The Northern Cancer Trust Foundation Incorporated is setting off its first major fundraising project through a fun run entitled “ Dibdibang Takbuhan” on October 21, 2012 at 5am to be held at DeVenecia Highway Extension, Dagupan City. This activity is in cooperation with Dagupan Doctors Villaflor Memorial Hospital Cancer Institute, Pangasinan Medical Society and the Philippine Society of Anesthesia – Pangasinan North Luzon Chapter in line with the celebration of Breast cancer awareness month this October.
The funrun is open to ages 8 years old and above with distance categories of 1k, 3k, 5k, and 8k and registration fee of php 300,350,400 and 500 respectively. Cash prizes are at stake for each category winner. Proceeds of this fundraising activity will be mainly for the benefit of the Northern Cancer Trust Foundation whose thrust is to alleviate the burden of our less fortunate cancer patients and their families seeking assistance in the treatment of cancer.
The Northern Cancer Trust Foundation is the very first cancer foundation in the province of Pangasinan. It was conceptualized 2 years ago by the Dr. Vivencio Villaflor, Jr. and his family when the first Cancer Institute in Pangasinan was established . Concerned with the rising number of cancer patients seeking treatment, Dr. Villaflor and familygradually created this charitable organization with the formal introduction and induction of the officers of this foundationon March 10,2012. The chairman of the foundation is Dr. Edna T. Gonzales, a breast cancer survivor . There are now 85 members of the foundation .
For those interested to run for a cause, come join the funrun, and help the Northern Cancer Trust Foundation. You can inquire at the following registration sites: DDVMH , contact nos. 075-5232222 local 408 or cp 09328776162 (Angie) andPMS building , contact nos. 075-5154510 or cp 09089872081. Registration on site will also be available.