American Cancer Society’s Big Dig in the Desert

28 November, 16 / Community

american-cancer-society-big-dig-2016-2american-cancer-society-big-dig-2016-7Through Associated General Contractors (AGC) Young Constructors Forum (YCF), Sunland partnered with the American Cancer Society for the 2016 Big Dig in the Desert event.  Cancers youngest patients, survivors, their families, and the community came out to Eastmark Great Park in Mesa, Arizona to operate heavy machinery including back-hoes and excavators.

Sunland’s Rick Risner and Manny Martinez were operators of mini-excavators and allowed children to operate the equipment under their supervision.

The event hosted over 1,000 people and raised nearly $150,000.  The American Cancer Society is the largest private, not-for-profit cancer research organizations in the United States, investing more than $4 billion since 1946.

For more information on the American Cancer Society’s 2016 Big Dig in the Desert, click HERE.