How You Can Help Raise Breast Cancer Awareness This Month

Every year, almost 253,000 women in the USA are diagnosed with breast cancer – one in every eight women. This devastating disease is the second most common cause of cancer deaths among women, affecting women of every age. Raising awareness is key to boosting early diagnosis, reducing deaths, and finding a cure. Here’s how you can participate, from our assisted living community in Camden County, NJ:

Breast Cancer Awareness Events in New Jersey for 2019 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and Run

Join with thousands of people across the USA for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. Register with a team in your area and walk or run with family and friends to raise funds for the American Cancer Society, or donate directly to the cause. You can even buy a fabulous branded pink t-shirt for the event!
The event starts at 10am. So, just pick a venue and date near you:

Oct. 12 — MetLife Stadium (1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford) 

Oct. 13 — Prudential Center (25 Lafayette St., Newark) 

Oct. 20 — Lincoln Park (West Side Avenue, Jersey City) 

Oct. 20 — Century Office Campus (4 Century Drive, Parsippany) 

Oct. 20 — Ocean and Arnold Avenues (Point Pleasant Beach) 

Oct. 20 — Cooper River Park (1301 North Park Drive, Pennsauken) 

Oct. 27 — Johnson Park (1030 River Road, Piscataway) 

The Christina S. Walsh Breast Cancer Foundation’s 15th Annual Comedy Benefit

Have a laugh for a great cause at this fundraiser to support breast cancer patients! It’s on October 20 at the Stress Factory Comedy Club on 90 Church Street, New Brunswick.

20th Annual Komen CSNJ Golf for the Cure 

Get ready for a full day of activities on October 14 at the Metedeconk National Golf Club on 50 Hannah Hill Road, Jackson. Starting at 9am, there will be breakfast, a putting contest, and a cocktails and dinner program.

The 2019 Komen Central and South Jersey More Than Pink Walk

Hosted at Six Flags, this fun-filled and unique walk that is happening on November 3, is a huge fund-raiser for the community, funding life-saving programs for breast cancer education, screening, and treatment as well as supporting the Susan G. Komen® Research Grants Program in finding a cure.

Real Kids Wear Pink

October 25 is Real Kids Wear Pink Day! This is a fantastic way to get kids involved in this important cause. Get registered on the American Cancer Society events page for your area, start a fundraiser with your child’s sports teams, neighborhood, and school, and have fun! There’s even an app you can download from the site to make raising funds even easier.

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To find out more about our assisted living community in Camden County, NJ, please visit our website at https://collingswood.umcommunities.org/ or contact us today and organize your visit.