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Flowers for Cures

by Lorelei Silverman and Dr. Rosalind Silverman

increase awareness about diseases, support patients, create a virtual community of hope and support, fundraise for biomedical research

Citizen Activators

  • Lorelei Silverman, Dean Royal Crown College Premedical program

    Lorelei Silverman

  • Dr. Rosalind Silverman, Dean Royal crown College Pre-medical Program

    Dr. Rosalind Silverman

About the Initiative

10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday June 6th 2015
-          Students created brochures about various disease and researched data on the diseases, flower symbol, prevention, causes, treatment, research in the field, conferences , pharma companies related to the diseases
-            Planting of flowers in visible spaces, dissemination of seeds 
- Education, awareness, dissemination of medical information via Facebook, Linkedin, blogs, and twitter in an international worldwide initiative; Flowers for Disease campaign
-          Team leaders for the Flowers for Cures campaign will increase awareness, hope and fundraising for support of research and care in a specific disease
-          Talks given in GTA
-          Pictures of flowers sent in social media

These materials will be part of my intervention:

seeds, gardening tools, plants, flowers, brochures

It would be great if participants can bring with them:

gardening tools,

Keywordseducationactivitydiseasesawarenessfundraisingpatient supportflower planting