BBL and Gift2Life "Lingkod Kababaihan" in San Rafael, BulacanJuly 12, 2012
More than 200 participants from the Kababaihang Lingkod Barangay, Lingkod Lingap sa Nayon, Bgy. Mother Leaders, Bgy. Health Workers and DepEd Teachers benefitted from the Lingkod Kababaihan mission of the Bessie B. Legarda Foundation (BBL) in San Rafael, Bulacan last Friday, June 29, 2012.
Volunteer doctors from Gift2Life, a partner of BBL Foundation, gave their whole afternoon to conduct free medical breast screening. Gift2Life founder, Dr. Tina Santos, also gave a breast cancer awareness and health seminar in order to educate the residents about the benefits of early detection through regular breast examination.
Mayor Lorna Silverio was present in the event to give her full support to the women who attended the event, which was held in the municipal hall. Breast cancer survivors also shared their stories to inspire and give courage to other women who are battling against cancer.
The BBL Foundation, established by Senator Loren Legarda in 2000, remains steadfast in its commitment to raise breast cancer awareness in order to help women as well as men in the prevention of this dreaded disease.