Whitney M. Slater Foundation
The Whitney M. Slater Foundation is dedicated to continuing the aspirations and dreams of Whitney M. Slater. Whitney passed away because of Breast Cancer at the early age of 21. But, not before she began her mission to educate and empower people like herself. Her goal was to provide environmental health education, to expand breast cancer awareness, and make it possible for qualified young people to receive scholarships. In January of 2012, Whitney’s peers and community came together to form the Whitney M. Slater Foundation.
We work by conducting community education campaigns, developing programs, projects, initiatives, trainings, community organiing, mobilizing, and developing strategic plans.
- Public Health
- Environmental Health
The Whitney M. Slater Foundation has various projects throughout the community open to the public. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with new ventures.
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