BENEFITING: THINK PINK ROCKS
ORGANIZER: THINK PINK ROCKS
EVENT: NYC Half 2014
EVENT DATE: Mar 16, 2014
Running proudly with charity partner, Think Pink Rocks as part of the New York City 2014 Half Marathon in honour/memory of loved ones affected with cancer.
Think Pink Rocks raises awareness about early detection and genetic testing of breast cancer by providing funding for screening, treatment and research.
Think Pink Rocks is a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness about early detection of and genetic testing for breast cancer and to provide funding for screening, treatment and research.
Did you know:
• A woman's risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer is greatly increased if she carries the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation (Breast Cancer gene mutation).
• Men with these mutations also have an increased risk of breast and prostate cancer. Our team will raise money and awareness for breast cancer research.
All money raised for Think Pink Rocks from the NYC Half 2014 will benefit breast cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Some members of our team have a direct connection to breast cancer, but we also have many team members who are running or walking simply because they want to support a great cause.
Think Pink Rocks is a 501 (c) (3) organization. Contributions to Think Pink Rocks are tax deductable to the extent allowable by law.
Please note - we encourage everyone to join our fundraising team for this great cause. Howevering, joining our fundraising team does not provide you a spot in the NYC Half 2014 unless you have corresponded with and received confirmation directly from our team captain. For more information on how to join our team for the race, please email rich at email@example.com.