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Susan G. Komen® San Francisco MORE THAN PINK Walk Raises Money to Support Breast Cancer Research and Financial Assistance

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By Girl Power News , in News , at October 26, 2022

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will hold an in-person MORE THAN PINK Walk in San Francisco to raise critical funds that support breast cancer research and breast cancer patients who are in need of financial assistance.

The San Francisco Walk will be held on Sunday, October 2, at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens.

“We look forward to creating a community for anyone impacted by breast cancer as we gather, in person, for this year’s MORE THAN PINK Walk. We are excited to be spending the day with families and loved ones at the Zoo. Funds raised will support breast cancer research and patients in need of services like the Komen Financial Assistance Program,” said Jenifer Weiss, State Executive Director of Northern CA Susan G. Komen.

“Our goal is to raise $250,000 this year to support funding new research studies for breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer. Funds raised also help support individuals in need of patient support services including financial assistance. With the economic downturn, the demand for our services is greater than ever,” said Weiss. “We are grateful for all the support to help the women and men facing breast cancer in our community. It is through our Walk that we can raise much-needed funds to get what breast cancer patients need – new discoveries and advancements for breast cancer and financial support.”

Komen is pleased to welcome sponsors of this year’s Walk including PlumpJack Foundation, Wildflower Apothecary, Seagen, AIG, ALX Oncology, Chinese Community Health Plan, Genentech, Exact Sciences, John Muir Health, First Republic Bank, Olema Oncology, Allergan Aesthetics, ServiceNow, Kendra’s Cup. Special thank you to our media partners Alpha Media San Jose, NBC Bay Area and Telemundo and our community partner the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens.

Additionally, Marc Acton Midday Host on Mix 106.5, Emily Harlan Midday Host on Bay Country and News Anchor, Audrey Asistio from NBC Bay Area News, will serve as co-emcees of the Walk.

Participants can expect to enjoy the following at the Walk:

Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide. We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer direct patient support and empower people with trustworthy information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly searching for tomorrow’s cures. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at www.komen.org/contact-us/follow-us/.

CONTACT:
Deb Song
Susan G. Komen
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