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Posted on February 10, 2013
Celebrating Daffodil Days is about more than sharing beautiful flowers; it’s about dedicated people sharing hope for a world free of cancer. Thanks to generous support of the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days program, the Society is helping people face cancer every day in every community. Dollars raised through Daffodil Days enable the Society to offer free programs and services that help people fight cancer with courage and optimism.
Additionally, contributions are making a difference by providing the Society with much-needed dollars to fund groundbreaking cancer research, educate people about the importance of cancer prevention and early detection, and advocate for meaningful public health policies that benefit everyone. Only with your support can we continue to help those touched by cancer, empower people to fight back against this disease, and save more lives. Hope for a world free of cancer starts with you.
How can you help?
The Student Nurses Organization is sponsoring the sales of daffodils for the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days program. There are several opportunities:
Bear and a Bunch: Purchase Ray O. Hope, a special Boyds Bear (See posters in campus buildings) designed exclusively for Daffodil Days and approximately 10 daffodil stems for just $25.
Sunshine Bouquet: Purchase an official American Cancer Society Daffodil Days clear glass vase (See posters in campus buildings) and approximately 10 daffodil stems for just $15.
Individual Bouquet: Purchase approximately 10 daffodil stems for $10.00.
Order by calling Jamie Scheck, Administrative Assistant in the Division of Nursing Education at 2313 or email jamie.scheck.kwu.edu with your order and contact information or by emailing Markie Townsend, Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. All orders must be placed by February 22, 2013. Delivery will be to the Division of Nursing Education the week of March 4. Jamie Scheck, Markie Townsend, or Terri Johnson will notify you of their arrival. If you have not paid for your order prior to the arrival, you may pay when you pick up your order.
Daffodils are one of the first bright flowers of spring. They come to offer hope that the dark and cold of winter will have an end with the light and warmth of spring to follow. They have become the perfect symbol for those fighting cancer, and their families, of that hope. Please know that your purchase is a gift to them. For more information, visit the American Cancer Society.