Make a difference while on vacation this year by planning your time in Seattle to coincide with the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. A celebration of survivorship, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer helps finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds and walking with more than a million people each year. One of the largest networks of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, Making Strides unites nearly communities who sign up, fundraise, and participate in one of their noncompetitive, three-to-five mile walks.
As Trista Becker and her teammate Celine got ready for her first-ever Seattle Row for the Cure costume contest, she thought she had never seen so many pink flamingos in her life. White tights with pink hearts, pink glasses, headbands, and blow-up flamingos covering the boat, the duo were ready to hit the water. Rowing for Sammamish Rowing Club, the pair had been through a lot in the past year.
SCCA participates in various community events throughout the year that align with our organizational mission and goals. The Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates the global traditions of local, independent artists and SCCA is proud to sponsor the event for three years. Presenting more than 5, performers, the festival draws from the more than cultural communities that Northwest Folklife collaborates with year-round.
All proceeds from this event benefit Susan G. Komen Puget Sound. This festival-style event includes instructor-led demos and clinics, live music, happy hour, and lunch.
October is breast cancer awareness month. Together we can make strides against breast cancer! Join in a non-competitive 5k walk that raises awareness about breast cancer and vital funds for research and patient services Snohomish County.
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women although men can get it too with more thandiagnoses and 42, deaths each year in the U. Breast cancer has several subtypes. Which include ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCISinvasive ductal, lobular carcinoma in situ, or LCISinvasive lobular, and inflammatory breast cancers.
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The self-described butch lesbian Latina had spent years volunteering at area health fairs and community events, educating other Latinas and members of the LGBTQ community about breast cancer awareness, prevention, and the resources available to them. Komen Puget Sound mobile mammogram unit. After a series of follow-up procedures and appointments, she received the devastating news. To add insult to injury, both her sister and mother were also diagnosed with breast cancer less than a month later.
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Your Susan G. Our amazing community of walkers, crew, and volunteers will welcome you as you get ready to spend three magical days together on a journey to end breast cancer forever. It all culminates in a Closing Ceremony at Seattle Center celebrating everything you accomplished, remembering those we have lost, and honoring those who are in the fight of their lives. The Susan G.