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Join the Local Fight Against Breast Cancer at the Susan G. Komen Greater St. Louis Race for the Cure® on June 11
Funds Raised Through the Komen Greater St. Louis Race Benefit Local Breast Health Programs and Global Breast Cancer Research
ST. LOUIS – March 11, 2016 – Give strength to the fight against breast cancer by participating in or donating to the 18th Annual Susan G. Komen Greater St. Louis Race for the Cure®. The fundraiser takes place on Saturday morning, June 11, in downtown St. Louis. Registration is open at www.komenmissouri.org/STLRace.
The Komen Greater St. Louis Race for the Cure is Komen Missouri’s signature fundraising event. The Komen Greater St. Louis Race raises funds for the local fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivors and thrivers and honors those who have lost their lives to the disease.
Each registered participant’s 2016 Komen Greater St. Louis Race Bib will serve as the participant’s admission to the Race course and Sponsors’ Square on June 11.
The Komen Greater St. Louis Race for the Cure is one of the largest Komen Race events in the country, and the support of the community is vital to the continued impact of the Race locally.
Since 1999, Komen Missouri has invested more $40 million, raised through year-round events such as the annual Komen Greater St. Louis Race, in lifesaving, local breast health programs and global breast cancer research.
The funds raised at the Komen Greater St. Louis Race will directly impact the breast health needs of local women, men and families. Seventy-five percent of the net funds raised by Komen Missouri stays in the local community to fund lifesaving breast cancer screening, breast health education and patient support programs. The remaining 25 percent funds cutting-edge, global breast cancer research.
Registration for the 2015 Komen Greater St. Louis Race for the Cure is open at www.komenmissouri.org/STLRace. Form a team, join a team, register as an individual or choose to Sleep In for the Cure. All Race registration fees, fundraising dollars and donations help give strength to the fight against breast cancer.
About Susan G. Komen® Missouri
Susan G. Komen Missouri is an independent, local nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting breast cancer year-round. Komen Missouri’s mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. Komen Missouri is dedicated to meeting the breast health needs of the women, men and families in its 38-county Missouri/Illinois service area. Seventy-five percent of the organization’s net proceeds stays in the local community to fund breast cancer screening, breast health education and patient navigation and support services. The remaining 25 percent of net proceeds funds global, cutting-edge breast cancer research. Visit www.komenmissouri.org. Call 314.569.3900 (Greater St. Louis office) or 573.445.1905 (Mid-Missouri office). Connect with Komen Missouri on Facebook and Twitter.
The Susan G. Komen® Promise:
To save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.
Susan G. Komen® Missouri
1002 Hi-Pointe Place, Suite 100 | St. Louis, MO 63117
Telephone (314) 644-5400
Fax (314) 644-5401
Office Hours: Monday Friday 9 AM 5 PM
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