Practice Safe Skin: Skin Cancer Prevention Project
Forward-thinking cities, non-profits and private businesses can make a positive impact on the health of their community by installing convenient and attractive sunscreen dispensers in high-traffic areas and outdoor spaces. Thanks to a partnership between Bright Guard and Melanoma Foundation of New England to install sunscreen dispensers in a variety of public and private settings, sun protection can be at your guests’ fingertips. These weather-resistant, low maintenance dispensers provide free sunscreen and help increase sun health awareness throughout the community.
If you’ve already purchased sunscreen dispensers and would like to customize your faceplate, please click here.
Our Sun Health Awareness Partners
The MFNE is dedicated to reducing the risk of skin cancer, and protecting yourself from harmful UV ways by always using sunscreen when spending time outdoors is one of the best preventative measures. In 2014, the Surgeon General touted skin cancer as a major public health concern and initiated a Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer, and MFNE answered the call by partnering with Bright Guard to provide sunscreen dispensers throughout New England.
The program has been a resounding success, branching out in 2016 across the country, including Nevada and Michigan. Program participants are diverse and include major universities, renowned golf courses, salons, tennis clubs and zoos.
Installing sunscreen dispensers is ideal in a variety of settings, such as:
• Public schools
• Health departments
• Parks and recreation facilities
• Day care centers
• Private country clubs
Bright Guard sunscreen is safe for all skin types and free of fragrance, dyes and parabens, so it’s suitable for guests of all ages.
Dispenser bundles, which contain a case of sunscreen, pole and the dispenser itself, can be purchased directly from MFNE, or your organization can add a dispenser bundle to your donation wish list. To learn more about this exciting, life-saving program, contact us directly with questions about installing sunscreen dispensers in your area.
*These units were available until mid-September and have been taken in for the winter.
Click here for a full list of participating organizations.
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