Oceanside CA– The Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Oceanside, Rancho Bernardo and San Diego are seeking four to six breast cancer survivors to dance in Dancing With The Survivors, Monday October 2, 2014. The nationwide, signature fundraising event to benefit The Pink Fund www.thepinkfund.org will celebrate breast cancer survivors who thrive in their recovery and make a difference in the lives of other cancer patients.
The call is open to men and women and dance experience is not required. Fred Astaire Dance Studios of San Diego will provide each of the five dancers eight private lessons with a professional dance partner, plus as many group lessons as necessary at no cost to the dancers. This is a showcase, not a competition! If you are interested, or know a Survivor Sister or Brother who is, please contact Fred Astaire Dance Studios of San Diego as soon as possible at 858-829-9500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.The event is just over eight weeks away.
ABOUT DANCING WITH THE SURVIVORSSM
Dancing With The Survivors is a signature fundraising event in conjunction with Fred Astaire Dance Studios to benefit The Pink Fund. The evening celebrates breast cancer survivors who thrive in their recovery and make a difference in the lives of other cancer patients. Breast cancer survivors across the country are paired with Fred Astaire Dance Studio professionals, and participate in a dance showcase featuring various ballroom dances to raise funds to support The Pink Fund’s mission: 90 days of non-medical financial assistance to breast cancer patients in active treatment. To learn more about The Pink Fund, visit www.thepinkfund.org.
ABOUT THE PINK FUND®
While fighting for their lives, many breast cancer patients in active treatment lose their livelihoods. Unable to work, patients often face catastrophic financial losses. The Pink Fund, founded in 2006 by breast cancer survivor, Molly MacDonald, who experienced this herself, provides individuals in active treatment with up to 90 days of direct financial assistance to cover non-medical expenses, such as health insurance premiums, housing, transportation and utilities. The Pink Fund helps to meet basic needs and decrease stress levels, helping breast cancer patients strengthen their fight to improve survivorship outcomes and quality of life. For more information, visit www.thepinkfund.org.