PBG Lifestyle–Heroes Among Us by Lee Hershfield

January 20, 2014

Consider the prospect of saving lives. You are eminently qualified. Consider joining the ranks of first responders. You are courageous. Cancel any plans you have for Jan. 25. You are on call. It is time to unleash your speed in a race against time and your life-saving journey begins at the Komen South Florida Race for the Cure.

“Forty-eight lives in our community were saved last year through early detection. We save lives every day with Komen-funded services,” explains Dayve Gabbard. Gabbard, executive director of the South Florida affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, emphasized that 75 percent of the money raised by the affiliate, is dedicated to the people and communities it serves, in their fight against breast cancer. She says quite succinctly, “No money, no services.”

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