and diagnostic breast care services to underserved women.
- An Early Detection Program that comes with an app, which sends reminders to conduct breast exams at home and make appointments for mammograms and clinical breast exams based on age and family history.
- Easy-to-interpret, illustrated information and resources to educate families about the diagnosis, types, stages, and treatments of breast cancer, plus a discussion of common myths surrounding the disease.
Start fighting breast cancer by entering a response to this week’s scavenger hunt question. Then tell your friends, family, and colleagues to take part, too. The more Facebook fans and scavenger hunt responses we receive, the more money Musselman’s will donate to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Our goal is $50,000. With your help, we can reach it!