goodmortgage.com supports Breast Cancer Awareness
10/2/2014 - GOODMORTGAGE.COM
SUPPORTS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Charlotte, N.C. – goodmortgage.com announced today it's support of
Breast Cancer Awareness Month by sponsoring a local initiative to
support the local Susan G. Komen affiliate. goodmortgage.com
employees can purchase a goodmortgage.com "Bring Home the Cure" pink
bracelet for $5 (pictured below), and in return they can wear jeans
on Thursday. By purchasing 5 bracelets, they can wear jeans
every Thursday the month of October. The entire proceeds are
being donated to the local Susan G. Komen affiliate along with a
contribution from the company.
“We support this cause because of the impact Breast Cancer has had
on our employees and their families.” said goodmortgage.com CEO
Keith Luedeman. “Early detection and treatment is key - and
education and information is the best way to spread the word.”
Aside from non-melanoma skin cancer, breast cancer is the most
common form of cancer in women. Breast cancer is the number one cause of cancer death in Hispanic women.
It is the second most common cause of cancer death in white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander,
and American Indian/Alaska Native women.
In 2011 (the most recent year numbers are available)—
• 220,097 women and 2,078 men in the United States were diagnosed
with breast cancer.*
• 40,931 women and 443 men in the United States died from breast
* Incidence counts cover about 99% of the U.S. population; death
counts cover about 100% of the U.S. population. Use caution when
comparing incidence and death counts.
In related news - goodmortgage.com will be displaying the pink
ribbon as sign of it's support on it's website,
the month of October.
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