HAL On Deck for the Cure

Holland America Line and the Holland America Line Foundation are taking the fight against breast cancer to the high seas with On Deck for the Cure, an onboard, non-competitive 5K fitness walk to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. On April 1, On Deck for the Cure will officially begin rolling out across the entire Holland America Line fleet, with approximately 500 On Deck for the Cure walks taking place on Holland America Line cruises worldwide in the year ahead. Guests will receive an in-room invitation to the event suggesting a $15 donation to the Holland America Line Foundation. Then participants simply put their sea legs to good use by walking around the ship's deck for a total of 5 kilometers. Depending on the ship, guests may choose to walk up to 12 laps to reach 5K. Each participant receives an "On Deck for the Cure" T-shirt and Komen "Sharing the Promise" pink ribbon wristband as well as an invitation to a pink lemonade reception following the walk. With 500 walks taking place aboard Holland America Line's 13 ships, the Holland America Line Foundation will raise a minimum of $250,000 annually for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The Holland America Line Foundation will donate 75 percent, or a minimum of $11.25, of each $15 donation to the Komen Foundation.

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