Press Releases

September 13, 2016
Jaci Fletcher, Senior Communications Manager
646.257.3012
jfletcher@youngsurvival.org

Young Survivor and a Guest will receive Trip to Los Angeles

New York, New York, (September 13, 2016) — For the fourth year in a row, Young Survival Coalition (YSC), will be the beneficiary of CBS Radio’s "We Can Survive" Concert on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. For every ticket sold, $2 will benefit YSC, which is dedicated to empowering young women affected by breast cancer and their families. Over the past three years, CBS Radio has generously donated $250,000 in proceeds from the concert to support young women affected by breast cancer.

“YSC is honored to be a part of this amazing event for the fourth year in a row, and we thank CBS Radio for their continued dedication to raising awareness that young women can and do get breast cancer. We are excited to celebrate a young survivor with this trip of a lifetime,” commented Jennifer Merschdorf, YSC Chief Executive Officer.

YSC is hosting an exciting contest for two free tickets to the “We Can Survive” Concert, roundtrip airfare and two nights hotel for a young breast cancer survivor and her guest. Any young woman diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 40 or younger can register by midnight EDT on September 30, 2016 for a chance to win this incredible trip.

With three previous sold out shows, the fourth annual concert promises to be a one-of-a-kind celebration of the hottest artists in music. Bruno Mars headlines along with appearances by Ariana Grande, Charlie Puth, G-Eazy, Meghan Trainor, OneRepublic and Pitbull. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 10:00 AM, PT, through Thursday, Sept. 15, at 10:00 PM, PT. Sales open to the general public through Ticketmaster on Friday, Sept. 16 at 10:00 AM, PT.

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About Young Survival Coalition (YSC)®

Established in 1998, Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier organization dedicated to young women with breast cancer. Founded by three young survivors, YSC began as a grassroots organization to advocate on behalf of all young women diagnosed with breast cancer to increase their length and quality of life. Based in New York City, with networks nationwide, YSC provides free resources, connections and educational materials so young women with breast cancer feel supported, empowered and hopeful. YSC seeks to educate and influence the medical, research and legislative communities to address breast cancer in young women, and to ensure that no young woman faces breast cancer alone. For more information, visit youngsurvival.org.

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