Manchester, VT—January 14, 2014 —Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization offering support and educational retreats for women with breast cancer received a portion of October sales from Cabela’s Incorporated. During the month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cabela’s committed a portion of sales on specially marked products to raise awareness and treatment of breast cancer. Cabela’s donated $4,083 of the funds raised to Casting for Recovery.
“Cabela’s and Casting for Recovery share a strong passion for the outdoors and helping others enjoy outdoor activities,” said Scott Williams, Cabela’s chief marketing officer. “We are proud to support CfR and its efforts toward breast cancer awareness and treatment.”
“We are ecstatic with the donation from Cabela’s,” says Casting for Recovery executive director Whitney Milhoan. “We count on donations from companies like Cabela’s to help run our retreats and assist in spreading awareness of this disease. This donation will sponsor four breast cancer survivors to attend our one-of-a-kind retreats for mental and physical healing.”
Casting for Recovery® (CfR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit created to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer by providing free retreats to promote and support mental and physical healing. Casting for Recovery's program combines counseling, medical information, and the therapeutic sport of fly-fishing. Retreats are offered at no cost to women at any age and any stage of breast cancer treatment and recovery. CastingforRecovery.org www.facebook.com/castingforrecovery
About Cabela’s Incorporated
Cabela’s Incorporated, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world’s largest direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Since the Company’s founding in 1961, Cabela’s® has grown to become one of the most well-known outdoor recreation brands in the world, and has long been recognized as the World’s Foremost Outfitter®. Through Cabela’s growing number of retail stores and its well-established direct business, it offers a wide and distinctive selection of high-quality outdoor products at competitive prices while providing superior customer service. Cabela’s also issues the Cabela’s CLUB® Visa credit card, which serves as its primary customer loyalty rewards program. Cabela’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CAB”.