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American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days Begin in Maine
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The American Cancer Society’s 34th annual Daffodil Days begins on Saturday, March 17 with more than 34,000 flowers, 800 potted plants, and 650 Limited Edition Boyd’s Bears delivered to the American Cancer Society office n Topsham where local volunteers will unload the flowers, wrap, and prepare them for delivery to locations throughout Maine.

WHEN and WHERE – Saturday, March 17 – 1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 Sunday, March 18 – 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
 
American Cancer Society office
One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300
 Topsham, ME  04086

IMPORTANT:  Please call 207-504-0147 upon arrival at the ACS office
on Saturday or Sunday for access to the building

Monday, March 19 – 10:00 a.m. and again at 4:00 p.m.

FedEx truck arrives at ACS office to load daffodil orders for
distribution statewide. 

WHO – Cancer patients and others in local communities around Maine are looking forward to receiving bouquets of daffodils from friends, co-workers, or loved ones who are participating in the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Days campaign. 

WHY – Daffodil purchases give hope to those who need it most—a therapeutic boost for body, mind, and soul. Dollars raised through Daffodil Days enable the Society to offer free programs and services that help people fight cancer with courage and optimism, while it provides day-to-day help, emotional support, and 24-hour information to help ease the cancer experience. Additionally, daffodil contributions provide the Society with much-needed dollars to fund groundbreaking cancer research, educate people about the importance of cancer prevention and early detection, and advocate for meaningful public health policies that benefit the community.

HOW – FedEx has supported the logistics behind this program for 15 years through working with community volunteers and the ACS to arrange and deliver millions of daffodils in support of the fight against cancer.  
If you forgot to order your daffodils in advance, the following locations will have flowers, potted plants, and Limited Edition Boyd’s Bears available:

March 17 & 24 Ft. Andross Winter Farmers Market, Maine Street, Brunswick
March 19 & 20 Midcoast Hospital Gift Shop
March 20 & 21 American Cancer Society Office, 1 Bowdoin Mill Isl, Ste 300, Topsham

 

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