DANVILLE, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a San Francisco Bay Area nonprofit, has been chosen as an official charity beneficiary of the Rock 'n' Roll Seattle inaugural marathon and 1/2 marathon on June 27, 2009. Becoming an official charity means that individuals and groups around the country can train and prepare for the event and raise much needed funds to help Lazarex Cancer Foundation change the face of cancer.
"We are proud to have the honor of being chosen by the Rock 'n' Roll Seattle team as an official national charity," says Dana Dornsife, president, Lazarex Cancer Foundation. "Along with other significant national charities, such as Team in Training, Susan G. Komen, and the Lance Armstrong Foundation, we'll help participants get ready for race day and help their favorite charity at the same time."
The Lazarex Cancer Foundation Team for Life training and fundraising program has been developed to help participants prepare for the Seattle event. Lazarex will provide training and fundraising support, including seasoned coaches to complete a 1/2 or full marathon and raise funds. Participants can help make a difference in the lives of cancer patients by raising critically needed funds with low minimum fundraising requirements and progressive incentives.
Groups or individuals wishing to participate in the Team for Life training program are requested to contact Tami Keeler at 925.820.4517 or 877.866.9523 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit the Rock 'n' Roll Seattle website at www.rnrseattle.com
About Lazarex Cancer Foundation
Lazarex Cancer Foundation provides resources for cancer patients who have been told they have no other options, but who are not yet done with their journey in life and refuse to give up now. We help patients with financial assistance to defray the costs associated with participation in FDA clinical trials. Additionally, we help patients navigate their trial options and provide community education and outreach services. We build a bridge of hope, dignity and life for cancer patients and their families and we believe that together we can change the face of cancer. To learn more, contact us at 925.820.4517 or 877.866.9523 or visit www.lazarexfoundation.org
|SOURCE Lazarex Cancer Foundation|
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