HEALTH FAIRS AND AWARENESS EVENTS
2014 – Thank you from St. Charles North High School (read more)
March 2013 Hair / Skin Professionals Education and Awareness
Shannon Morrow teaches hair professionals about the importance of early detection, what to look for and how to discuss the subject with clients.
2005 Glen Ellyn Busy Bee Barbers and Nathan Evans:
When Nathan Evans returned home from summer camp at the Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute in 2003, he received devastating news: Jack Marston, his Little League coach and the father of one of his friends, had passed away. The cause was melanoma. Nathan’s family took action, becoming one of the founding members of the Jack H. Marston II Melanoma Research Fund. And when it came time for Nathan’s bar mitzvah at Congregation Etz Chaim in Lombard, Illinois, he decided to take action too, with his own melanoma awareness and prevention project.
Learning that melanoma affects men in larger numbers than women and that it often READ MORE ….
HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH FAIRS
March 22, 2013 – Glenbard East High School
Student’s write article in school paper about “Prom’s Hidden Danger” after discussion with Jack’s Fund volunteers.
Team in Training Learns about Sun Safe Running from Jack’s Fund
Julie Evans from Jack’s Fund provides Team in Training with some sun safe tips and free sunscreen for to use on their runs.
Advocate Lutheran General 2013 Survivorship Day
2007 Glenbard West High School
“By being there you saved lives” … Gilda Ross
Jack’s Fund participates in both community and school health fairs, sharing information on early detection of melanoma and the steps everyone can take to prevent this and other skin cancers.