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Breathe easy, Alaska

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Last weekend we were honored to join in the American Lung Association for their Breathe Easy Breakfast at the Bill Sheffield Alaska Railroad Depot. The brunch and fundraiser brought together supporters of the American Lung Association to focus on the mission of breathing easier.

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Cancer Bites: November Recipe // Spiced Pumpkin Soup with Carrot and Sweet Potato

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If you’re ready to fully embrace the holidays, this recipe is the way to do it. It checks all the boxes of a winter recipe with pumpkin, sweet potato, carrot and spices. It even has great potential health benefits. Pumpkin has many health benefits, one being that it is rich in beta-carotene; beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant. Research has suggested that a diet rich in beta-carotene may reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

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Cancer Bites: October Recipe // Red Lentil Soup

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Fall is here and that means it’s officially soup season! There’s nothing more comforting than a piping hot bowl of soup and this month our mouths are watering for this red lentil soup. It’s full of veggies and all the warm flavors of the season.

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Run for Women, more than just a race

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Every year, thousands of people run and walk the downtown streets of Anchorage at the annual Run for Women. The Run for Women is one of the largest all-women runs in the whole nation and since it’s conception in 1993, $4.4 million in cash and donated mammograms have been raised and distributed to organizations associated with breast cancer. The donated mammograms go to low-income women to ensure that everyone receives the testing and treatment they deserve. The event is completely volunteer-run.

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Support Alaska cancer lodging fund with coffee from Kaladi Bros.

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Do you like a warm drink to get you through the day? What if that warm drink could support an Alaskan going through cancer? We’re excited to announce that we are partnering with Kaladi Brothers Coffee during the month of October to support Alaskans who need lodging while undergoing cancer treatment, known as the Lodging Crisis Fund.

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