In case you’ve wondered, the pink commotion in
first Sunday in June
for the past thirteen years has been the Heaven Can Wait 5K walk/run for breast
cancer. Check out these incredible numbers: Drake
- 14th annual 5K walk/run – June 2, 2013
- 33,882 participants over the past 13 years (for you math geeks, that’s an average of 2,606.3 participants per year)
- $902,815 raised to date, which means this is the year we need your help to reach the million dollar mark!
Follow the money
Heaven Can Wait benefits Sara’s Project of the
. Proceeds fund breast cancer
awareness and education, and help support breast cancer research. Through
Sara’s Project, central and eastern St.
Charles Cancer Center
breast cancer patients also can receive one-on-one peer support, assistance
with non-medical living expenses and a Nurse Navigator to help them navigate
the complexities of the medical system. Oregon
If you missed the First Friday Heaven Can Wait Kick-Off event at Foot Zone, head on over to www.heavencanwait.org and click on “Registration” to sign up for this fabulously fun walk/run. Also, for those of you interested in volunteering, check out the online volunteer site at the HCW web page.
A local event … founded by a local breast cancer survivor … raising funds to support local breast cancer patients – how cool is that?!