At Tower Federal Credit Union's Laurel headquarters, March 22 was "Soup, Salad and Wear Jeans to Work Day," a fundraising effort that raised $2,200 for the Susan G. Komen Foundationand the American Cancer Society.
Employees who donated $5 could wear jeans to work and received "Team for a Cure Casual Dress Day" stickers. During lunchtime, a variety of homemade soups, salads and desserts were available for purchase, and employees could also enter a raffle for a chance to win one of three handmade afghan wraps.
Team for a Cure is a group of Tower employees who coordinate events year-round to raise money for cancer organizations. Since 2002, Tower's Team for the Cure has raised more than $35,000 for cancer research and education. The Team plans to participate in the 2012 Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in Washington June 2.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun