Rhodes for Life 2015 has been an amazing success. On Sunday November 1st, 2015 more than 9,000 people participated to the walk-race against cancer for the sixth consecutive year breaking an all time record of attendance!
Participants wearing this year’s light blue t-shirt have completed a walk of 4,5 mostly within Rhodes spectacular medieval moat managed to raise €31,734 which was needed for the purchase and the subsequent donation to Rhodes General Hospital, a critical equipment for the diagnosis of breast cancer: New Generation Ultra Sound System DC70 Mindray.
Rhodes General Hospital is one of the largest hospital facilities in Southern Aegean covering healthcare needs of more than 200,000 people on the islands of Rhodes, Kastelorizo, Halki, Symi, Nissiros and Tilos.
“Rhodes for Life is proving year after year that Rhodes is a place with deep roots of rich social values traced back to our culture and traditions. On this island people just care for each other and this has always been the case!” says Savvas Savvaidis president of the Non Profit Organization.