SanMar Raises $36,000 For Breast Cancer Research
Seattle-based SanMar Corporation, a supplier of imprintable apparel and accessories, proudly announced that their employees raised more than $36,000 for breast cancer research.
“It was a whirlwind of fund-raising activity and certainly no lack of creativity, with raffles, bake sales and garage sales. We are so pleased to partner with the local community and raise money towards such an important and worthy cause,”explained Susan Jarvie, human resource manager at SanMar.
The SanMar fundraising campaign was held in conjunction with the October campaign of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Cities around the country, including Seattle, host five-kilometer noncompetitive walks to raise funds to fight this difficult disease. As a flagship sponsor of the Bellevue walk, SanMar donated, in total, more than $36,000 to support breast cancer research and to aid patients and their families.
The American Cancer Society hosts its annual event, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, every October to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer patients and research. Since 1993, 3.5 million walkers have raised more than $230 million through the Making Strides campaign.
SanMar Corporation is a leading supplier of wholesale apparel and accessories including Nike Golf, Tiger Woods Collection, Ping Collection, Ogio, Red House, Port Authority, Port & Company, District Threads, CornerStone and Sport-Tek. A family-owned business since 1971, SanMar is has six national distribution centers.
For more information on SanMar, call (206) 727-3200 or visit www.sanmar.com.
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