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Our mission is to save lives through education about the prevention
and early detection of skin cancer, especially melanoma.

The Foundation’s vision is “to educate children throughout the country and give them
the skills necessary to make healthy sun safety choices throughout their lives.”
As the Foundation grows we will continue to advocate for school districts throughout
the country to require sun safety education as part of their curriculum.

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“A Pound of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure” and a bad sunburn

“A Pound of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure” and a bad sunburn (Click here to listen : Podcast) Every time you tan or burn, you increase your risk of skincancer. “Next time  you are outdoors, plan ahead.” The summer is upon us, and people who live in high risk... read more

Hey Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!

“Hey Skin Cancer, Take a Hike!” Click here check out the Podcast! Having a camera and some energy bars, are not the most important gear to bring with you when hiking outdoors. Remember your hat, sunscreen, protective clothing, sunglasses and seek shade from time to... read more

A picture is worth a thousand words…or can save a thousand lives!

Each March, the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation rolls out its Melanoma Monday Art Contest in Schools, signaling the countdown to the nationwide awareness of melanoma in May. What could be better than to prepare students for the long hot summer that follows, and... read more

Matt and Meg give tips to Prevent Skin Cancer

Matthew and Meg from the CDC would like to present tips to prevent skin cancer. We all promise ourselves we will do better tomorrow. The problem with skin cancer is that the damage we do each time we go in the sun unprepared, can’t be undone. Be prepared… listen... read more

Baseball HOF Mike Schmidt helps the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation

Palm Beach County, FL | January 2016 | Chris Korbelak Baseball HOF Mike Schmidt helps the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation “Strike Out Melanoma”.Since January 2016, at the South Florida Fairgrounds, Mike Schmidt, and his Winner’s Circle Charities, has partnered... read more

“RAY” Saves Lives! First Sunscreen Dispenser to be placed in a public park in Palm Beach County.

Media Advisory May is Melanoma Awareness Month Nationwide – Be sun safe! Contact: Chris Korbelak, 561-966-6649/ PB Parks and Rec or Lisa Richman/RDK Melanoma Foundation 561-373-7709 What: Unveiling ceremony launching first location of a public sunscreen dispenser in a... read more

“RAY” Sunscreen Dispenser – Be a Sun Guardian!

Donate a “RAY” Sunscreen Dispenser and/or Sunscreen – Be a Sun Guardian. The “RAY” automatic sunscreen dispenser was designed to make applying sunscreen simple and fun. With a regulated 1ml dose of sunscreen per application, users can... read more

SAVE THE DATE – Sprays – NO UV RAYS – TDA

Save The Date Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation’s Dreyfoos SAM (Students Against Melanoma) Club in conjunction with Spa Cara, Palm Beach “ALTERNATIVE TO OVER-EXPOSURE TO THE SUN AND THE USE OF DEADLY TANNING BEDS!” The Dreyfoos School of the Arts SAM Club, RDK... read more

Sequin Sip and Shop

Please join us Tuesday, March 22, 5:30pm – 8:00pm 219 Worth Avenue Palm Beach, FL 33480 RSVP 561-328-8405 Sequin will be hosting a Sip and Shop Benefit for the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation. 20% of proceeds during our event will go to the Melanoma... read more

The SunSmart America™ K-12 Curriculum and Resources help promote sun safety education, prevention and early detection of skin cancer.

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Contact the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation

The Melanoma Foundation is one of the first organizations in the country that has been on the cutting edge of skin cancer preventive education and the only organization in Florida. After extensive review of health education literature, the Foundation selected the successful SunSmart curricula from Australia on which to base its many programs and adapt to local educational standards and environment. The Foundation utilizes SunSmart America™ for grades K-12.

Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation
v: 561-655-9655 | f: 561-655-9650
2751 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 2A, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405

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