Alma Campbell CEO of M.A.N. Promotion in Association with the Vincent Hosang Family Foundation (VHFF) will be hosting its 2nd Annual Fundraising Gala on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the elegant Crawford Park Mansion in Rye Brook, New York. The Gala will begin at 4:00 P.M. and ends at 11:00 P.M. This fund raising event is to raise money to purchase two Linear Acceleration (LINAC) Machines. The Linear Acceleration Machines will be used to treat cancer patients at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay and the Kingston Public Hospital in Kingston
M.A.N. Promotion has been in existence for 28 years and has contributed to the entertainment arena in New York and the Metropolitan area. We have also contributed to different organizations and charities and we are currently partnering with the Vincent Hosang Family Foundation (VHFF) in making this endeavor a reality.
Demand for cancer treatment in Jamaica is increasing. According to data from the Jamaica Information Service, based on an article in the West Indian Medical Journal, “the annual incidence of prostate cancer in Jamaica is currently 65.5 new cases for each 100,000 males in the population. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among Jamaican women, accounting for 18% of cancer related deaths each year.”Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among Jamaican women aged 15 to 24 years in Kingston and St. Andrew; prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men (Dr. Mike Mills, university (University of the West Indies, Mona) lecturer, physician and gastroenterologist).
Yearly, the hospital treats an average of 400 cases with the current machine. With the inclusion of the LINAC, it could potentially treat 1040. With a waiting list of 106 patients to get treatment, stretching up to November 2012, this could be averted with the inclusion of the Linear Acceleration Machines. Above all, the LINAC is ideal for treating some deep seated tumors that is unavoidably treated with a Cobalt unit.
Given your company’s exemplary corporate stewardship we are kindly asking for your support in this effort. This could be done by donating items for the silent auction, or for the gift bags for the patrons or other products and services. Your company brand will contribute to the success and historical relevance of this event, and the unique opportunity to target a diverse crowd. Your contribution/donation is tax deductible.
The Gala will be attended by approximately 1,000 patrons mostly from the American and Caribbean Diaspora and will provide you with an opportunity to market your products directly to a captive audience.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated generosity. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com for more information on the Linear Accelerator Machines please visit Facebook: http:www.facebook.com/pages/The-Linac-Fund-Project/318997831481723
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