Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Save the Girls at Cans with A Silver Lining Foundation


Enjoy drinks and a celebration of life when the Auxiliary Board of A Silver Lining Foundation (ASLF) hosts “Save the Girls” 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, April 30 at Cans Bar and Canteen (1640 N. Damen Ave., Chicago; 773-227-2277), sponsored by Cans and vitaminwater®.

Enjoy an open bar, try the food specials, and enter the raffle for a chance to win the door prize, a three-month supply of vitaminwater®, healthy, enhanced water packed with nutrients. Tickets to “Save the Girls” at $25 in advance from www.asilverliningfoundation.org, and $30 at the door. All proceeds support ASLF’s Buy A Mom at Mammogram™ program, which provides no cost screening mammograms and diagnostic follow up testing for uninsured and underinsured patients.

“A Silver Lining Foundation is grateful for the chance to celebrate our spring ‘Save the Girls’ event at Cans Bar and Canteen, and we thank our sponsor, vitaminwater®,” said Dr. Sandy Goldberg, breast cancer survivor and founder of ASLF. “This is a great opportunity to celebrate Chicago’s warm weather and toast to a better future for underserved patients.”

For more information on ASLF and to purchase tickets, visit www.asilverliningfoundation.org or call (312) 345-1322.

About A Silver Lining Foundation
Since the Buy A Mom A Mammogram program's inception in 2006, ASLF has provided more than 2,500 women with information about and access to no cost screening mammograms. In response to the growing number of women needing follow up due to a possible abnormality, the foundation began funding diagnostic testing in 2007. Since its launch in 2002, ASLF has provided more than 450,000 people with information about cancer resources, treatment options and support services. Through the organization's programs, services and personal support, the foundation strives to provide opportunities for medically underserved people affected by cancer.

The philosophy of the foundation is based on two phrases Dr. Goldberg's late mother used to live by: “No matter what your situation, you have to see the silver lining,” and “We are all family, and we have to help each other through the tough times.” With 50 million Americans currently living without health insurance, the Buy A Mom A Mammogram program provides a silver lining to those in need.

ASLF’s administrative offices are located at 134 N. LaSalle, Ste. 1218, Chicago, 60602. The organization runs three cancer related programs: Buy A Mom A Mammogram , the Chicagoland Cancer Information Coalition (CCIC) and The Evelyn Goldberg Center at the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago. For more information on A Silver Lining Foundation, please call (312) 345-1322 or visit www.asilverliningfoundation.org. Subscribe to the ASLF blog at http://asilverliningfoundation.blogspot.com.
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