Gary Barbera Presented $10,000 Ten Thousand Dollar Donation to Support Fox Chase Cancer Center to “Help Kick Cancer to the Curb” in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Philadelphia, PA — (ReleaseWire) — 01/04/2022 — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Gary Barbera honed the cause by pledging to donate on behalf of all clients who purchased a new or pre-owned vehicle from Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard during the month of October to Fox Chase Cancer Center. In the spirit of keeping it LOCAL Fox Chase Cancer Center was the best choice. Fox Chase Cancer Center is located in the Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood just minutes away from the car dealership – Many come from across the country for Fox Chase’s world-renowned expertise.

Gary Barbera presented a check for $10,000 ten thousand dollars to Fox Chase Cancer Center representatives including Dr. Kutikov and Evelyn Gonzalez. 6ABC was there to document the donation.

“Barbera Clients were extremely pleased to know that their transportation choice during the month of October will Do Good in the Neighborhood. We also monetized our advertising partnerships to add another level of Breast Cancer Awareness on various media platforms,” We would be remiss if we didn’t acknowledge and thank Lisa Broida Bailey, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. She is a talented, knowledgeable ambassador for Fox Chase Cancer Center. Partnering with Fox Chase Cancer Center was simple and the money will be used for their Local Mobile Community Outreach Program.

Below was shared by Fox Chase Cancer Center within their electronic newsletter.

Fox Chase Joins With Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard to ‘Help Kick Cancer to the Curb’

Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard, a family owned and operated Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram car dealership in Philadelphia, will donate $50 to Fox Chase Cancer Center for every car sold during October as part of their “Kick Cancer to the Curb” program. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

“Advances in breast cancer treatment and prevention are not possible without funding to invest in innovative research and new technologies,” said Richard I. Fisher, MD, president and CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center. “We are grateful to Gary Barbera, his staff, and customers for their support of Fox Chase and the work we are doing to improve the lives of patients and families affected by breast cancer.”

Each year, Breast Cancer Awareness Month brings attention to the impact of breast cancer on individuals across the United States. In 2021, an estimated 281,550 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in this country, along with 49,290 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer, according to It is the most common cancer in women, regardless of race or ethnicity. While the disease occurs predominantly in women, men can also develop breast cancer.

“We are incredibly blessed to have Fox Chase Cancer Center right around the corner for many, many reasons. As we observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard would like to applaud the researchers, advocates, medical professionals, and caregivers at Fox Chase Cancer Center, as well as the patients and families served,” said owner Gary Barbera, who added that he particularly wanted to thank State Representative Jared G. Solomon for his support of these efforts.

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About Gary Barbera, Philly’s Famous Bear™ and their Barbera Cares Programs©
Gary Barbera’s on the Boulevard is enhanced by our over 3 Decades of Barbera Cares© Programs of community service and philanthropy and Philly’s famous Barbera Bear™. We are passionate about our Hometown Heroes who we feature on our Environmentally Friendly Green UP & Clean UP Solar Powered Recycling Kiosks- SRK’s. Our PSA’s focus on Distracted Driving Don’t Text and Drive Displays and Keeping the Boulevard Safe & Litter Free Collaborations, Philabundance, AACR- American Association for Cancer Research, Roxborough and NE Family YMCA’s. Fox Chase Cancer Center, Toys for Tots, 1000’s of Book Bags, Turkeys, Food Boxes, Laptops and Winter Coats have been hand delivered to underserved neighborhoods like Strawberry Mansion. Proud Inaugural partner of Governor Edward G. Rendell’s Adopt-A-Highway state-wide clean up initiative from the ground up and we champion Philly’s finest and our Veteran’s for their service and sacrifice. The Barbera Bear is EVERYWHERE! Representing our Barbera Brands leading parades, bringing smiles for miles on the faces of children and entertaining while contributing to our communities.

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