As of August 31st, 2015, The Republic of Tea has donated $605,374.25 to Prostate Cancer Foundation.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993, PCF has raised more than $615 million and provided funding to more than 2,000 research programs at nearly 200 cancer centers and universities. The PCF global research enterprise now extends to 19 countries. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds for transformational cancer research. Its efforts have helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer. Its efforts have helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer and have helped reduce the U.S. death rate from prostate cancer by more than 50 percent. PCF has also been a pioneer in the grant making process, simplifying paperwork for grantees, leaving more time for researchers to conduct needed scientific research.
Every year PCF assigns a Young Investigator to each of their partners and sponsors. Young Investigators are an elite group of 153 young men and women whose innovative scientific minds are breaking ground in the fight against prostate cancer. In 2013, The Republic of Tea was assigned to Irfan Asangani, PhD, who is extremely passionate about bringing about a cure for prostate cancer. Please click here to read more about Dr. Asangani and his areas of prostate cancer research.
With 1 out of every 7 American men diagnosed with prostate cancer, The Republic of Tea is honored to donate $1 from the sale of each tin and $0.36 from the sale of each traveler’s tin directly to PCF. Sip with us today and help us give men and their families hope for healthier, longer lives.
For more information on prostate cancer, please visit www.pcf.org