At Journelle, we’re always here to support you – just like your favorite bra. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we have decided to partner with the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation in support of breast cancer awareness, cure, and prevention. During October, 10% of all Journelle Collection sales will be donated to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. Here, you can read more about why we chose to partner with this particular foundation and learn more of their story.
Who is Dr. Samuel Waxman?
In the vast landscape of philanthropy and medical research, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation stands as a beacon of hope, commitment, and relentless dedication to eradicating all types of cancer. Founded by Dr. Samuel Waxman, a pioneer in the field of oncology, this organization has played a pivotal role in advancing cancer research and patient care since its inception in 1976.
Dr. Samuel Waxman, a distinguished hematologist and oncologist, has dedicated his entire career to understanding and combating cancer. His journey began in the early 1970s when he recognized the urgent need for innovative research and treatment options for cancer patients. Driven by a profound sense of responsibility, he founded the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) with the mission to find a cure for cancer.
What Are the Foundation’s Initiatives?
At the heart of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation's mission is its commitment to funding groundbreaking and cutting-edge cancer research. Over the years, the foundation has supported numerous scientists and researchers in their quest to unlock the mysteries of cancer. Their focus areas include leukemia, lymphoma, breast, and prostate cancers, among others. They actively foster collaboration among scientists, clinicians, and institutions. This approach has resulted in innovative research projects and the sharing of valuable knowledge to accelerate progress. In addition to research funding, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation places great emphasis on cancer education and awareness. Through various initiatives and events, they aim to empower individuals with knowledge about cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment options.
Impact and Achievements
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation's impact on cancer research and patient care is nothing short of remarkable. Over the decades, their contributions have led to:
- Development of new therapies and treatment protocols that have improved the lives of cancer patients.
- Funding prolific research that’s made significant discoveries in cancer biology, genetics, and treatment, leading to numerous scientific publications.
- Empowering individuals and communities to take charge of their health, leading to earlier cancer detection and improved outcomes.
- A global reach and impact, fostering collaborations and knowledge exchange among researchers worldwide.
How to Support the Foundation
Feeling inspired? Same. If you're as impressed by the work of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation as we are and want to contribute to their mission, there are several ways to get involved. First, you can indulge in guilt-free shopping of Journelle Collection the whole month of October! During this time, 10% of all sales will go directly towards the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. Still want to help? Consider making a charitable contribution directly to the foundation or volunteer to assist with any events or educational programs they might have.
We’re proud to be swapping our purple for pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our partnership with the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation!