FREMONT, CA (April 2, 2014) — The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC), based in Fremont, has received a $10,000 sponsorship donation from Fremont Bank, commemorating 40 years of leadership and achievement in population-based cancer prevention research and education.
“We are honored to celebrate this important milestone with CPIC and acknowledge this valued organization for four decades of groundbreaking research on cancer prevention,” said Marie-Pascale Peterson, Fremont Bank’s director of community outreach.
“Fremont Bank was founded on the premise that our success and generosity is made possible by long-standing partnerships with the community, including our non-profit partners,” Peterson said. “CPIC’s efforts have had a positive impact on people in our community, at the state level, as well as nationally and internationally.”
CPIC is dedicated to understanding the causes of cancer, ways to prevent it and detect it early, and to improving outcomes for cancer survivors. Dori Ives, director of development and communications at CPIC, thanked Fremont Bank for its outstanding record of community service and ongoing generous support.
“Fremont Bank is exemplary in its commitment to philanthropy,” Ives said. “Our partnership with Fremont Bank greatly enhances our ability to achieve our mission of preventing cancer and reducing its burden where it cannot yet be prevented.”
CPIC looks forward to celebrating 40 years of innovation in cancer prevention research and education on June 26, 2014, at 6 p.m., at the headquarters of Gap Inc. in San Francisco. The anniversary event, Pioneering Prevention, is open to the public and will include a reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and a program. For information, contact Sandi Farrell, 510-608-5003.
About the Cancer Prevention Institute of California
The Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) is the nation’s premier organization dedicated to preventing cancer and to reducing its burden where it cannot yet be prevented. CPIC tracks patterns of cancer throughout the entire population and identifies those at risk for developing cancer. Its research scientists are leaders in investigating the causes of cancer in large populations to advance the development of prevention-focused interventions. CPIC’s innovative cancer prevention research and education programs, together with the work of the Stanford Cancer Institute, deliver a comprehensive arsenal for defeating cancer. For more information, visit CPIC’s official website at www.cpic.org.
About Fremont Bank
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com) is a leading retail and commercial bank, California mortgage lender, award-winning top philanthropic business and consistently ranks in Bay Area News Group’s “Top Bay Area Workplaces.” Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family-owned and managed banks in the state and focuses on personalized service for clients. It has 18 branches across the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Monterey with loan production offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles counties. Find Fremont Bank on Facebook at www.fb.com/FremontBank and on Twitter at @FremontBank.