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RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2013
CONTACT: AICR Communications Department
communications@aicr.org, 202-328-7744

For Cancer Survivors Day, Send Flowers and Fight Cancer

AICR and 1800FLOWERS.COM Join Forces
to Honor Cancer Survivors, Fund Research

Flower ArrangementWASHINGTON, DC - Sunday, June 2nd is National Cancer Survivors Day, and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is joining 1800Flowers.com in a special promotion that will raise money for cancer research and education.

A $5.00 donation will be made to AICR on purchases at 1800FLOWERS.COM of $39.99 and up (excludes S&H and taxes) using the promo code: AICR.

“Cancer Survivors Day is a great time to remind the survivor in your life how awesome and inspiring they are,” said Colleen Harnisch, AICR’s Manager of Corporate Relations. “All of us at AICR are delighted that with 1800FLOWERS.COM, you can show a survivor you’re thinking of them, and support life-saving cancer research and education at the same time.”

AICR funds cutting-edge research on the links between lifestyle and the prevention, treatment and survival of cancer, and educates the public about the everyday steps they can take to help lower their risk of many cancers.

Shop now for fresh flowers, gourmet gift baskets, spa baskets and more.

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the cancer charity that fosters research on the relationship of nutrition, physical activity and weight management to cancer risk, interprets the scientific literature and educates the public about the results. It has contributed more than $96 million for innovative research conducted at universities, hospitals and research centers across the country. AICR has published two landmark reports that interpret the accumulated research in the field, and is committed to a process of continuous review. AICR also provides a wide range of educational programs to help millions of Americans learn to make dietary changes for lower cancer risk. Its award-winning New American Plate program is presented in brochures, seminars and on its website, www.aicr.org. AICR is a member of the World Cancer Research Fund International.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM has earned the 2009 Gold Award in the Online Flower Delivery category from TopTenREVIEWS; was listed as a Top Ten Mobile Retailer by Internet Retailer magazine in 2009; and was recognized by Computerworld magazine as a Premier 100 IT Leader for 2010. The Company's BloomNet® international floral wire service (www.mybloomnet.net) provides a broad range of quality products and value-added services designed to help professional florists grow their businesses profitably.


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