For the second year in a row, the Sendero Wellness Committee is championing Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) during the month of October.
Because this is a cause that has impacted many Sendero employees and their families, Sendero has created a month full of activities to foster support, raise funds, and create a culture of encouragement. From our Annual Waffle War to participation in the Dallas Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Sendero employees prove their dedication to the cause by showing up in full support… and in pink attire!
Remembering Shows Commitment
Analyst Marisa Rosa sums up the month of October and Sendero’s commitment to the BCA cause:
“Last year, I helped to organize the first BCA month Sendero had ever done, and because of it, I learned of how many of my coworkers had been affected by breast cancer. It gave me a chance to not only remember my mother in the workplace but to also honor her memory by helping to raise funds to find the cure.”
Fundraising Inspires Action
Sendero hosts several BCA events throughout the month of October, including hosting a Waffle War, creating a ribbon wall, and sponsoring employees to participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Analyst Amber Jacobs reflects on how these types of fundraising events have impacted her family’s story:
“In January 2019, my cousin Denise lost her 8-year battle with breast cancer. Throughout her fight, I saw the impacts to our family and her physical appearance, but her beautiful personality never faded. Breast Cancer Awareness means knowing the tools that lead to early detection and continuing to support the cause so that one day, we may find a cure for women like Denise. Fundraisers like Waffle War, where Senderoans pay to judge the waffle-making competition amongst senior leadership, was my favorite. It’s important to me to participate in these types of events not just because it continues the conversation and spreads awareness, but donating helps to reach the ultimate goal: finding a cure for breast cancer.”