its 14th year, HERS Breast Cancer Foundation(HBCF) is preparing for the KEEP ABREAST 5k Walk, 5k/10k Run. This annual event is the organization’s biggest
fundraiser of the year. Taking place at Quarry Lakes East Bay Regional Park in
Fremont, California, this event celebrates life, the lives of people that have
survived breast cancer, and honors those lost. We encourage breast cancer patients and survivors from
the Bay Area to lace up their sneakers and rally family, friends and neighbors
to raise funds to support those who have battled breast cancer.
event kicks off at 7:00 a.m. (PT) on Saturday, September 21st. After
having record numbers of participation in the past years, HBCF expects an
all-time high this year and in preparation, early registration is now available
on Eventbrite. This inspirational
event commences with a moving opening ceremony, where a circle of breast cancer
survivors release symbolic doves to celebrate survivorship and those who have
passed on. After this uplifting moment, participants will hit the trail to walk
or run for this great cause. Post-walk/run HBCF welcomes the participants to
return to the community resource expo to walk through sponsor and community
booths, and enjoy a healthy BBQ.
KEEP ABREAST event supports the HBCF mission to support all women healing from breast
cancer by providing post-surgical products and services regardless of financial
status. All proceeds from the
KEEP ABREAST event will be used to benefit the programs and services of the
HERS Breast Cancer Foundation.
Those interested in participating, sponsoring, registering, and
donating to HBCF can do so online at the KEEP ABREAST website. If you are unable to attend the
event, but would still like to donate, you can do so through the donations page.
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