Support Block the Blaze Program – Educating Youth on Sun Safety and Skin Cancer
DALLAS, TX (July 30 2019) - TropicSport, a reef-friendly, mineral sunscreen and skin care line, is excited to announce its latest partnership with the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF). The foundation, which was created in John Wayne’s memory, supports and funds innovative programs to bring courage, strength and grit to the fight against cancer. Throughout the summer, TropicSport will be supporting JWCF’s Block the Blaze, a program that aims to educate youth about sun safety and skin cancer prevention.
JWCF’s premier program, Block the Blaze, will be on-site to provide presentations to Junior Lifeguards on sun safety, skin cancer prevention, screening and provide the tools to stay safe at various locations along the California coast and eight other states across the US. Each Junior Lifeguard will receive a hat to keep them out of the sun and co-branded John Wayne Cancer Foundation x TropicSport mineral based SPF 30 Facestick that is chemical free and reef safe and an arsenal of new knowledge. “This is an exciting partnership for TropicSport, as we think it is important to educate the youth on sun safety and help make sure outdoor enthusiast are protecting themselves correctly.” says Tony Palmer, TropicSport CEO and Founder. “With all of the chemicals being used in sunscreen now, our brand is thrilled to be alongside the John Wayne Cancer Foundation, assisting to spread the correct knowledge on sunscreen and skin cancer awareness.”
“Block the Blaze is becoming a national force in the fight against skin cancer and providing the youth with protective measures like quality sunscreen is so important,” adds Ethan Wayne, Director of John Wayne Cancer Foundation. “Our new Facestick with TropicSport checks all the boxes along with being perfectly portable to fit in your pocket when going out into the sun.” Over the past seven summers, Block the Blaze has educated over 415,000 youth and intends to have up to half a million youth by 2020. For additional information surrounding JWCF and Block the Blaze visit www.johnwayne.org.
For more information on TropicSport’s complete natural sun care line that protects and replenishes the skin, head to www.tropicsport.com.
TropicSport, part of X3EM Brands, manufactures in the USA a complete line of reef-friendly, non-nano, Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide mineral sunscreens, face and body cleansers, and moisturizers in a complete skincare system that protects, cleanses, and replenishes. TropicSport is one of the only sunscreens on the market that meets the U.S. FDA 80-minute and Australian 240-minute water resistance criteria. Learn more about TropicSport at www.tropicsport.com.
About John Wayne Cancer Foundation
Founded in 1985, the John Wayne Cancer Foundation was created in honor of John Wayne after his family promised to use his name to continue his fight against cancer. The John Wayne Cancer Foundation’s mission is to bring courage, strength and grit to the fight against cancer. By funding novel and innovative programs, aligned with the priorities of research, education, awareness and support, JWCF improves cancer patient outcomes and achieves its mission. Fight cancer with GRIT at www.johnwayne.org.