Sacos sponsors the ‘Brave the Shave’ event of the Cancer Concern Association on Praslin |30 November 2019
Sacos is proud to be the main sponsor to the Cancer Concern Association’s through the ‘Brave The Shave’ event jointly being held with K-Radio and which is being held on Praslin today.
“Our employees continue to support the Cancer Concern Association and its fight to find a cure against cancer and, in return, we are committed to continue giving back to this cause,” Sacos said in a press statement.
The cheque handing over ceremony was held at the Sacos premises on Thursday this week in the presence of K-Radio and the Cancer Concern Association representatives.
Sacos sponsored R114,000 to the association as it is committed to making the fight against cancer a priority among its plans. The company believes that if one person can battle cancer, then an entire nation can rise up to defeat it.
“Cancer is a tough disease which can affect anyone and it is one of the areas that we would like to contribute to, to ensure that everyone gets the necessary medical treatment,” said Jennifer Morel, chief executive of Sacos during the presentation.
Adding that “we will do whatever we can to help as a company and we are happy to contribute to the cancer association as it's a worthy cause.”
On her part, Deacon Tasianna Bossy, chairperson for the Praslin branch of Cancer Concern Association, thanked Sacos for its contribution toward their cause saying “it is heartwarming to see that there are people who are still passionate about health and are committed to make a difference in the life of people in need.”
“We are indeed so thankful of the generosity of Sacos and this contribution will help us to fulfil our dream project of setting up a hospice on Praslin,” she said.
With the collaboration of partners, volunteers, and generous donors, Sacos is prepared to engage in this fight for as long as it takes to defeat this terrible disease.
Sacos looks forward to building a mutually beneficial, ongoing relationship with the Cancer Concern Association that continues to leverage our mutual strengths and provide strong benefits to all.
Sacos continues to follow one of its corporate values of being socially responsible by giving back to the community.
Contributed by Sacos