BENEFITING: Firefighter Cancer Support Network
ORGANIZER: THE IRONMAN FOUNDATION
Firefighter Cancer Support Network
The objective of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN) is to provide timely assistance to all fire service members and their families in the event of cancer diagnosis. They maintain and continuously update a roster of mentors who have personal experience with many types of cancers who will personally guide you through the process of dealing with your specific illness. The FCSN also provides awareness to fire service members and their families about the importance of cancer prevention and screening by coordinating educational opportunities with various health programs. They do not provide legal or medical advice but can provide assistance and guidance for other support options such as behavioral health services, fire service organizations, Fire Service Chaplains, another cancer support programs. The FCSN is in collaboration with the American Cancer Society and the Live Strong Foundation.
They are all fire department members, fathers, mothers, sons and daughters. They are all volunteers whom have sat in the chair which you sit in right now.
The mission of the Firefighter Cancer Support Network is to provide fire department members and their families with an opportunity to receive assistance when dealing with cancer.
They provide comfort, strength, and hope through their own experiences in dealing with the devastating effects of cancer.
They educate fire department members regarding the importance of cancer screenings and early detection.
They promote an awareness that cancer does not have to be dealt with alone.
Together, We All Can Make a Difference.
- See more at: http://www.firefightercancersupport.org/about/#sthash.bGwaaxry.dpuf