Latest Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization Stories

2013-12-17 23:02:08

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis proudly announces new board members. Glendale, WI (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As part of ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis’ continued growth, ABCD is pleased to announce the election of three new Board members and the addition of new staff to its team. Newly elected to the Board of Directors for terms of three years each are: Linda Hansen of Franklin, Wisconsin, a Partner in the Intellectual Property practice at Foley & Lardner LLP; Pamela Henson of...

2011-05-09 16:47:00

CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 30,000 runners, walkers, and supporters -- most impacted in some way by breast cancer -- turned out on Sunday in Chicago to support the Windy City's largest breast cancer event: the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization's(TM) 20th Anniversary Race At Your Pace. Y-ME organizers reached their fundraising goal of $3 million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110509/DC98608) Y-ME depends on this annual event to help...

2011-04-18 14:52:00

CHICAGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take your feet to the street this Mother's Day in Chicago's most meaningful breast cancer event! The Y-ME Race at Your Pace(TM) benefitting Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization is on Sunday, May 8th, 2011, in Grant Park. Register now for the 5k run, or the three or one mile walk at www.Y-MErace.org or call 1-877-YME-RACE (1-877-963-7223). SOURCE Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization

2011-03-08 11:25:00

20th Anniversary Race At Your Pace in Chicago's Grant Park CHICAGO, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization(TM) will hold its 20th anniversary Y-ME Race At Your Pace fundraising event on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8th beginning at 8:00 a.m. in Chicago's Grant Park. The Y-ME Race, expected to draw over 30,000 participants, is a celebration of diversity and unity within the breast cancer community -- and an opportunity to support Y-ME's peer...

2009-10-14 05:00:00

AURORA, Ill., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen women emerged from 47,000 votes on over 700 essay entries as the 2009 winners of the O-Cedar "Hope Helpers Awards" national essay contest. The essay contest awards each winner $1,000 to help them fulfill a wish or dream that will make life easier for those affected by breast cancer. Winning essays ranged from starting a non-profit in a friend's memory to taking a supportive child to Disney World to helping other breast cancer survivors...

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