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2020 Firefighter Cancer Support T-shirts.
This is a PRE-ORDER for our 2020 Firefighter Cancer Support T-shirts.
"Fire Is Not The Only Enemy, Cancers Are."
Pre-Orders will run until October 30th at 5 pm.
Shirts will be shipped out by mid-November 2020.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, not only are we supporting breast cancer but we are supporting cancers prevalent in the fire service. This shirt shows the top 10 cancers most prevalent in firefighters. In South Carolina, we are moving forward with Firefighter Cancer Legislation and almost at the finish line.
“In all, researchers found that more than two-thirds of firefighters–68 percent–develop cancer, compared to about 22 percent for the general population…” “Firefighters…have a 68% higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer than the general population.”
*A portion of the proceeds will go to a local firefighter cancer charity, Carney Strong.*
Below designs are available at anytime. Once you order, it will be printed and shipped to you. The pictures below are just a couple examples of what you can customize for YOU, other choices are available. Click ANY design below to customize your order!
22 different styles and colors!
T-shirts, Hoodies, Long Sleeve Shirts, Women's sizes, Youth Sizes.
2020 St. Patricks Day Design
Midway Professional Firefighters Association, Local 3617 also supports other charities that include the Carney Strong Initiative.
About the Carney Strong Initiative:
Josh Carney, Battalion Chief at Midway Fire Rescue in Pawley’s Island, South Carolina, was 41 years old when he was diagnosed with Stage 4 Melanoma in June 2017. This aggressive cancer claimed Josh’s life less than four months later. While he understood the well-known risks of being a firefighter, Carney and his family did not understand the hidden dangers of firefighter occupational cancer. His diagnosis stemmed from his more than 25-year career as a firefighter.
To continue Josh’s legacy, his family has made it their mission to raise awareness of firefighter occupational cancer. Lillian, Josh’s wife, stated, “I do not want another wife at Midway, or another wife anywhere, to have to be handed the folded flag that was once on her husband's casket."