About Heart Disease: Heart Disease is know as Cardiovascular disease, which is a class of diseases that involve the heart, the blood vessels (arteries, capillaries, and veins) or both. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of deaths worldwide.
About Cancer: Cancer is a broad group of diseases involving unregulated cell growth. In cancer, cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, and invade nearby parts of the body. There are over 200 different known cancers that affect humans.
The causes of cancer are diverse, complex, and only partially understood. Many things are known to increase the risk of cancer, including tobacco use, dietary factors, certain infections, exposure to radiation, lack of physical activity, obesity, and environmental pollutants.
Recent Charity Actions
- The F.A.M.E Program – Teaching communities the importance of beginning and maintaining a healthy lifestyle
- The Ujima Awards Celebration – Celebrating and Honoring the pillars of our community.
- FFAC Coat Drive
Winter coat drive that donates to homeless adults and children in need.
- Brown Bag Lunch Program – Community service at Bethlehem Community Church’s Brown Bag Lunch Program in Newark, NJ.
- FFAC Fashion Show Fundraisers
Fashion shows that raise funds and awareness of various diseases.
- Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk unites communities to celebrate people who have battled breast cancer.
- MDA Muscle Walk
Metro New York / New Jersey / Connecticut MDA Muscle Walk to benefit individuals living with neuromuscular diseases.
- Multiple Sclerosis Cell Phone Drive
Created by fashion designer Gregory Mack as a way to raise awareness for people with Multiple Sclerosis.
- Walk to cure Diabetes
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How to help
Fashion For A Cure loves to support our community, but we cant do it alone.
Volunteer Programs and Opportunities
The organization is honored to work with volunteers dedicated to the growth of Fashion For A Cure and the well being of the community. These community advocates are committed to educating area residents about important health matters. Please contact us to explore volunteer opportunities by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome your ideas!