In the XIV edition of Walk for Life were present, in addition to the Foundation´s president Brigitte Gypen, the mayors of Arona, José Julián Mena, and Adeje, José Miguel R. Fraga, who walked the circuit along with the keen participants, all wearing the representative pink shirt.
More than 5.200 people participated in the solidarity march against breast cancer, organized last 16 December of 2018. They also joined them, members of the Board of Trustees of the Adrián Hoteles Foundation ; Don. Rafael Adrián and his wife Ms. Mª Aurora Ruera, the operations director Marlene Nin and several family members; together against cancer.
This social and solidarity event takes place annually, between the municipality of Arona and Adeje, and fills each year the streets of these towns with an immense pink tide, trying to raise funds, for the fight against breast cancer and reaffirming, in this way , commitment to all women affected by this disease.
Through this activity, among others, the necessary financial funds are obtained so that some services aimed at psycho-social support can continue functioning to improve the quality of life of people with this illness.
This solidarity event has reached, this year, a record of 35.500 euros that will be allocated to research projects and organisations that provide support to patients suffering from this illness and their families.
The president of the Foundation, Brigitte Gypen thanked the participation of "all the volunteers, companies, institutions and collaborators that make the Walk for Life bigger, every year". Brigitte Gypen, also wanted to highlight that "next year we will celebrate the XNUMXth anniversary and we will try to make it even bigger, because today the success of this event and the solidarity of all citizens who fight against breast cancer have been demonstrated. "
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