Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Save the Date- Sept 5, 2008 Stand Up to Cancer

On Sept 5 2008 at 8 pm the program Stand Up to Cancer will be aired simultaneously on 3 networks , NBC, ABC and CBS. The driving force for the presentation is the organization Stand Up to Cancer.

Here is info from a press release provided by Stand Up To Cancer.

May 28, 2008 – NEW YORK, NY/LOS ANGELES, CA: Stand Up To Cancer www.standup2cancer.org), a new initiative to raise philanthropic dollars for accelerating ground-breaking research, launches today through an unprecedented collaboration uniting the major television networks, entertainment industry executives, celebrities and prominent leaders in cancer research and patient advocacy. ABC, CBS and NBC will donate one hour of simultaneous commercial-free primetime for a nationally televised fundraising event to air on September 5, 2008 (8 pm EDT and PDT), aimed at rallying the public around the goal of ending cancer's reign as a leading cause of death.

If you are on facebook you can join the Stand Up for cancer group here.
What a great way to make cancer research a priority! I am pleased that the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the Wellness Community are involved in this initiative.


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