Race for the Cure (June)
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $800 million in research and provided more than $1.6 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life.
Susan G. Komen® North Carolina Triangle to the Coast Awards More Than $540,000 in Community Health Grants to 13 Local Organizations.
- There were over 8,000 participants in June 2016
- Over a Dozen RTP Rotarians volunteered to hand out more than 2,000 cups of water throughout the race!
- It was also great to have some public relations for the Frontier where we meet every Monday at noon.
- This was the first year the Race was held in RTP. We look forward to volunteering again next year for this great service opportunity.