Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of NH Announces $50,000 Donation
from Northeast Delta Dental
Concord, NH September 2022 – The American Cancer Society announced the donation of $50,000 to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of NH from Northeast Delta Dental. With the leadership of Tom Raffio, a dedicated Executive Leadership Council member of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of NH, this gift makes a meaningful difference to the mission of the American Cancer Society, to support cancer patients and their families.
Since 1993, the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® campaign has united communities, companies, and individuals with a collective goal to end breast cancer as we know it. Over the past two decades, these walks have collectively grown into the nation’s largest and most impactful breast cancer movement – providing a supportive community for courageous breast cancer survivors and metastatic breast cancer thrivers, caregivers, and families alike.
“We are extraordinarily grateful to Northeast Delta Dental for this generous donation, particularly as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Tom Raffio and his organization understand the impact of supporting Making Strides and are truly leading by example,” said Lizzy Givan, Executive Director (New England) at the American Cancer Society.
“I applaud Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of NH for their ambitious goal of raising $1 million this year,” said Tom Raffio, President & CEO of Northeast Delta Dental. “Together we can accelerate research efforts to eliminate the threat of breast cancer as well as support survivors, thrivers, and their loved ones.”
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of NH walk will be held on October 16, 2022 at Memorial Field, Concord, NH, with Opening Ceremonies at 12:30pm. For more information and to register, visit MakingStridesWalk.Org/NH.
About The American Cancer Society: The American Cancer Society exists to improve the lives of cancer patients and their families. We are the only organization that integrates discover, advocacy and direct patent support to measurably improve lives. Our discovery research leads to breakthroughs in preventing, finding and treating cancer. Our advocacy work removes barriers of care so people in every community can have an opportunity to access those breakthroughs. Through patient support, we connect people in every community with essential programs and support services throughout their cancer journey. Through our commitment to these areas of focus, we are working to ensure that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to prevent, detect, treat and survive cancer. For more information visit www.cancer.org
About Delta Dental Plan of New Hampshire: Delta Dental Plan of New Hampshire is one of three Delta Dental Plans doing business jointly as Northeast Delta Dental. Northeast Delta Dental administers dental benefits in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, offering dental insurance programs for organizations of all sizes and individuals and families with no access to employer-sponsored dental benefits.