It’s time to Walk the Talk! Each year, the First Legal Family Walks the Talk by participating in
the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The Susan G. Komen Foundation holds over 150 walks
globally to help raise awareness and fundraise for breast cancer research. The event is the
world’s largest and most successful fundraising event for breast cancer, raising significant funds
for the breast cancer movement. For the employees at First Legal, it is an opportunity to give
back to the community and stand united in support of an important cause. This past year we had
three teams walking throughout California in Newport Beach, Fresno, and San Francisco!
The statistics can be startling – one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her
lifetime, a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes, and a
woman around the world dies from the disease every minute. But thanks to dedicated scientists
and organizations like the Susan G. Komen Foundation, we make progress every day toward
improving care and increasing remission and survival rates. Since the 1970s, the female five-year
relative survival rate for invasive breast cancer has improved from 75% to 90% (Breast Cancer
Research Foundation). Walks like the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, AVON 39, and
Making Strides is an integral player in making sure there is continued awareness and support for
breast cancer research. First Legal is proud to be a part of the Komen Family and pledge our
continued support in the upcoming years.
As a company, we are not only committed to supporting nonprofit and charitable organizations
like the Susan G. Komen Foundation, but also feel it is important to educate our employees and
remind them of the importance of preventative care. While breast cancer appears predominantly
in women, it is important that men go in for periodic screening as well. Catching cancer early is
often crucial to successful treatment. Preventative care is one of the hallmarks of our new
To learn more about the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure or to donate, click here.
To learn more about preventative care, click here.