August 24, 2015

Adelphi Breast Cancer Program Receives a Grant from the LI 2-Day Walk

Contact: Lyn Dobrin 516-997-8545 (

Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program Receives a Grant from the Long Island 2-Day Walk To Fight Breast Cancer

For the 12th year, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program is a beneficiary of the Long Island 2 Day Walk To Fight Breast Cancer, receiving a grant of $25,000. This grant assists the breast cancer program with its Sisters United in Health program that educates and provides support for underserved women.

Since its inception in 2004, LI2DAY has raised and donated over six million dollars for community-based programs that provide help to Long Islanders affected by breast cancer.

For further information, the Long Island 2 Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer can be contacted at 631-863-2DAY (2329) or go to For the Adelphi hotline, call 800-877-8077 or visit You are not alone.


Receiving a check from the LI 2Day Walk to Fight Breast Cancer (from left): Heather Edmonson, program supervisor, Adelphi Breast Cancer Program; Ginny Salerno, founder and executive director, LI2DayWalk; Alida Rubenstein, volunteer and hotline coordinator, Adelphi Breast Cancer Program; and Noreen Wohlgemuth, treasurer, LI2DayWalk

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