Jennifer Lopez is the new Women’s Cancer Research Ambassador! The Bronx native is helping to fight cancer by teaming up with the Women’s Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), Missoni, and Saks Fifth Avenue for Saks’s annual charitable initiative, Key to the Cure.
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President of Saks Fifth Avenue, Marc Metrick, shared, “We look forward to raising funds for WCRF, as well as cancer research and treatment organizations around the country, and are confident that we will be successful, especially with the extraordinary support from both Jennifer Lopez and Missoni.” The World of Dance producers is the face of the campaign and wears the $35 Missoni limited-edition t-shirt. It can be purchased at any Saks Fifth Avenue locations in the U.S. and Canada, as well as online at saks.com throughout the month of October and 100% will be donated to 12 local cancer charities!
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This isn't the first time the mother-of-two has used her platform to make a difference. Back in 2009, the Shades of Blue star launched her own cancer foundation called the Lopez Family Foundation along side sister, Lynda Lopez. The organization advocates and invests in programs which make a positive and measurable impact on communities and while making quality health care accessible for less fortunate mothers and their children.