Max Challenge of Lewes Donates to Local Fight Against Breast Cancer
Beth Krallis, Communications Director
Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, Inc.
302-778-1102 ext. 1014
LEWES, Del. (April 24, 2018)– The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) was honored to be the beneficiary of proceeds from the Max Challenge of Lewes Day of Giving.
The MAX “Nation” designated Saturday, April 21, 2018 for its Max Day of Giving.
In 2017, The MAX community raised $194,174.92 nationwide. In 2018, the MAX community set out to raise $250,000 for local charities. The Max Challenge of Lewes raised $4,700 to support DBCC’s programs which increase breast cancer awareness, promote the importance of early detection, provide access to mammograms and cervical cancer screenings, and provide support and resources to women and men in the local community who are newly diagnosed or facing recurrence of breast cancer. Donations were raised through fitness classes and donations. Classes were offered for $5 donations. Gift basket from local businesses were raffled off and t-shirts were for sale.
The Max Challenge Lewes is located at 1612 Savannah Road. The Challenge offers a 10-week body transformation system combining nutritional counseling, fitness classes and motivation.
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is a 501(c)(3) organization offering statewide programs and services of education, outreach, and early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Its mission is to create a community where every person diagnosed with breast cancer is a survivor, and fear and doubt are replaced with knowledge and hope.
Headquartered in Wilmington with offices in Sussex and Kent Counties, DBCC’s programs reach diverse communities to deliver messages that address their unique concerns about breast cancer and early detection. Recognizing the barriers of language, culture, and economics, DBCC trains community advocates to educate and encourage women to take responsibility for breast health. DBCC helps women with low incomes and those with little or no insurance to receive free or reduced-cost care.
DBCC also supports the National Breast Cancer Coalition and their research efforts by helping to facilitate participation in local clinical trials. All funds raised for DBCC support programs in Delaware and the neighboring areas in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey.
For more information about the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, call 866-312-DBCC (3222) or visit the website at http://www.debreastcancer.org.