Health and Human Services

This facet promotes and facilitates programs that support the maintenance of good health and the elimination of chronic health disparities in communities of color through education, health advocacy, and optimal utilization of health resources. 

Go Red for Heart Health

Programs implemented included:

  • “Obesity Prevention and Education Awareness” for after-school students in at Lincoln Memorial Academy in collaboration with The Panda Foundation 

  • Breast Cancer Awareness, “Life in the Cancer Lane” a play written by a chapter Alumni Link’s daughter while undergoing treatments for breast cancer was presented at the Westcoast Black Theatre and in collaboration with the Arts facet, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Awareness Walk & Fundraiser

  • Organized community activities that heightened awareness about Organ, Tissue and Bone Marrow Donation, Heart Disease and HIV/AIDS

  • Implemented an Umbrella Program at Emma E. Booker Elementary School titled “Childhood Obesity Prevention – Can You Imagine Me?”

Bradenton/Sarasota (FL) Chapter of

The Links, Incorporated

PO Box 50941

Sarasota, FL  34232

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www.bslinksinc.org

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