May 2014 Charity – Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation

For the month of May, we promote a charity that is very near and dear to us (much like our holiday Fill The Truck initiative.) May is Melanoma Awareness month melanoma being a deadly form of skin cancer. If caught early enough, treatment is relatively easy to manage and steps can be taken to prevent the cancer from spreading. Some patients diagnosed with melanoma aren t quite so lucky. Sometimes the cancer spreads to the lymph nodes and beyond. Among these cases was Andy Caress: athlete, friend, and a constantly motivational young man to all who knew him. Meet Andy Caress, a 22 year-old athlete whose life was taken by melanoma. His life goal was to raise awareness and fund research to battle the deadly cancer. Rather than focus on his bleak condition from the spread of melanoma, Andy created a foundation to raise awareness about this deadly form of skin cancer. The Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation isn t only about raising awareness, however. This foundation has raised thousands of doll
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