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2017 Benefit Fund Newsletter Archive

News & Events

Benefit Fund at a Glance – December 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – December 2017

What should I do with my biometrics results? That is a GREAT question! Now that the 2017 biometrics program has closed, it is the perfect time to take a look at what your lab work and health assessment results showed you. With the new year just around the( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – November 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – November 2017

Healthy Holiday Eating - Tips to stay on track; The time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can be a challenge to your sense of well-being. Planning ahead can help you create a peaceful holiday season. You can control the feeding frenzy that accompanies the holidays by planning ahead.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – October 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – October 2017

5 STEPS TO PROTECTING YOUR DIGITAL HOME. More and more of our home devices - including thermostats, door locks, coffee machines, and smoke alarms - are now connected to the Internet. This enables us to control our devices on our smartphones, no matter our location, which can in turn save( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – September 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – September 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  More than 230,000 men will be told they have prostate cancer this year. It is the 2nd most common cancer in men in the US. About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in his lifetime...( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – August 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – August 2017

If you would like to schedule a donation for August 18th, please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter the sponsor code: District 1199c to schedule an appointment or walk in the day of the blood drive. Limited slots available so schedule TODAY! For questions, please contact Megan Smith at (215) 735-5720.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – July 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – July 2017

We hosted our 4th Annual Benefit Fund Health Fair on June 24th and we had a lot of families turn out for the event. Cooking demos, health information, photos, Zumba, massages and more—we can’t wait for next year!( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – May 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – May 2017

May is Melanoma Awareness Month. People who have dark skin tones often believe they’re not at risk for skin cancer, but that is a dangerous misconception, says dermatologist Maritza I. Perez, MD, a senior vice president of The Skin Cancer Foundation.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – April 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – April 2017

During National Minority Health Month each April, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) leads the nation in raising awareness about health disparities, their causes and the impact they have on minority communities and on the nation as whole.( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – March 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – March 2017

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – February 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – February 2017

District 1199C Benefit Fund is proud to be offering a blood donor drive on Tuesday, January 31st from 9:30am—2:30pm in the Union Hall Auditorium, 2nd Floor. You can help save up to THREE lives in about an hour of your time. The need is ongoing, but the supply( read more )

Benefit Fund at a Glance – January 2017

Benefit Fund at a Glance – January 2017

District 1199C Benefit Fund is proud to be offering a blood donor drive on Tuesday, January 31st from 9:30am—2:30pm in the Union Hall Auditorium, 2nd Floor. You can help save up to THREE lives in about an hour of your time. The need is ongoing, but the supply( read more )