Did you notice a man wearing a dress walking across the Ben Franklin Bridge recently?
After losing a bet to 94WIP Sportsradio host Glen Macnow, WIP’s Steve Trevelise spent a couple hours walking around the Independence Mall area and then across the bridge to support a good cause – the Eagles Tackle Breast Cancer campaign. Trevelise had bet that the Giants would beat your Birds who crushed the Giants 36-21.
For the last nine years, the Philadelphia Eagles and Jefferson have partnered in the fight against breast cancer.
“The Eagles were the first team in the NFL to reach out and address breast cancer awareness and the fundraising issue. They are real leaders in that regard,” says Steve Smith, vice president for Development at the Jefferson Foundation.
In total, the Eagles’ Tackling Breast Cancer Campaign has raised $1.6 million for the Jefferson Breast Care Center.
The Center serves the broader community, providing screening mammography for more than 32,000 women each year and leading edge breast cancer care. In addition, Jefferson performs leading edge clinical research to develop better, more effective ways of preventing, diagnosing and treating breast cancer.
Read the full article on this effort here and watch the video from WIP: