Coolibar Community Outreach

Coolibar Community Outreach
As we swing into fall we would like to take a moment to reflect on the previous year and acknowledge those who are educating our communities on skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment. During 2011 Coolibar was able to support both individuals and organizations through the donation of UPF 50+ Coolibar clothing, hats and swimwear. Read on for a list of those inspirational groups and what they do. - Organizations Coolibar Supports (listed alphabetically) AIM at Melanoma AIM is committed to melanoma research, education, awareness, and legislation. They offer a melanoma community for patients, caregivers, and advocates; and collaborate with top melanoma researchers to find the CURE! ________________________________________________________________________________ American Academy of Dermatology The AAD is the most representative of all dermatologic associations. The Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and research in dermatology; and supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. ________________________________________________________________________________ Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation The mission of The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation is to alert the world of the seriousness of melanoma skin cancer and the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays, and to educate all human beings that melanoma does not just affect the fair skinned, rather all colors and races. ________________________________________________________________________________ Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation The CMPF delivers a comprehensive sun safety and melanoma awareness program, free of charge, to school children in Massachusetts with the goal of expanding nationally. The CMPF was created to aggressively focus attention on the need to teach "prevention" or "sun protection" to children, and their caregivers. ________________________________________________________________________________ Dermatology Nurses’ Association The DNA is a professional nursing organization comprised of a diverse group of individuals committed to quality care through sharing knowledge and expertise. The DNA promotes excellence in dermatologic care. ________________________________________________________________________________ Melanoma Research Foundation The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent, national organization devoted to melanoma in the United States. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of melanoma. ________________________________________________________________________________ Skin Cancer Foundation The Skin Cancer Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention, detection and treatment of skin cancer. The mission of the Foundation is to decrease the incidence of skin cancer through public and professional education and research. ________________________________________________________________________________ Stay Out of the Sun Foundation The Stay Out of the Sun Foundation was established in 2006 by melanoma survivor Tim Burriss to promote awareness of the dangers of sun exposure and to support melanoma research and education. Based out of Rochester, MN the annual race (which is held in the evening) benefits Melanoma Research at the Mayo Clinic where researches are committed to finding a cure. ________________________________________________________________________________ SunAWARE SunAWARE is an educational organization dedicated to the prevention and detection of skin cancer. Its website provides advice and free educational materials and resources for use by educators, advocates and the general public.
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