I have accepted the challenge and am participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer downtown Chicago on June 1-2. Did you know that every three minutes, another woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer? I didn't, and I was shocked to learn how prevalent this horrible disease has become in this country.
I am eager to get started with my fundraising and I need your support! I have pledged to raise money for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer as part of my participation in the walk. Your contribution will help to support medical research into the possible causes of and cure for breast cancer, education and early detection programs, and clinical care and support services for women with breast cancer in communities across the country. There is a special focus on helping medically underserved women, the poor, minorities, the elderly, or those with inadequate health insurance. And much of the money granted by the Foundation goes back to the communities where it was raised, supporting everything from local grassroots programs to national organizations.
It’s easy for you to join me—no walking involved! Your tax-deductible donation will not only help me reach (and hopefully exceed!) my fundraising goal. It will also move us closer to the end of breast cancer. To make an online donation, simply follow this link : https://secure2.convio.net/avon/site/SPageServer?pagename=%2Fwalk_donation&s_trID=2210&s_proxy_constituentId=6872336