The Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Salisbury, Massachusetts, recently was promoting their Pink Ribbon
Ride, which will be held on October 1, according to the Salisbury Patch.
This ride is held to raise money for the fight against breast cancer, in hopes that there will be some breakthrough breast cancer news. In addition, it raises money for the people who are currently suffering from the disease. The funds help pay for their groceries, electric bills and gas in their cars so they are able to get to treatment
The ride is a seven-mile trail that people ride on horseback, but this year there is a two and four mile trail for walkers and joggers. The fund has been around since 2005, and has raised $80,000, the me
According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lives. This illness is the second leading cancer related death among women, second only to lung cancer.