BENEFITING: BRIGHT PINK
ORGANIZER: BRIGHT PINK
EVENT DATE: Nov 01, 2015
It's breast cancer awareness month! What better way to donate than to Team Bright Pink as I am raising funds for them for the 2015 New York City Marathon. I am raising funds in memory of my Aunt Allyn (ovarian), Great Aunt Winnie (ovarian) and in honor of Kathleen O'Malley (breast).
As many of you may have noticed, I have been wearing a lot of pink this year during races. Why? Because of Bright Pink. What is Bright Pink? Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Their aim is to reach the 52 million young women in the United States between the ages of 18 and 45 with their innovative, life-saving breast and ovarian health programs, thereby empowering this and future generations of women to live healthier, happier, and longer lives. They aim to educate and inspire women to move from awareness to action, practicing risk reduction and early detection as a part of a proactive life.