Circle of Hope is a 501 (c) 3 non profit formed in 2010. It is volunteer driven and run by a Coordinator and Board of Directors. We have many volunteers. Phone: 218-464-1626 (http://www.circleofhopeduluth.org)
1 out of 8 women go on to get breast cancer. Men get breast cancer as well! (It is often genetic in men).The organization serves northern MN and northern WI based on funds in accounts. It covers other areas based on funds raised. Many patients have to quit work to receive life saving treatments. Patients have daily living expenses that need to be met. Some have insurance issues and unpaid co-pays. Circle of Hope also funds Stage IV breast cancer research locally through the University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School.
Circle of Hope has a Favorite Songs You Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qjRgSRyfnw&list=PLj223HJeckQrtwHReheK3ONltkN6RqQiP
We have a Breast Cancer Education/ Cancer Education Channel: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLj223HJeckQp2qW258h747QUxZf1MQt50
Circle of Hope's goal is to raise $20,000.00 with each runner raising a minimum of $400.00. The $400.00 is for the full Grandma's Marathon and Gary Bjorklund half marathons. We will also have 6-William E Irvin 5K's whereas you need to raise $100.00. This includes COH fundraising as well.
Circle of Hope needs the following amt. raised, a minimum of $400.00 to give you a registration code. This guarantees your spot, only. The top three runners will receive a gift card (reward) worth $100.00 or more! We appreciate all the runners efforts in helping us with this important cause! Only those runners raising the maximum will receive a card (The top 3 runner fundraisers.)
How to Qualify as a Charity Runner: 1. Sign up by contacting the charity, https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/circle-of-hope2 . Include your full name, e-mail, and phone number, so that the organization can contact you. 2. Agree to the fundraising committement and create a fundraising page off of this site. Contact the organization about off line donations. The last day is May 1, 2020, and all registrations must be completed by May 8, 2020. 3. Earn your Grandma's Marathon Race weekend code. Offically register to run using the code given to you by the charity when you have completed the fundraising. 4. Send the charity a copy of your registration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you to those who have helped us, the runners and Circle of Hope. Direct Donors to COH will be listed below: North Shore Bank, James Hacking, LTD, Madeline Island Ferry, Terri's Treasurers, Integrity Health Network, Edmunds Company LLP Real Estate, Eating Bon Bon's, LLC-Golly G, Heartwood Construction Duluth, WIPFLi CPA's & Consultants, Duluth, Comfort Inn West Staff, Gallery Dental, Peggy and Jim Anderson, Members Cooperative Credit Union,