Ernest N. Morial Convention Center — New Orleans, LA
16,000 young athletes will receive our “Have You Checked Youe Skin Lately?” brochure in their registration bags.
Cosmo’s second Annual Practice Safe Sun Awards, honoring five individuals and one organization who have joined us in the effort to alert people to the dangers of UV exposure and lower the staggeringly high rates of skin cancer, especially among young women. Cosmo presented awards to actress Laura Linney, New York Ranger Sean Avery, Giada De Laurentiis, dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Stein, activist Cara Biggane, and the American Academy of Dermatology.
You can read more about why each of the honorees feels so passionately about Cosmo’s Practice Safe Sun campaign in the July issue of Cosmo. And be sure to go to the PSS page to find out more about the dangers of indoor and outdoor tanning, ways to decrease your risk of melanoma, and how to keep your skin looking gorgeous.
Presented by Victoria Siegel, RN, MSN, CNS, EdD with the support of Mollie’s Fund.
The Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation sponsored “Lunch and Learn” an educational seminar for nurses and nursing students of Mercy Medical Center on June 12th. Click here for more details of the event.
Garden City Middle School — Garden City, NY
The presentation was given to all 6th grade students of GC Middle School. Mollie’s Fund was assisted by Doctors Daly and Clarke. Students viewed “The Dark Side of the Sun”. Dr. Daly (GC Dermatology) reviewed how to be sun smart and Dr. Clarke performed his rap melanoma song.
On Thursday, May 24th, the Mollie Biggane Melanoma Foundation presented their annual sun safety program to the Garden City Middle School 6th graders. Click here for more of the story.
Glen Head Country Club — Glen Head, NY
Glen Head Country Club, Glen Head, NY Mollie’s Fund provided hats, sunscreen and Prevention materials to participants.
Hosted by the Hance Family Foundation. Mollie’s Fund provided sunscreen and educational materials to participants.
Presentation for teachers to provide materials to teach their students about sun safety. Mollie’s Fund provided Copies of “The Dark Side of the Sun” and corresponding lesson plans, classroom posters and brochures.
American Legion Post 1066 — Massapequa, NY
Mollie’s Fund sponsored with Kemp Hannon, New York State Senator 6th District and ranking member of the Senate Health Committee, an evening educational symposium on “Prevention and Awareness of Skin Cancer and Melanoma”. Dr. Peter O’Neill, Director of the Dermatology Department at Winthrop Hospital answered participants’ questions.
1,400 Middle School students participated in a skin cancer awareness program sponsored by The Promise Foundation. Students viewed our film “The Dark Side of the Sun” and received ‘Have You Checked Your Skin Lately?” brochures.
20 million New York City taxi riders during the month of May had the opportunity to learn about mole identification and our new app in our psa, which was viewed by passengers on taxi TV. Select cabs featured an overhead outside message.
NYC – Subway Campaign – 1300 posters inside the cars alerted over 6 million riders about skin cancer.
The Long Island Rail Road, the largest commuter rail line in the U.S. will featured our ads, alerting their riders on the train and on the platform about skin cancer. The LIRR trains carry over 300,000 riders each week from 124 stations in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan.
Our public service posters were circulated in kiosks throughout the village of Garden City.
Public Service Ads from Mollie’s Fund were featured on major ABC and CBS channels and their affiliates. Local Cablevision stations also aired this ad.
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