What: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
When: 8:30 am, Saturday, September 26
Where: Grant Park, Chicago
Who: 41 CB2 team members, 10,000 total participants expected
For the first time, we’ve assembled a CB2 team to participate in Chicago’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure taking place this Saturday, September 26th. 80% of our merchandising team are women but breast cancer has touched every member in one way or another; so we’re dedicated to raising funds with strong hopes a cure is found soon.
The statistics are astounding—approximately 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Not only will we be there to support the women who have completed or who are undergoing treatment, we’re participating for the future health of all women. For more statistics, go here.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is the nation’s largest funding source for research dedicated solely to breast cancer. The good news is that currently there are 2.5 million breast cancer survivors living in the US. So together, we know we can make a difference!
First started in 1997, this is the 13th annual race. We hope you can join your local event or come out to support those participating. And tune in next week, we’ll share photos from the event and we’ll let you know how much is contributed—so far we’ve raised over $11K and we’re the #2 fundraising team in the Chicago area.