Lee National Denim Day® has raised millions for breast cancer programs and research, and three ambassadors will help lead this year’s campaign
July 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Three courageous breast cancer survivors are Lee Jeans’ 2014 Lee National Denim Day ambassadors, leading a campaign to raise millions of dollars to fight breast cancer. The three women will join Lee on Friday, October 3, to urge millions of people nationwide to put on their jeans and donate $5 or more for the American Cancer Society’s life-saving breast cancer programs and research.
The annual award goes to a CEO who has supported the Society through time, commitment & company involvement
ST. LOUIS, MO, June 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The American Cancer Society announces that the 2014 recipient of the CEO of the Year award is being presented to Steven Bangert, Chairman & CEO of CoBiz Financial for his outstanding support of the Society’s mission to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
Livenation.com and Ticketmaster.com Give Fans Opportunity to Help Fight Cancer through April 13, 2014
LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and the American Cancer Society announced today a collaboration to raise awareness of cancer issues and critically needed funds to help finish the fight.
SEATTLE, Feb. 4, 2014 -- As a part of its ongoing cancer research fundraising and awareness program, Holland America Line will hold On Deck for a Cause events this week across its fleet of 15 ships in support of World Cancer Day. From Australia and Antarctica to the Indian Ocean and Caribbean, guests and crew around the world will gather on deck to make the walk amid glaciers, palm trees and the Panama Canal.
Chevrolet’s Purple Roads initiative helps patients get to treatment
DETROIT, January 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today Chevrolet announced it will donate $1 – up to a total of $1 million – for each Facebook and Twitter user who changes his or her profile to purple, the color of cancer survival, in time for World Cancer Day on Feb. 4.
Big Ten Network to Donate $10,000 to Fight against Cancer
ATLANTA, Jan. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - More than 4,000 basketball coaches from across the country will lace up for the fight against cancer when they step out of their loafers, oxfords, and wingtips and into sneakers during games as part of Coaches vs. Cancer® Suits and Sneakers™ Awareness Weekend, set for January 24-26.
National hotel chain donates 10,000 free stays and 10,000 discounted stays to patients in treatment
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Extended Stay America -- the largest company-owned and operated hotel chain in the U.S. -- and the American Cancer Society -- the largest voluntary health organization in the U.S. -- announce an unprecedented multi-year partnership through which Extended Stay America will provide 20,000 overnight stays to cancer patients who must travel far from home to receive life-saving treatment.
Sally G. Cowal Brings Health, Government and Nonprofit Experience to New Role
September 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The American Cancer Society has named Sally G. Cowal, a former U.S. ambassador and U.S. Foreign Service Officer, senior vice president, Global Health. Cowal brings her deep knowledge of and influence in the global health, government and nonprofit sectors to this new role and joins the Society at a critical time as the organization transforms to save thousands of lives per day worldwide from cancer,
Annual award recognizes companies’ generous contributions to the Society’s fight against cancer
June 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The American Cancer Society is honoring 18 companies with the Excellence in Philanthropy award for their generous support of the Society’s efforts to eliminate cancer as a public health burden.