Younkers Raises $21,000 for Breast Cancer Research

Younkers presented a check for $21,000, raised from its ongoing Charge Against Breast Cancer program, to Tori Erickson, PhD, the University of Iowa Foundation's executive director of development for Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. operates 275 stores, including 11 furniture galleries, in 23 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's and Younkers nameplates and, under the Parisian nameplate, stores in the Detroit area.

The Charge Against Breast Cancer program is long-standing charitable partnership the company developed to support its hometown commitment and build strong communities.

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is Iowa's only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center. NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers are recognized as the leaders in developing new approaches to cancer prevention and cancer care, conducting leading edge research and educating the public about cancer.