"Do-Gooder" Companies Supporting the Fight against Skin Cancer

11 years ago
This article was written by a member of the SheKnows Community. It has not been edited, vetted or reviewed by our editorial staff, and any opinions expressed herein are the writer’s own.

In most cases, I generally avoid perceived endorsements. As the co-founder of 501 [c] [3] non-profit skin cancer education facility, I want to be doubly sure that our efforts to educate youth and communities about sun safety and skin cancer prevention are done with pure intent. Those of us who are members of The Cancer Crusaders Organization volunteer our time, outside of full-time jobs and grad school, because we are passionate about protecting people from skin cancer. This cause is so near and dear to our hearts. We bleed orange-n-yellow for Skin Cancer Awareness!

Yet, who is to say that only non-profit organizations can contribute, with pure intent, to the fight against cancer? There are a few companies out there who are generously donating time, money, energy, resources and even their heart and soul toward protecting people, especially youth, from the world's most common cancer.

I would like to give a huge heartfelt round-of-applause two to such companies:

First, I would like to thank SKYShades of Florida. I recently received an email that told me about the wonderful contributions SKYShades has made toward building shade structures for Florida elementary schools.

(Read more at http://onlyskindeepbook.blogspot.com)

Danielle M. White
The Cancer Crusaders Organization
info@cancercrusaders.org

More from health

Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 2 hours ago
Health & Wellness
by Laura Williams | 5 hours ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 5 hours ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 6 hours ago
Health & Wellness
by Sara Lindberg | 9 hours ago
Health & Wellness
by Meagan Morris | a day ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | a day ago
Health & Wellness
by Caitlin Flynn | a day ago
Health & Wellness
by Monica Beyer | 2 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 2 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Ashley Jankowski | 2 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Monica Beyer | 3 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 5 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Catherine Conelly | 5 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Lindsey Hall | 5 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 6 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Elizabeth Yuko | 7 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Megan Fu | 7 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Sara Lindberg | 7 days ago
Health & Wellness
by Monica Beyer | 8 days ago