Liberian Cancer Society to Host 2nd Annual Affair

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The Liberian Cancer Society will host their 2nd annual International Bazaar event April 29, 2017,commencing with a day of activity and fun for the entire family and also the ongoing advocacy and alertness on cancer and why it still kills a high number of Liberians every year.

Cancer has been a very serious probably in Liberia’s society due to lack of resource centers, financial support and understanding of the disease that claims so many lives daily.

But with the support of the Liberian Cancer Society, there has been a lot more awareness to a disease that can be treated if spotted soon enough. With this year Annual International Bazaar, the Liberian cancer Society will also use this platform to continue its fight against cancer.

“Funds realized during fundraising will support cancer educational projects and outreach, the purchase of equipment and medication for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cancer; and, we are particularly committed to helping less fortunate victims of cancer” stated their press release.

The fundraising and family day event will be hosted at  ‘Our Lady of Grace’ International School on Sinkor, 15th Street and Payne Avenue from 10am to 4pm.

“The event will feature booths with food and artifacts from around the world, raffle drawings for major prizes, health screenings, a children’s bouncy house and face painting, etc.  Funds realized will support cancer educational projects and outreach, the purchase of equipment and medication for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cancer; and, we are particularly committed to helping less fortunate victims of cancer,”

Meanwhile, the Liberian cancer Society has without a doubt brought hope into the lives of many who are battling with the disease and also living with it one way or the other. Established in 1977 and becoming vibrant again in 2012 after the long interrupted war crises in Liberia, the Liberian Cancer Society has been working closely with the Government of Liberia and the Ministry of Health.

“We are committed to building awareness and educating the public about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cancer.  In addition to building awareness, we engage the support of the private sector in our fundraising activities that assist low-income cancer patients by helping to underwrite the cost of their treatment,” they added.

“We are also excited that we are now gearing up to host our 2nd Annual International Bazaar on Saturday and hope to raise US$20, 000.00 (twenty thousand dollars),”

The will be laced with food, Arts and Crafts and other vendors. Vendor Registration Forms are available on the Liberian Cancer Society Facebook Page or at Royal Grand Hotel and must be completed with payment to reserve space.  Space is available at US$20, US$50 or US$100.  Please reserve by April 24.

General admission is only LD100 or US$1!! Join in this family fun day and LET’S CANCEL CANCER!

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