HER Partners with the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation Helping raise funds for free mammograms

To help defer the costs for free mammograms, HER is offering free advertisement to all who donate $25 or more to the foundation.
By: Kendall Hayes
 
Feb. 17, 2011 - PRLog -- PHILADELPHIA, Pa, February 17, 2011 – Traditionally, October has been the month to focus on breast cancer awareness.  HER…Healed Empowered and Renewed  believes that breast cancer awareness and prevention should be promoted every day of the year and has teamed with the Linda Creed Foundation to do just that.
 
Although the causes of breast cancer are not known, there are statistics that indicate ways to decrease your risk factor. Some ways to lower your risk factor include:

• Maintaining and lowering your weight
• Eating 5-8 servings of fruits and vegetables daily
• Exercising at least 3 times each week
• Lowing your intake of proteins and carbs
• Keeping alcohol consumptions at a minimum
• Lowering your caffeine intake
• Getting a mammogram beginning at age 30 if you have a 1st degree relative who had breast cancer; age 35 for all others.

To help defer the costs for free mammograms, HER is offering free advertisement to all who donate $25 or more to the foundation. Make your donation online and email us your email confirmation and we will promote your business or event on our website for 3 months and in one edition of our e-newsletter.

The Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation offers FREE screenings for uninsured or underinsured women.  Call 215-564-3700 for eligibility requirements.

ABOUT HER
Designed to encourage and inspire women of all ages, this association provides its audiences with information to help build Healing, Empowerment and Renewal of the mind, body and spirit.

ABOUT LINDA CREED FOUNDATION
Born in Philadelphia in 1949, Creed was raised in the city's Mt. Airy section.
Diagnosed with breast cancer at 26, Creed kept on working, teaming with composer Michael Masser to write "Greatest Love of All" for the 1977 Muhammad Ali biopic The Greatest; in the spring of 1986, the song topped the charts for singer Whitney Houston. Sadly, weeks before Houston reached number one, Creed's battle with cancer ended on April 10, 1986. The following year, her family and friends established the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to fight breast cancer with heart through community-based education and referral, support, advocacy and direct service for those in need.

Contact:  Kendall Hayes
HTS PR
267-581-9441
htspr@ymail.com

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