Women Supporting Women Receives Grant from Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation

Women Supporting Women has recently received a $4,707 grant funded by the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation to help pay for publishing their monthly newsletter, “Care & Share”. The newsletter, which features articles on nutrition, health and the latest on the advancements in treatments for breast cancer, also includes articles written by local breast cancer survivors.

“Breast cancer has touched so many lives. Being able to help such a wonderful support community such as Women Supporting Women communicate with cancer patients and their caregivers, is a very exciting grant to make,” said Kim Nechay, executive director of the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation. “We at Perdue and the Foundation hope the newsletters make a difference in their lives.” WSW

“We thank the Perdue Foundation for approving WSW to receive this grant to help pay for the cost of our ‘Care & Share’ monthly newsletter,” Emily Rantz, Director of Community Relations at WSW said. “This is a vital part of our organization as our survivors look forward to reading it every month. We have women tell us they send the newsletter to family and friends so they can read it as well. It’s a big part of who we are.”

Women Supporting Women is a local, grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to providing awareness, education and support to all those who are affected by breast cancer. With no national ties or funding, they rely completely on our community to help provide free services to our neighbors, friends and families right here on Delmarva. To learn more about WSW, visit www.womensupportingwomen.org or check them out on Facebook.

About Perdue Farms
Perdue Farms is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for everyone we touch through innovative food and agricultural products. Since our beginning on Arthur Perdue’s farm in 1920, to our expansion into agribusiness and the introduction of the PERDUE® brand of chicken and turkey under Frank Perdue, and continuing with our third generation of leadership with Chairman Jim Perdue, we’ve remained family owned and family operated. We are the parent company of Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness. Through our PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART®, PERDUE® HARVESTLAND®, COLEMAN PREMIUM® and COLEMAN ORGANIC® food brands; agricultural products and services; and stewardship and corporate responsibility programs, we are working to become the most-trusted name in food and agricultural products. Learn more about Perdue Farms at www.perduefarms.com.

About the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation
The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, was established in 1957 by company founder Arthur W. Perdue and is funded through the estates of Arthur W. Perdue and Frank Perdue. As part of our belief in supporting the communities where and with whom we do business, the Foundation provides grants on behalf of Perdue Farms in communities where large numbers of our associates live and work.  At Perdue Farms, we believe in responsible food and agriculture.™

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