Sunday, October 21, 2012
Post your own photos and videos from the Race for the Cure and tell us what it means to you and your family.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Nick DiMarco
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Post your own photos and videos from the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure simply by clicking the links above or below the gallery. An estimated 23,000 runners, joggers and walkers raised approximately $1.5 million for breast cancer research as of Sunday morning at the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. A Komen Maryland spokeswoman said the beautiful October morning likely drew thousands more in walk-ups, as organizers continue totaling participants and donations. There were smiles. There were tears. There were sore muscles. And there was pink. Lots and lots of pink. Look through our Patch gallery and then add your own photos and videos from Sunday morning's festivities in Hunt Valley. Tell us in the comments section…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means a variety of pink products will be hitting the shelves. But, do your pink purchases always go towards the cause?
A wave of pink is flooding stores everywhere, as retailers participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the savvy shopper, it's an opportunity to donate to a good cause while snagging unique, pink-hued items. But before you plunk down your green for some pink, the nonprofits behind Breast Cancer Awareness Month want you to check the label. Jenna Glazer, director of development for Young Survival Coalition (YSC), a global organization dedicated to helping young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, said that buyers should be on the lookout for a label or tag that tells where the money from the purchase goes. "If you walk into Bed Bath & Beyond and see something with a pink ribbon and no information about where the money is going…
Sunday, October 23, 2011
About 32,000 people were at the Komen Maryland event to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Breast cancer survivors and their supporters gathered in Hunt Valley on Saturday to participate in the 19th annual Komen Maryland Race for the Cure. About 32,000 people participated in the 5K timed competitive run, 5K recreational run, 5K walk or one-mile family fun walk, organizers said. Did you attend the race? Add your photos to our gallery.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The hospital will be illuminated all October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on Oct. 21, local hospitals will partner with WMAR-TV for a call-in show.
Franklin Square Hospital Center is making itself a physical reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month by illuminating its seven-story patient care tower and Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Cancer Institute in pink lighting. “This is a way for us to show to all who come to the hospital or drive by our campus our support for those individuals and families affected by breast cancer and to raise awareness of the need for research, education, prevention and treatment,” said Adrienne Kirby, president of Franklin Square Hospital Center, in a statement. Doctors from Franklin Square, Good Samaritan, Harbor Hospital and Union Memorial also plan to partner with WMAR Channel 2 for a Think Pink "Call 2 Breast Health" event. From 10 a.m. to 6 p…