MLB Team Honors Mesothelioma Awareness Day
The Baltimore Orioles used a recent home game against a division rival to support Mesothelioma Awareness Day by spreading information about mesothelioma, as well as ways to raise money for research.
During Wednesday's Orioles home game against the Toronto Blue Jays, the jumbotron at at Camden Yards flashed multiple facts about mesothelioma and the asbestos exposure that causes it. It will also listed information about how crowdmembers could donate to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF), the organizer Mesothelioma Awareness Day since 2004 that also funds mesothelioma research.
Mesothelioma Awareness Day was established in 2004 by MARF volunteers who knew friends and/or loved ones affected in some way by . MARF sponsers events to celebrate the day, while also providing kits for people who want to acknowledge Mesothelioma Awareness Day in their own cities and towns as well.
“On behalf of all the individuals and families we serve, the Meso Foundation is grateful and excited about the Orioles' support,” said Mary Hesdorffer, the executive director of MARF. “This kind of visibility helps us tremendously in advancing research and providing services to mesothelioma patients and families in need,
MARF is the only non-government funder of peer-reviewed scientific research for mesothelioma treatment. To date, it has given more than $7.6 million to mesothelioma research.
For more information on Mesothelioma Awareness Day, visit MARF’s website.
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