Every year, thousands of women are diagnosed with breast cancer. As the Team Captain for Motivators at the annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk, I try to know as much as I can about the disease, including all the latest statistics. So it's not surprising that I clicked a link to a CNN story entitled "Army of Volunteers Saves Lives with Clipboards, High Spirits." I was happy to learn that it was about a group called the FBHI: Florida Breast health Initiative. Run by 50 year old breast cancer survivor Andrea Ivory, the group works to spread breast cancer awareness. In addition, they provide mammograms to those who cannot afford them.
The story about their group was inspiring, but as usual one thing caught my eye.
"Every weekend in the spring and fall, she and her volunteers -- who include college students, senior citizens and suburban moms, all wearing matching T-shirts -- fan out across low-income communities in southern Florida, educating women about breast health."
All wearing matching t-shirts? Of course they were! Because everyone knows that promotional t-shirts are an easy and affordable way to showcase that you are a part of a group. Motivators always wears promotional t-shirts at the breast cancer walk in October. And all year round, the IT department can usually be found rockin these bad boys:
It's great to see that breast cancer survivors are banding together to help educate others. To read the full article, click the link below.
Army of Volunteers Save Lives with Clipboards, High Lives