Breast cancer is the single most-important, top-of-mind health issue for women on Long Island.Every Long Island family has been touched by breast cancer in some way.On Long Island, one in seven women will develop breast cancer sometime over her lifetime.
For these reasons, WALK 97.5 has become integrally involved in the fight against breast cancer on Long Island with the establishment of the WALK For Women Breast Cancer Fund directly benefiting breast cancer organizations and research right here on Long Island.
The WALK For Women 2010 Breast Cancer Fund
Supporting referral, emotional support and help with daily living services to women diagnosed with breast cancer:
The Adelphi Statewide Hotline & Breast Cancer Support Program
The Lend-A-Helping Hand Programs on Long Island
Casting For Recovery Survivor's Retreats
Supporting education and focus on the causes and prevention of disease:
The Maurer Foundation For Breast Health Education
Prevention Is The Cure Program
Breast Health Education Project @ The Riverhead Correctional Facility
Supporting psychosocial, screening and financial outreach to Long Island's minority, underserved and uninsured/underinsured population:
The Witness Project/Sisters of Long Island
The Latina Breast Cancer Support Group
Sisters United In Health/Hermanas Unidas en la Salud
Unique Boutique through the OutreachCenter @ Hewlett House and the Walk For Beauty Fund in Stony Brook.
Women's Health Partnership of Suffolk County/Nassau University Medical Center Breast Imaging Center
Supporting research into the cause, prevention and treatment of breast cancer:
The Breast Cancer Research Program @ ColdSpring Harbor Laboratory