Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 1stclasslawns, Feb 3, 2004.

  1. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    I know this really doesn't belong here but.......

    Over 95% of what AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY receives goes to research or to patients or survivors of cancer.

    1 in 3 will be affected by cancer in their lifetime.

    We are all at risk, the sun, gasoline, used motor oil, are just some of the risk factors each one of us deal with.

    I challenge each of you to get involved with your local AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, their fund raiser "relay for life" will be getting under way soon.

    I am the logistics chairman for ours, I have been involved for 5 years in the planning and operations stage.

    Remember the treatment you help fund might save your life.

  2. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,295

    thanks for the message. i am doing hoops for heart at my school. its a bball tounrament which you raise money by playing other teams-all profits go to the AHA.
  3. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    It's a great orginization.... They do exactly as said!

    I also participate in the MS Society. My aunt was diagnosed with MS a couple of years ago and we raise money for that. There are many different fund raisers for many orginizations!
  4. turf9

    turf9 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 233

    I don't eaven like talking about it to many around me fighting it.I think I'll work on this a bit more this year thanks
  5. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    We sponsor a walking team each summer for the Relay For Life Cancer Walk.Also regularly contribute to the Children's Hospital unit at our local hospital.You can never do enough to help raise awareness levels and contributions for organizations like these..I bet everyone here at LS knows or knows of someone battling cancer or someone who lost the fight in the process. I know I have in my family, clients, and friends.
  6. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    I'm glad to see people do care. I give 10,000.00 every year to mda my dad is a retired cleveland fire fighter and thats there charity.
  7. fcl01

    fcl01 LawnSite Member
    from OHIO
    Messages: 249

    I'm glad to see people are giving to charity. And I don't mean to add gloom and doom to this thread but I got news, we ALL have some form of cancer. We just don't know it yet. And by the way Hole in One, by your profile, it looks like you've been in business since OCT. '02. $10 K a year?? To charity?? Either I'm doing something wrong or you have a great 9-5er and do lawncare on the side. That's alot of money to be giving away for a 27 yr. old.
  8. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    Yes im full time but only because i wont to. I was bit by a dog when i was 8 and collected 700,000.00 so money is not an issue .
    I started collecting the money when i was 18 so iv given 10,000.a year since i was 18 .So a profile isn't are life story.
  9. Remsen1

    Remsen1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    was it the dog pictured in you avatar? LOL, just kidding. Just ironic dog bite, dog avatar.
  10. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    I have three dog go figure.:D :D

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