HealthEdge Supports Relay For Life of Burlington as Gold Sponsor
Corporate team, “Miles for Mira,” will walk in memory of colleague Mira Band for third consecutive year
Burlington, MA, June 10, 2015 —HealthEdge®, provider of the only integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for healthcare payors, today announced that it is a gold sponsor of the Relay For Life of Burlington, taking place Saturday, June 13 at 5:00 p.m. at Burlington High School. This commitment to the community’s annual cancer-related fundraising event follows ongoing participation by HealthEdge employees, who formed the corporate team, “Miles for Mira,” and walk each year in memory of Mira Band, a beloved colleague who lost her battle with cancer in 2013.
“The company’s participation in such an inspiring community event is incredibly personal to us, as so many of our friends, colleagues and family members have been impacted by cancer,” said Rob Gillette, CEO of HealthEdge. “We are proud to support the enthusiasm of our employees and the entire community as they raise awareness and critical funds for such an important cause.”
Since first participating in the Relay For Life of Burlington in 2013, HealthEdge’s Miles for Mira team has been the top fundraising team two years in a row; the team’s 2015 goal is to raise an additional $20,000 in support of the local event. To learn more about the Relay For Life of Burlington or the Miles for Mira team, please click here.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. Started in 1985, Relay For Life began with one man who circled around a track for 24 hours raising $27,000. Today, it unites more than 4 million people in over 25 countries across the globe to raise funds, celebrate those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and take action to finish the fight against cancer once and for all.
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