Saturday, November 4th marked the second annual Breathe Deep Together NEPA event in support of the LUNGevity Foundation, a non-profit organization that brings awareness to lung cancer diagnoses. Not only did Sundance Vacations join the fight as a community sponsor, Sundance Vacations team members also banded together under the Martz Amphitheater at Kirby Park, located in Kingston, PA, to participate in memory of lost loved ones. Many participants walked, jogged, and ran the 5K path on a chilly Saturday afternoon, which looped around the gorgeous Luzerne County Levee Trail. Snacks and drinks were provided to walkers before the trek, and basket raffle winners were announced at the end of the event—which included a pet treat basket, a movie-themed snack basket, and Sundance’s own donation—an 8 day/7 night vacation certificate to Myrtle Beach. In honor of the mother of long-time Sundance Vacation employee, Christina Allen, over $1,000 was raised to support the cause.
The LUNGevity Foundation is transforming how people are diagnosed and live with lung cancer through research, education, and support. We are dedicated to funding scientific research because the link between research spending and improved survival is clear. Our strategic investment in both early detection and therapeutics will help people live better with lung cancer and dramatically improve on the current 19% five-year survival rate. LUNGevity seeks to empower patients to be active decision makers in their treatment process through our extensive educational resources, online peer-to-peer support, and in-person survivorship programs.
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