Atlanta, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will host an in-person MORE THAN PINK Walk to raise critical funds to support breast cancer patients and health equity programs. Reduce the breast cancer gap in the black community.walk will be held September 24, 2022at Lenox Square.
“By directly participating in this year’s Walk, we look forward to creating a community for those affected by breast cancer. It will further enhance Komen’s ability to advance its commitment to equity by breaking down the barriers to quality and timely care that contribute to worsening breast health,” said Dr. Jammer JeffersState Secretary of Susan G. Komen.
Komen welcomes new and returning sponsors this year. Georgia-Pacific, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, Ford, Insight Global, Georgia Natural Gas, Kroger, KPMG, Wellstar Health System, The Atlanta Braves, UPS, Voya Financial, Workday, United Distributors, Cigna, Anthem BCBS, Regions Bank , Change Healthcare, Publix, Wilmington Trust, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Regions, Quantum Radiology, Lenox Square, McDonald’s, Mohawk, Coca-Cola, The Westin Buckhead, Cox Media Group, WSB-TV Family 2 Family, Chick-fil – A. Additionally, WSB-TV News Anchor, Karin Greerwill act as walkchairs and moderators for the event.
Attendees can enjoy the following on the walk:
- Kids Fun Zone with face painting and crafts hosted by Kroger
- Hope Village, a gathering place for survivors and metastatic breast cancer patients, sponsored by Georgia Natural Gas
- Mobile Mammography Screening Hosted by Quantum Radiology
- Entertainment for Opening Ceremony by Pink Nation Breast Cancer Survivor Choir and Stay Alive Crew: 50+ High Energy Dance Squad
KomenMORE THAN PINK Walk
Lenox Square 3393 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
September 24, 2022
7:00 am Event holding
8:45 am Opening ceremony
Atlanta Residents can continue to support those affected by breast cancer in October through community events and partnerships.A portion of the proceeds from the Atlanta Falcons vs. Cleveland Browns game Sunday, October 2, 2022Joins Komen’s Stand For HER Initiative to Improve Breast Health Equity for Black Women in Metro AtlantaCirque du Soleil will also host A Night at Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities. Thursday, October 13, 2022under the Atlantic Station’s Big Top, earnings benefit Susan G. Komen.
About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading non-profit breast cancer organization working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen employs a unique, comprehensive, 360-degree approach to combating this disease on all fronts and supporting millions of people in the United States and around the world. We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to quality care, provide direct patient support and empower people with trusted information.Founded by Nancy G. BrinkerShe promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Susie’s life.Komen remains committed to helping those affected by breast cancer today in a tireless search for tomorrow’s cures. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GocomenConnect with us on social at www.komen.org/contact-us/follow-us/.
contact: Camille Smith
Susan G. Komen
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