April is Daffodil Month - Join the Canadian Cancer Society and Our Corporate
Partners in the Fight Against Cancer

TORONTO, April 1 /CNW/ - With the support of generous corporate partners, the Canadian Cancer Society is fighting back against cancer. This April, the Society will raise funds and awareness in partnership with companies across Canada. Supporting the companies that support the Canadian Cancer Society is another way Canadians can join the fight against cancer.

Bloomex helps to give hope

Bloomex, an online floral delivery company, proudly offers their "Give Hope Collection," which includes 12 best-selling flower arrangements. Ten per cent of the proceeds from each arrangement are donated to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of cancer research. In April, the Brighter Horizons Bouquet, a mixed colour tulip bouquet designed especially for Daffodil Month will help you give a gift that makes a difference. Fifteen per cent of sales for this product will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of cancer research. For more information, visit http://bloomex.ca/give-hope.

Ensure encourages Canadians to make a Health Connection

Abbott Nutrition, a division of Abbott Laboratories, is a leader in providing pediatric, adult and healthy living nutritional products, including Ensure. Abbott Nutrition is supporting the Canadian Cancer Society with an overall contribution of $50,000 to help fund cancer research. As part of this campaign, they will donate $1.00 for every person who registers for the Ensure Health Connection Program, a website where consumers can sign up to receive free samples, e-newsletters and special offers. For more information, visit www.abbottnutrition.ca.

First Choice Haircutters helps cut childhood cancer

First Choice Haircutters, Canada's leading salon franchise, is proudly joining the Canadian Cancer Society again this April for their annual "Help Cut Childhood Cancer" campaign. From April 12 - 18, 2010, First Choice Haircutters will donate fifty cents from every haircut to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of childhood cancer research. To find a location near you, visit www.firstchoice.com.

Golf Canada encourages women to Golf Fore the Cure

The Canadian Cancer Society is proud to be Golf Canada's charity of choice for the Golf Fore the Cure series of events - the signature charity event of their Women's Division. The program's objective is to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer while promoting women's participation in the game of golf. In 2009, Golf Fore the Cure raised over $600,000 in support of Society-funded breast cancer research. Beginning in April, and continuing throughout the summer months, women across the country will participate in Golf Fore the Cure events in support of breast cancer research and local breast cancer support programs. For more information about Golf Fore the Cure or to find an event near you, visit www.rcgagolfforethecure.ca.

JACOB wants to beat the panties off cervical cancer

JACOB is proud to continue its partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society with a unique new campaign in support of the fight against cervical cancer. From April 1 - 30, 2010, JACOB will offer customers a special promotion at its 50 JACOB Lingerie locations across Canada. Customers will have the opportunity to purchase seven pairs of panties for $35.00. One dollar from the sale of each pair will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of cervical cancer research. That means $7.00 from every purchase will go directly to the cause, which greatly affects young women. JACOB hopes to raise $25,000 through this initiative. For more information or to find a JACOB Lingerie location near you, visit www.jacob.ca.

Lady Precept helps fund breast cancer research

Lady Precept, a quality brand of golf balls designed for women, has joined the Canadian Cancer Society as a corporate partner in the fight against breast cancer. Lady Precept will donate $1.20 to the Society in support of breast cancer research for each pack of specially marked 'Pink Ribbon' Lady Precept MC golf balls sold. Lady Precept products are available at golf retailers across Canada, including Golf Town. For more information, visit www.nancylopezgolf.com.

Nancy Lopez Golf joins the fight against breast cancer

Nancy Lopez Golf, the leader in women's golf equipment designed specifically for women and girls of all performance levels, has joined the Canadian Cancer Society as a corporate partner in the fight against breast cancer. Nancy Lopez Golf will contribute a portion of the proceeds from the sale of specially marked products to the Society in support of breast cancer research. Nancy Lopez Golf will donate ten per cent from the sale of equipment packages from its newly created "Pink Ribbon Collection". They will also donate $4 from the sale of specially designed "Pink Ribbon Collection" garments and $1.50 from the sale of specially designed 'Pink Ribbon Collection' headwear to the Society. For more information, visit www.nancylopezgolf.com.

Neutrogena(R) is working to fight skin cancer

The Canadian Cancer Society and Neutrogena(R) have once again joined together to educate Canadians about reducing their risk of skin cancer. United under the common goals of informing Canadians about the risks of the sun to their health and encouraging the use of sun protection products, Neutrogena(R) and the Society are "Working Together to Fight Skin Cancer." Throughout 2010, for every purchase of participating suncare products, Neutrogena(R) will donate $2 to the Society, up to a maximum of $200,000. For more information, visit www.neutrogena.ca.

Pantene Beautiful Lengths is making the kindest cut

Pantene and the Canadian Cancer Society have renewed our partnership in support of the Pantene Beautiful Lengths campaign. This campaign encourages Canadians to donate their hair to create real-hair wigs for women who have lost their hair due to cancer treatment. Canadians who are unable to donate their hair are encouraged to make a donation in support of the campaign. As part of this ongoing campaign, Pantene will donate $100,000 to the Society in 2010 to support lifesaving cancer research. For more information about the Pantene Beautiful Lengths program and how you can help make a difference in the lives of Canadian women battling cancer, please visit www.pantene.ca or call 1-800-945-7768.

Radisson Hotels invite you to "Stay for the Cause"

When you stay at a Radisson Hotel this April, you can join the fight against cancer. Throughout the month of April 2010, Radisson Hotels will proudly offer a special "Stay for the Cause" rate to customers at their 22 locations across Canada. Each participating hotel will donate 10 per cent of the room rate to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of lifesaving cancer research. Customers can book the special "Stay for the Cause" rate by calling 1 800 395-7046, through the Radisson website at www.radisson.com/stayforthecause or by visiting other popular travel sites such as Expedia.ca and Travelocity.ca.

Sico Inc. is "Changing Lives, One Coat at a Time"

The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to welcome Sico as a corporate partner in support of the fight against breast cancer. Sico Inc., a leading decorative consumer paint brand that offers a complete line of value-added paint products, will raise funds in support of the Society through the sale of their ceiling paint with disappearing pink dye. In September 2009, Sico launched the "Changing Lives, One Coat at a Time" campaign. For each can of 'disappearing pink dye' flat interior latex paint sold in Canada, Sico will donate $1.25 to the Canadian Cancer, up to a maximum of donation of $50,000. For more information, visit www.sico.ca.

Universal Music Canada launches the "Girls Night In" CD

In October 2009, Universal Music Canada launched a compilation CD, entitled "Girls Night In," to help raise funds and awareness in support of women's cancers across Canada. Universal Music Canada will donate $1 from every album (physical and digital) sold to the Canadian Cancer Society to support research into women's cancers. This exciting CD features a wide variety of music from Canadian artists such as Jann Arden, Jully Black and Bif Naked, as well as international singers such as Lady Gaga, Duffy, Pussycat Dolls and Natasha Bedingfield. For more information, visit www.getmusic.ca.

SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (National Office)

For further information: For further information: Alexa Giorgi, Bilingual Communications Specialist, Canadian Cancer Society, (416) 934-5681, agiorgi@cancer.ca


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