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Martina McBride Fans Inspired To Walk For Cancer Research

2480 days ago From Nashville.com   View Archived Article

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - Last year this event drew 18000 walkers and raised $500000 to help the society's breast cancer research program. Sheila Jones, organizer of Team Martina, will be joined by Martina McBride's Director of Fan Relations, Tracy Weaver, and members ...

Bizarre Bras raise mammogram awareness in Franklin County

2486 days ago From WDBJ7.com   View Archived Article

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA - What started as a few pieces to auction off for charity has turned into an awareness campaign, cup by cup. "One lady said she couldn't believe each one was so different, she was really astounded at all the different designs that wed come up ...

Help save lives by walking for a good cause

2489 days ago From Bradenton Herald   View Archived Article

BRADENTON, FLORIDA - September kicks off the fall season of charity walks when just about every weekend through mid-November seems to feature an event in Manatee or Sarasota counties. For those who want to start exercising, setting a goal of participating in a 5K can be ...

Thrift stores need more vintage treasure to help area charities

2489 days ago From Hilton Head Island Packet   View Archived Article

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA - 'Mount Charity' has been flattened," Shkor said. "It normally goes up to near the ceiling, and we saw the floor. So we became concerned. We need to build the mountain again." The store sent an email Monday pleading for donation ...

Helping Hands: His passion for biking to benefit others

2491 days ago From Pittsburgh Post Gazette   View Archived Article

PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA - By Josh McAuliffe, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. The 12-year-old Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, resident recently completed a 63-mile ride -- aka a "metric century" -- at the annual American Cancer Society Bike-a-thon in Philadelphia ...

Fish Plentiful for 18th Poor Girl's

2494 days ago From The Dispatch   View Archived Article

BERLIN, MARYLAND - ... a record number of boats and lady anglers participating, dozens of billfish released and more than a few dolphin and tuna weighed at the host Bahia Marina, and most importantly, thousands of dollars raised for breast cancer research and awareness ...

Bark For Life Relay event to be held at Montgomery Park

2496 days ago From The Luminary   View Archived Article

HUGHESVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA - Bark For Life is an American Cancer Society Relay For Life event that honors the care giving qualities of all canine companions. "With nearly 75 million dogs in the United States, we have dogs to honor as survivors of their own battle with cance ...

Kid Wonder: Cycling for charity - Clarks Summit's Zack Smith uses passion for biking to benefit others

2498 days ago From Scranton Times-Tribune   View Archived Article

SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA - On the morning of the bike-a-thon, Zack and his father joined thousands of other participants at the ride's starting point, the base of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, connecting Philadelphia to southern New Jersey. "I was in shock how many pe ...

JohnDow raises money for breast cancer research

2502 days ago From Lawn & Landscape   View Archived Article

RICHFIELD, OHIO - Barberton, Ohio =96 JohnDow Industries, through its Fuel Chief brand, recently announced an aggressive fundraising campaign for breast cancer research =96 =93Caddy For A Cause.=94 From Aug. 1 through the end of 2011, JDI will contribute $10 to this r ...

County's Relay for Life hits $125,000 mark

2504 days ago From Gadsden Times   View Archived Article

GADSDEN, ALABAMA - (Gadsden Times, Sarah Dudik) Relay for Life of Etowah County has raised more than $125000 for the American Cancer Society. Friday night's Relay for Life event is the annual fundraiser for the charity. The 12-hour event is held overnight to raise ...

Pep rally for cancer walk held in Whippany

2507 days ago From Dailyrecord.com   View Archived Article

PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY - Albers spoke on what contributions the organization has made in breast cancer research and programs they provide. =93There is no other nonprofit organization in the world that funds more research,=94 Albers said. The American Cancer Society also prov ...

American Cancer Society Relay for Life Saturday at Ojibway Island

2507 days ago From The Saginaw News   View Archived Article

SAGINAW, MICHIGAN - Tammy Kocks, bookkeeper at Wohlfeil's, said that her company sponsors the relay because it's a =93great local charity.=94 =93My sister and my husband's best friend both had breast cancer, so I got involved with Relay during that time,=94 ...

Women-only tournament to benefit Amer. Cancer Society

2508 days ago From Ocean City Today   View Archived Article

OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND - Since 1999, money raised during the tournament has been donated to the American Cancer Society and earmarked for breast cancer research and program development, under the =93Pink Ribbon Classic=94 =97 a series of local events that benefit the organiz ...

Relay For Life dinner benefits cancer society

2509 days ago From Tasley Eastern Shore News   View Archived Article

SALISBURY, MARYLAND - BELLE HAVEN -- There will be a Relay for Life Charity Auction and Buffet Dinner on Aug. 20 Belle Haven Moose Lodge. There is free admission and a preview at 4 pm and dinner at 4:30. The buffet is a $12 donation. There will be a live auction, 50/50, . ...

Biking for charity through the garden state

2510 days ago From The Haddonfield Sun   View Archived Article

EAST HADDONFIELD, NEW JERSEY - ... to legal services such as Philadelphia VIP, Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, Senior Law Center, Support Center for Child Advocates and others. ...

Volunteers needed for breast cancer walk

2511 days ago From Journal Review   View Archived Article

CRAWFORDSVILLE, INDIANA - Funds raised at the events go toward breast cancer research and support initiatives. =93Nothing can describe the camaraderie of walking with others who share a passion for curing breast cancer,=94 said Dodie Fuller, committee chair for Making Strides ...

Diving into cancer treatment

2511 days ago From Salisbury Post   View Archived Article

SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA - Redmond spent a week diving off the coast from Cape Lookout with Don DeMaria and Christian Boniface, who work with the National Cancer Institute to recover sea life that is used in cancer research. The research is funded by the American Cancer Societ ...

Northside Hospital offers free prostate cancer screening for men in Forsyth County

2512 days ago From NorthFulton.com   View Archived Article

ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA - It's estimated that nearly 7000 men in Georgia, more than 80 men in Forsyth County, will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI). It remains the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men. ...

Going the extra mile for cancer research

2519 days ago From Stamford Times   View Archived Article

STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT - To ensure their spot on August 7, Remigio and Dailey picked a charity organization that would sponsor them in exchange for their fundraising efforts. This was the easiest decision of all, as the American Cancer Society held significance to both: Dail ...

Pink Ribbon Golf Classic draws hundreds

2523 days ago From Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier   View Archived Article

WATERLOO, IOWA - The Pink Ribbon Classic is first and foremost about raising funds for breast cancer research; however, Warren notes the importance of educational and support programs. "I was on the committee for several years and it's just been in the last ...

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