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Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge
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This is my 8th year that I have been a part of the "Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge Race For The Cure." I am also an 8 year BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR!
I have always been persistent with my medical treatment if I felt something was wrong and feel certain my persistency saved my life in 2002 when I insisted a mole be removed which turned out to be Melanoma. So, when I found a large lump in my breast in 2009 which didn't show up on a mammogram or ultrasound I insisted on a biopsy which showed abnormal breast cancer cells. Again my persistency found my cancer early and my treatment was a lumpectomy and medication for 5 years.
Having a daughter, son, and a granddaughter; I pray that one day a cure for Breast Cancer will be found and that they will never have to hear those words, "You have Breast Cancer!" Fundraising teaches you to appreciate what you have and gives you the ability to help others and make a difference in our community.
At some point in your life, Breast Cancer will affect someone your know; so please join me in this fight and make a donation today by clicking on my link -
Thank you for your support and may God Bless you and your family!
is fundraising for Susan G. Komen Virginia Blue Ridge
I am fundraising for Susan G. Komen, Virginia Blue Ridge to help find a cure for Breast Cancer! I never want my Daughter, Son, Granddaughter, Family Member or anyone I know have to hear the words "You have Breast Cancer!"
Choose a suggested amount below, or give whatever you want.
$10 - Donate to provide educational materials about breast health
$50 - Help fund a prosthesis
$100 - Fund one mammogram
$300 - Provide treatment assistance for 1 breast cancer patient
$ Other :
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Roanoke Valley Gives is an initiative of Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia (formerly Foundation for Roanoke Valley). The goal is to raise funding for participating Roanoke Valley nonprofits in a 24 hour period while bringing attention to the work and worth of each participating organization. All donations to the participating organizations on this website are tax-deductible.
Enabling people who love their community to easily give back.
To have significant financial resources to fund the community's needs forever.
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia
P.O. Box 1159
Roanoke, VA 24006
Phone: (540) 985-0204
Fax: (540) 982-8175
Hours of operation are Monday--Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.