posted by dpm on 06/04/2009
On June 13, HERA will honor the memory of Sean Patrick, the brain trust and creative force behind the HERA Women's Cancer Foundation, who passed away in January 2009 due to complications related to ovarian cancer. High‐five Sean and HERA by donating $5, $50, or $500 to the HERA Foundation, now through June 13, and help HERA reach its goal of raising $50,000. One hundred percent of the money raised will go toward the organization's research and awareness initiative programs. Please help support this great organization by making your donation at www.herafoundation.org.
The HERA Foundation has partnered with many companies within our climbing community. These companies donate a portion of the proceeds to HERA. Help support HERA by purchasing gear from the following partners:
For a full list check out www.herafoundation.org "Partners In Action."
According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, one in 57 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year. With early detection, more than 90 percent will survive. Currently, only 24 percent of ovarian cancer is caught early*
*American Cancer Society