St. Johns Country Day School
3100 Doctors Lake Drive
Orange Park, FL
We are here to S.P.E.A.R.
Updated On: Aug 09, 2016
So What is S.P.E.A.R.
Support – Offer emotional support and social assistance for firefighters and family members battling cancer.
Promote – Encourage health and wellbeing by endorsing annual occupation specific cancer screenings and wellness testing.
Educate – Provide resource information to assist the firefighter diagnosed with cancer to better understand their disease. Partner with other International Cancer Organizations to offer education and awareness programs.
Assist – Provide personalized disease and treatment navigation help. Identify and locate resources needed. Establish a national prescription assistance program for firefighters diagnosed with cancer. Provide our members enduring chemotherapy with a home air purification unit to help them remain healthy during treatment. Effect improved communication among all first responders to include retired firefighters.
Research – Identify leaders in medicine and science who can offer treatment options. Educate national and regional elected officials to advance national firefighter cancer studies.