If you're new around here, please check out leannethewalker.com or my 2012 recap. I began raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research and assistance in 2008. Since then, I've raised over $13,000 for Susan G. Komen for the Cure and walked literally thousands of miles to train for the events.
Beyond that, I've met many (many, many, many) people fighting cancer. I've lost dear friends. I've lived life without my grandmother and introduced Jarrod's grandma to her 3rd great grandboy - over 30 years since her breast cancer diagnosis. I pray for Bridget, advocate for early detection, and believe in the incredible good that Susan G. Komen for the Cure has done over the past 30 years.
In 2008 when I started this journey I walked for my grandmother who passed away before I was born. I never knew her. She was diagnosed in her 50s and never met her grandkids. I slowly met more and more and more people - a dear friend's mom, other friends, mentors, loved ones - who were fighting. My friend lost her mom, I lost my friends, we lost a mentor. I will continue fighting so we stop losing people.
I believe that Susan G. Komen for the Cure gives people a chance. Don't agree? Please check out this before arguing.
In order to continue in the fight, I'm pinking out February. We'll offer different freebies this month in return for your comments, shares, and donations. Want to join? Consider making a donation, leave a comment, and check out the rafflecopter below!
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