Wear Lee Jeans to Fight against Breast Cancer

Lee National Denim Day Ambassadors

Lee National Denim Day Ambassadors

Lee Jeans encourages people to celebrate Lee National Denim Day by putting on their jeans and donating $5 to the American Cancer Society’s fight against breast cancer.

Lee National Denim Day has focused on raising money for the Society’s life-saving breast cancer research and support programs since 1996.

With the American Cancer Society as Denim Day’s beneficiary, funds raised will support critical screenings in communities nationwide; provide a free place to stay for those traveling away from home for cancer treatment; and invest in cancer research.

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women, with more than 232,000 women expected to be diagnosed in 2014 with about 40,000 deaths.

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This year, three Lee National Denim Day ambassadors are leading the initiative – breast cancer survivors Catherine Aplin of Macon, Ga., Beth Borden-Goodman of Atlanta and Laura Renegar of Charlotte, N.C.

Aplinwas diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer at age 21 and is now a seven-year survivor. Borden-Goodman, also a seven-year breast cancer survivor, had several lumpectomies beginning in high school before being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007.

Renegar is a three-year breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and the BRCA2 gene. All are putting their breast cancer experience and fighting spirit to work to help other women battle and overcome breast cancer.

Headquartered in Merriam, Kan., Lee manufactures and markets brand denim, casual pants, shirts, fleece and knit apparel. Lee Jeans founded Lee National Denim Day, a single-day fundraiser for breast cancer.

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