Susan G. Komen® Central Texas Hosts MORE THAN PINK Walk in New Location to Raise Money for Lifesaving Services and Research for Breast Cancer Patients
AUSTIN, TX, September 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Susan G. Komen®the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will host a face-to-face meeting Central Texas MORE THAN ROSE Walk to raise vital funds that support breast cancer patients and advance research that brings us closer to a cure. The March will take place on Sunday, October 30, 2022at Barton Creek Square in Austin.
In addition, community walks are organized by volunteer committees in San Antonio and waco provide a gathering space for our sister’s attendees Central Texas communities.
“We look forward to creating a community for everyone touched by breast cancer as we come together, in person, for this year’s walk. The funds raised through the walk will strengthen our ability to meet the needs of patients by supporting the Komen Patient Care Center Breast Care Helpline, Financial Assistance and Patient Navigation Program. The Walk will also fund cutting-edge research aimed at improving outcomes for all,” said Jeannine O’DeensExecutive Director to Susan G. Komen.
Komen is pleased to acknowledge Presenting Sponsors Dell Technologies and First Trust Portfolios, Platinum Sponsors, Texas Oncology & Texas Breast Specialists and HEB Helping Here, and Gold/Pillar Sponsors Accenture, ARA Diagnostic Imaging, Douglass Subaru, Natrelle and Service Now . This year’s event would not have been possible without the host sponsors, Barton Creek Square, Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Farm Bureau.
Attendees can expect to enjoy the following at the Austin Walk:
- Breakfast hosted by HEB at Hope Village, a gathering place for survivors and people living with metastatic breast cancer
- Jazzercise Warm-Up for Walkers
- National anthem performed by Women’s SoCo Chorus
- Entertainment by Courtney Santana music
- VIP Village, space for the best fundraisers open before and during the Walk
- We remember the tent to honor those we lost to breast cancer
- Sponsor booths with giveaways for attendees
Komen Central Texas Promenade MORE THAN PINK
Barton Creek Square
October 30. 2022
7:30 a.m. Opening of the event
8:30 am Opening ceremony
About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading non-profit breast cancer organization working to save lives and eradicate breast cancer forever. Komen has an unparalleled, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease on all fronts and supporting millions of people in the United States and countries around the world. We advocate for patients, drive breakthroughs in research, improve access to high-quality care, provide direct patient support, and empower people with trusted information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly researching the remedies of tomorrow. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Join us on social media at www.komen.org/contact us/follow us/.
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