FLORENCE IN PINK FOR PINK OCTOBER
FLORENCE IN ROSA Onlus launches a program of initiatives for breast cancer prevention on the occasion of Pink October , the international month dedicated to the topic.
" The participation of the city is important to remind everyone that prevention is the first weapon to defeat the disease ", declares Lucia De Ranieri president of the association:
From 21 to 26 October, the association will involve the whole city in a series of activities and assistance including FREE breast ultrasound checks for women who are not part of the regional screening program and for men with family inheritance of the disease.
The initiative, sponsored by the Municipality of Florence, provides for:
- PINK POINT at The Student Hotel from 21st to 25th October
The FIRENZE IN ROSA non-profit association will offer, on request , FREE breast ultrasound checks for women who are not part of the regional screening program (up to 45 years and over 75 years of age); and the invitation will also be addressed to men with family inheritance of the disease.
Reservations at 388.8049901 from Monday to Saturday (except Sunday) from 3.00 pm to 7.00 pm .
- FLORENCE ENHANCES PINK
From 21 to 26 October FLORENCE IN ROSA Onlus, in collaboration with the Department of Welfare and Health, will illuminate the 6 Historical Doors of the city and the Abbey of San Miniato al Monte , inviting together with the Department of Productive Activities and Trade, the whole city tinged with pink and to affix to the windows, balconies and windows something pink. A further action to call attention to the importance of performing periodic checks and promoting a "culture" towards breast cancer prevention.
- BE PINK!
Everyone will be able to participate with their own camera showing the more creative "pink" side. The received photos will compose an unpublished image of the city.
1. Take a photo and upload it to Facebook or Instagram by tagging @FirenzeInRosa or using the hashtag #FirenzeInRosa.
2. Use the Facebook camera and look for the #FirenzeInRosa filter, take a picture and upload it to Facebook or Instagram by tagging @FirenzeInRosa or using the hashtag #FirenzeInRosa.
- FLORENCE IN PINK FOR SPORT
Free ultrasound checks to Florentine women's sports teams to send a strong message, especially to the very young, "TURN ON ACTION, MAKE PREVENTION!".
FLORENCE IN ROSA Onlus thanks the Municipality of Florence, Esaote SpA, The Student Hotel and the radiologists for their collaboration.
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