We thank the many people who took time to let us know about their 2014 Komen Philadelphia Race for Cure experiences. In this special Voices entry, we share a few with our community to inspire involvement in the years ahead!I was…
On May 5, I went to help Komen Philadelphia raise money to help people with breast cancer. We volunteered to do it at a Philadelphia Phillies game. It was really fun.While other volunteers registered people for the Race for the…
Every year, the field hockey program at West Deptford High School raises money to help find a cure for breast cancer and to raise breast cancer awareness.
For my bar-mitzvah project I chose to support Susan G. Komen Philadelphia. I decided to do this because exactly one year before I was born, my Grandmother died of breast cancer. I was named after her and wanted to include her on this special day.
To our friends at Komen Philadelphia,On October 10, 2013, the Haverford High School Field Hockey team held their annual Senior Night, which is an evening dedicated to paying tribute to all of their senior teammates. The girls played the game…
On behalf of API Technologies Corp. employees, who work in our Philadelphia, PA office, we are please to gift this donation of $275.00 to Susan G. Komen Philadelphia.
Enclosed is a $5.00 money order to “Susan G. Komen Philadelphia.” I sent $5.00 last month as well to the Steven H. Lupin Law firm to send to your organization because I did not have the proper information. You can look forward to me sending $5.00 every month.
My name is Cory and I will be becoming a Bar Mitzvah soon. Part of becoming a Bar Mitzvah is to perform a Mitzvah, which is a good deed or charitable act. For my Mitzvah Project, I chose to raise money for Susan G. Komen in honor of my Bubbie (Grandmother), who just reached her 5 year milestone of being cancer free.
I am studying social work (MSW) at the University of Pennsylvania, and I reached out to Susan G. Komen Philadelphia for a summer internship because I wanted to learn more about nonprofit operations and development, obstacles and barriers to treatment for breast cancer, and the way in which a local chapter of a national nonprofit supports the surrounding Philadelphia community.
There are no words that can properly express my gratitude to you… you have so warmly welcomed us into the Mother’s Day Race for the Cure that we will surely walk until we cannot!