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Strong Survivors

$5,100
102%
Raised toward our $5,000 Goal
50 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on November 18, at 05:00 PM CST
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Strong Survivors

WHO ARE WE?

The Strong Survivors Exercise and Nutrition Program for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers utilizes exercise as a therapeutic tool to help cancer survivors and caregivers get through the treatment and recovery process.  Exercise programs are individualized for each participant and are based on medical and fitness histories, initial fitness assessment results, and quality of life goals.  All programs are created and administered by SIU student staff members who have completed the Strong Survivors Staff Training Class. The free program occurs primarily at John A. Logan College and the SIU Cancer Rehabilitation Laboratory (http://strong-survivors.siu.edu/index.html).  

OUR PROJECT:

We are trying to raise funds for new treadmills for the SIUC Cancer Rehab Lab for exercise sessions and assessments.  Pictured below are our current treadmills on the left and the new treadmill we would like to purchase with your help!  

                

WHO BENEFITS?

The new treadmills will benefit community members who are cancer survivors and caregivers as well as current SIU students.  The cancer survivors and caregivers will have the opportunity to exercise on a safe, comfortable and state of the art treadmill, while students will be able to better assess and evaluate the exercise programs and the participants' cardiovascular capacity.    

Levels
Choose a giving level

$25

Role Model

By becoming a role model you will help us purchase a new treadmill.

$50

Hero

By becoming a hero you will help us purchase a new treadmill.

$100

Winner

You are a winner and are helping us purchase a new treadmill.

$250

Champion

Give yourself a gold medal because you are a champion for helping us purchase a new treadmill.