Nonprofit spotlight: American Cancer Society

Nonprofit spotlight: American Cancer Society


CASEY:.. 3 AS WE CONTINUE TO HIGHLIGHT NON-PROFITS HELPING PEOPLE IN WEST MICHIGAN — RIGHT NOW WE WANT TO TALK TO ORGANIZERS WITH THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY… 3 ORGANIZATION BIO: THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S MISSION IS TO SAVE LIVES, CELEBRATE LIVES, AND LEAD THE FIGHT FOR A WORLD WITHOUT CANCER.WE KNOW A CANCER DIAGNOSIS CAN BE SCARY AND OVERWHELMING. WHETHER YOU NEED EMOTIONAL SUPPORT, THE LATEST CANCER INFORMATION, A RIDE TO CHEMO, OR A PLACE TO STAY WHEN TREATMENT IS FAR AWAY, WE’RE HERE TO HELP 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK. SPECIAL TALKING POINTS: MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER IS IN ITS 20TH YEAR HERE IN GRAND RAPIDS. WE ARE DEDICATED TO MAKING SURE THAT NO ONE FACES BREAST CANCER ALONE. WALK DAY: SATURDAY OCT. 21 @ ROSA PARKS CIRCLEOREGISTRATION STARTS AT 8:30 AM, WALK STARTS AT 10:00 AMOWALK IS FREE TO SIGN UP FOR, JUST ENCOURAGE FUNDRAISING TO SUPPORT OUR CAUSE.REAL MEN WEAR PINK CAMPAIGN IS IN OUR 2ND YEAR IN W. MICHIGAN, PUTTING MEN ON THE FOREFRONT OF FIGHTING BREAST CANCER. OFUN COMPETITION RUNNING THROUGH OCTOBER 31 AMONG 12 MEN FROM AROUND WEST MICHIGAN INCLUDING WOODTV8’S OWN CASEY JONES.ALL THE FUNDS RAISED AT THE WALK ARE USED TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS THROUGH THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.THIS IS A SPECIAL TIME TO CELEBRATE SURVIVORS, HONOR THOSE WE HAVE LOST, AND SUPPORT THOSE FACING BREAST CANCER TODAY.OTHER NOTES: OTHER MAKING STRIDES WALKS NEAR YOU ARE HOLLAND AT CENTENNIAL PARK ON SATURDAY OCT. 7 AND KALAMAZOO AT

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