SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Available today, the Read for the Cure® App gives you access to leading magazines on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch while supporting Susan G. Komen®'s mission to save lives and end breast cancer forever. By joining our community you can access three of your favorite magazines for $7.99 per month.
"We are delighted to be partnering with Read for the Cure®," said Christina Alford, Susan G. Komen® SVP of Development. "With the launch of their app, they're bringing new and creative reach to Komen's mission to end breast cancer; we're very grateful to key partners like Read for the Cure for helping us fund lifesaving research, and community programs that support families living with breast cancer, who need our help today."
We are the only newsstand app that gives back—20 percent of all subscriptions purchased through the app are donated to Susan G. Komen®. As an added bonus, everyone who downloads the app will receive a free issue of a magazine so you can immerse yourself in world-class content and experience the future of newsstand.
The app offers two different reading displays to ensure a superior reading experience—the standard magazine view plus a reader view where subscribers can change font type, size, and background. You can also access the table of contents for each magazine and bookmark your favorite articles.
The app also offers a newsfeed that features popular articles from leading magazines and the latest breast cancer and breast health resources and tips to stay healthy. Please find a link to the app video here.
About Read for the Cure®
In 2007, Read for the Cure® was founded as a program that offers subscriptions to your favorite magazines in support of Susan G. Komen®'s mission to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Twenty percent of all magazine sales—through our website and our app—is donated to support Susan G. Komen® with an aggregate minimum donation of $250,000 in 2015. Since the program began, more than $2 million dollars has been donated to Komen.
About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world's largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $847 million in research and provided $1.8 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen®, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy's life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.
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