Ocean Kayak and Necky Kayaks, made their latest contribution in the fight against breast cancer, a quarterly donation of $8,655 to the Breast Cancer Fund. Ocean Kayak donates one percent of gross sales from their Venus 10 and Venus 11 kayaks, while Necky donates in-kind proceeds from the Eliza and Eliza UltraLite kayaks. Since the programs inception in 2002, Ocean Kayak and Necky Kayaks have donated $26,866 to the Breast Cancer Fund and both brands plan to add more kayaks into the program in 2008.
“We are proud to promote a healthy active lifestyle for women and in doing so we feel its necessary to help fight against a disease that too often takes women in the prime of their lives,” said Sara Knies, Marketing Director for Ocean Kayak® and Necky® Kayaks. “The Breast Cancer Fund is a fantastic organization, and we believe the funds contributed through the sale of the Ocean Kayak® and Necky Kayaks can help the ongoing effort of identifying the causes of breast cancer and preventing the disease.”