Help support HEADStrong Burn Cancer Week

7/29/14 4:00 PM

Help support HEADStrong Burn Cancer Week

HEADStrong Burn Cancer Week

Join Major League Lacrosse and pass blood cancer awareness from one stick to another by supporting the HEADstrong Foundation and their relentless fight against the disease.  Go to www.HEADstrong.organd help change the game for those affected by blood cancers.  Our Impact Starts With You.  MLL and Warrior Lacrosse are proud to join HEADstrong for this week’s Burn Cancer Awareness Campaign.

 Fact #1

Did you know that every 4 minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer and every 10 minutes someone loses their battle to the disease? 

Fact #2

Did you know that the American Cancer Society estimates that 1 out of 3 Americans will be directly affected by cancer during their lifetime? 

Fact #3

Did you know that lime green is the National Awareness Color for non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Fact #4

Inspired to make a difference in your community, consider hosting a fundraising event.   HEADstrong Foundation is involved with over 160 fundraising events throughout the country.  Become part of Team HEADstrong by joining our volunteer pool. 

Fact #5

Did you know that there are 1.5 million people living with blood cancers in the United States? 

Fact #6

Did you know that $.90 of every dollar contributed to the HEADstrong Foundation helps to fund services and programs to improve quality of life for those affected by cancer?  Donate today!

Fact #7

During MLL’s Burn Cancer Week over 1,400 people will be diagnosed with a blood cancer.  That is why the Rochester Rattlers, the MLL and Warrior Lacrosse have teamed up with the HEADstrong Foundation to improve quality of life for those affected by the diseases.    

Fact #8

Warrior proudly offers the Relentless27 collection available at sporting goods retailers and lacrosse specialty stores nationwide.  Relentless27 was created to memorialize HF founder Nicholas Colleluori who wore the #27 at Hofstra University and to support his vision.  The Relentless27 collection has raised over $250,000 for the cause since its inception.  Be sure to purchase the official lime green line supporting HF at retailers nationwide. 

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