18.10.2017
Corporate News

Chiquita joins the American Cancer Society® to Help Save Lives

Chiquita North America to take part company-wide in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® walk

Ft. Lauderdale, Fl October 17, 2017 — Leveraging Chiquita’s global recognition, Chiquita wants to be a voice globally in bringing awareness to women about breast cancer early detection, supporting wellbeing and active lifestyle for disease prevention.

pink ribbon logo and chiquita pink stickerIn the month of October 100 million Chiquita bananas will be wearing Pink across the world. Additionally, Chiquita North America is taking part in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® walk to help save lives from breast cancer.

In communities across the nation, Chiquita North America is committed to giving a monetary donation to help the Society fund groundbreaking breast cancer research, provide free, comprehensive information and support, and help people take steps to reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it’s most treatable.

“The American Cancer Society provides information and support to those touched by breast cancer and funds cutting-edge research to better understand, prevent, find and treat the disease,” said Carolina Villarreal, Director Consumer Marketing, U.S. & Canada.  Chiquita, North America is proud to be participating company-wide in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events in our communities and is committed to helping the Society lead the fight for a world without breast cancer.” 

Making Strides is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 250 communities nationwide to celebrate breast cancer survivors, pay tribute to loved ones lost, and raise funds to end breast cancer.   

To find out how you can join Chiquita North America’s commitment to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer®, contact news@chiquita.com or visit www.facebook.com/BrowardMSABC/today.