nuEra Announces Month-Long “Pre-Rolls for a Cause” Fundraising Initiative to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer
nuEra Announces Month-Long
“Pre-Rolls for a Cause” Fundraising Initiative to Raise Awareness for Breast
Illinois Breast Cancer Awareness Organization
Selected to Benefit from Donation Program, nuEra launches "Pre-Rolls For a
Cause", New Partnership with Illinois Women in Cannabis, and More
September 22nd--nuEra, one of Illinois’ only
vertically integrated cannabis companies wholly owned and operated within
Illinois, today announced a month-long fundraising initiative in which proceeds
will benefit Gilda’s Club of Chicago, a nonprofit that serves the needs of the
women and families affected by breast cancer.
the month of October nuEra’s five dispensary locations will be donating $1 per
unit sold of special edition cannabis flower pre-rolls and “Blazy Diamonds”
infused pre-rolls. They are also donating net revenue from sales of a “show
your support” pink nuEra logo pin. Proceeds will go to Gilda’s Club, whose services include
support groups, counseling, education and healthy lifestyle programs.
campaign highlight is their partnership with Illinois Women in Cannabis.
Besides helping to promote their “shop for a cause” fundraiser, IWC is hosting
a free online
October 6th from 2:00-3:30pm titled Breast Cancer and Medical Cannabis—a
conversation in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event
will feature Jasmine
Carrasco, from Gilda’s Club, a patient care
specialist from nuEra, Dr. Jamila Owen-Todd, Nurse April Hatch, and special
guests: women who have experienced the diagnosis, are medical cannabis patients,
and receive guidance from cannabis clinicians.
more details on the nuEra participating locations, special edition products and
IWC event please visit: https://nueracannabis.com/breast-cancer-awareness-fundraiser/
full legalization in January 2020 nuEra has sourced a majority of their staff
from Disproportionately Impacted Areas (DIAs), sourced an apprentice from the
Cannabis Studies program at City Colleges of Chicago, and whenever possible
partners with minority and women owned businesses for ancillary services.
Recently nuEra’s Hillcrest Cultivation Center donated $100,000 to Illinois
Valley Community College’s cannabis production certificate program, and nuEra
Dispensaries have donated over $370,000 to the Social Equity Cannabis Business
Development Fund, to be used to support new Social Equity Cannabis license
holders in Illinois via low interest loans and other programs.
name highlights that we are in an era in which cannabis is safer, higher
quality and available in a greater variety than ever before. nuEra sources the highest quality
products to suit the needs of Illinois medical patients and 21+ customers
alike. nuEra currently operates three Medical/Adult Use dispensaries in
Chicago, East Peoria, and Urbana, and two other secondary Adult Use only
dispensaries in Champaign and Pekin.
newly acquired Hillcrest cultivation center currently produces flower,
pre-rolls, and solventless concentrates in a variety of strains with
corresponding effects such as pain relief, relaxation, focus, uplift, and more.
Welcome to a new era of cannabis!
in 2016, Illinois Women in
Cannabis (IWC) has
grown into the leading cannabis industry networking organization in Illinois.
The mission of the non-profit membership organization is to empower women of
all ages and backgrounds to build strong relationships, networks, and careers
in the cannabis industry.
Find out more about nuEra at www.nueracannabis.com