Each spring, Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County proudly sponsors a team in the annual Race for the Cure on behalf of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® North Jersey Affiliate foundation.
Thousands of participants come together to help the organization raise funds for breast cancer research and outreach to underinsured and uninsured women in northern New Jersey.
The multi-faceted breast health awareness program at Project Self-Sufficiency is a recipient of the funds raised by the annual Race for the Cure. Project Self-Sufficiency staff, Board members and participants are proud to give back to an organization that has helped so many women. Interested participants are encouraged to register online at www.komennorthjersey.org/race and click on Team Project Self-Sufficiency/Sussex County. Free bus transportation from the Project Self-Sufficiency campus is provided to all team members.
Since 1997, Project Self-Sufficiency has proudly partnered with the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® North Jersey Affiliate to increase awareness of the importance of early detection in the prevention and treatment of against breast cancer. Project Self-Sufficiency's Breast Health Awareness Program consists of:
- Free Mammograms for Uninsured and Underinsured Women over the age of 40;
- Breast Cancer Awareness Presentations;
- Annual Tie-a-Ribbon Campaign;
- Participation in the Annual Race for the Cure;
- Mammograms Save Lives Public Relations Effort
- Free Family Health Fair