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Make plans now to join us for our 10th Annual Survivor Celebration on Saturday, October 3. Each year, we gather for a special luncheon to celebrate breast cancer survivors who have been diagnosed, fought through treatment, and come out on the other side surviving and thriving! This is a unique opportunity for survivors, their co-survivors, and guests to network, celebrate, pamper themselves, and support each other during an afternoon at Richmond’s landmark Jefferson Hotel.

Come be inspired by Kristin Harris, a young breast cancer survivor and the 4th generation in her family to have the disease, as she shares her message of hope, humor, and tenacity.

Tickets are $25 for breast cancer survivors and $35 for all other guests. Tables of 10 may be purchased for $250. This is one of our most popular and inspirational events each year, so don’t wait to get your ticket.

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Each year, many schools contact Susan G. Komen Central Virginia with plans to host a Pink Out event to raise awareness and funds to help in the fight against breast cancer. We are always impressed by the creative ideas and thankful for the dollars raised from these events.

Over the past 18 years, and thanks in part to past Pink Out events, Komen Central Virginia has provided over $5.3 million in grants to local service providers to pay for education, screening, patient navigation, and other costs associated with breast cancer. In addition, we have contributed over $1.7 million to fund cutting edge research programs which have developed drugs and protocols to change the prognosis for those diagnosed with the disease.

We invite you to consider hosting a Pink Out event this year. The Komen Central Virginia Teen Advisory Board (KTAB) has developed a Pink Out Kit to help you get started and is available to help you plan your event.

To fill out a Pink Out event request, click here and we will give you a call. For more information about Pink Out events, click here or contact us at (804) 320-1772 or info@komencentralva.org.

We hope you will join us in the fight against breast cancer. Together, WE CAN make a difference!

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Get Involved

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the community has organized many events to celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who have lost their battle to the disease.

Make sure to check the list below for information about upcoming Komen activities and third party events and promotions. Click here for additional information about any of the events or promotions listed below.

Click here to learn more about fundraising for Komen.

2015 Amazing Raise

2015 Amazing Raise: September 16 and September 17
This online giving challenge hosted by The Community Foundation is designed to encourage people far and wide to support their favorite causes and organizations right here in our home community. Over the past four years, The Amazing Raise has infused local nonprofits with $5 million in unrestricted support. Will you join us this year? ‪#‎AmzgRz

Click here to go to the Komen Central Virginia donation page. But remember, Amazing Raise donations may only be made between 6 AM on September 16 through 6 PM on September 17.

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7th Annual Ride for the Cure® Virginia: Saturday, September 26
This year's Ride will feature new trails over newly purchased territory at Great Meadow; exciting rider gift bags including handmade jewelry and Dover Saddlery gift certificates for all riders; a trick horse ride by Jeff Dwyer; FEI level freestyle dressage; and an after-Ride party with a DJ, auction, prize drawings, and a delicious meal catered by Fresh Connections. This year's Ride is one you won't want to miss. See you at Great Meadow!

Click here to register.

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10th Annual Survivor Celebration: Saturday, October 3
Join us for this annual luncheon at The Jefferson Hotel as we honor and celebrate breast cancer survivors and their families and friends who inspire us throughout the year.

The event is $25 for breast cancer survivors and $35 for all other guests. Tables of 10 may be purchased for $250. Space is limited, so register early.

Click here to purchase your ticket.

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Lily Rain - Catwalk for the Cure: Sunday, October 11
Don't miss Catwalk for the Cure at Lily Rain Short Pump Town Center from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Guests will be treated to a fashion show featuring Lily Rain's fall looks, pink refreshments including a pink cupcake bar, and drawings for jewelry, gift cards, and more.

Guest will enjoy a 10% discount on merchandise and 10% of each purchase will be donated to Komen Central Virginia.

Click here to view the event flyer.

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103.7 Play for Pink Radiothon: Friday, October 16
A twelve-hour radiothon (6:00 AM to 6:00 PM) to benefit Komen Central Virginia will help create awareness and raise funds for breast cancer services, education, and research.

A minimum $25 donation will get the song of your choice - ANY song, ANY genre - played on the radio.

More information available soon.

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Refresh for the Cause: Saturday, October 16 - 23
A ten day Breast Cancer Awareness Month fundraiser! Enjoy participating beauty and spa merchant services and they’ll contribute a portion of your purchase to Komen Central Virginia.

Click here for more information.

2015 Pink Tie Gala - cropped 9th Annual Pink Tie Gala: Saturday, October 17
Enjoy a night of great food, dancing to live music, a silent auction, and The Celebration of Life Dance Team, featuring Komen Central Virginia Director of Community Health Programs, Kristin Harris!

The Pink Tie Gala raises funds for breast cancer screenings, treatment, and education programs, as well as national research programs.

Click here for more information.
2015 Pink and Black Affair

Ndutme Pink and Black Tie Affair: Saturday, October 24
Come out and enjoy delicious food, drinks, raffles, and a night of dancing. A guest speaker will also be present to speak on breast cancer awareness. Proceeds from this event benefit Komen Central Virginia.

Click here for more information.

ONGOING LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS

2014 Capitol Clothing Recyclers - Clothing for the Cure
Capital Clothing Recyclers - Clothing for the Cure: Capitol Clothing Recyclers will donate $.05 per pound of the gross receipts of donated clothing, shoes, textiles, blankets, sheets, and household items with a minimum donation of $10,000 per calendar year.
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Dixie Gas & Oil Corporation - Delivering for a Cure: For every gallon of propane dispensed from the specially painted tank trucks, Dixie Gas will donate one cent to Komen Central Virginia. Since 2010, Dixie Gas & Oil has donated more than $28,000 to Komen Central Virginia.
Hanover Property Services logo Hanover Property Services: Through September 2015, Hanover Property Services will donate a minimum 1% of all proceeds to Komen Central Virginia.
Melwood donate your car logo Melwood Charity Car Donation Center: Donate your used car, van, truck, boat with a trailer, or recreational vehicle to the Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. It’s as easy as filling out our online donation form. Vehicles accepted in any condition!

ONGOING NATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

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Bank of America Pink Ribbon Banking: Bank of America is proud to partner with Susan G. Komen® to bring an end to breast cancer. From June 2015 through December 2020, Bank of America is guaranteeing to Susan G. Komen® $3 million in conjunction with its Pink Ribbon Banking credit card and checking program. Susan G. Komen has received more than $6 million from Bank of America from this program since 2009. Click here for more information on the Pink Ribbon Banking program.
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Rally for the Cure®: Rally for the Cure® is a grassroots program that works to educate women about breast cancer and to remind them to get their annual screening through volunteer organized golf, tennis, and social activities. Since 1996, Rally events have generated over $73 million for Susan G. Komen®. Click here for a full list of local Rally events.

Upcoming Rally Events:

September 25 - Spotswood County Club
October 9 - Hanover County Club

2012 Fit for the Cure

Wacoal Fit for the Cure®: Now in its 15th year, Fit for the Cure® stages bra fitting events in more than 1,200 store locations across America every year. While no purchase is necessary, Wacoal donates $2.00 to Susan G. Komen for every woman who participates in a fitting. Wacoal also donates $2.00 for every bra and shapewear piece purchased. Wacoal donations support breast cancer awareness, treatment, and research. Click here for complete information on local Fit for the Cure events.

Upcoming Wacoal Fit for the Cure® Events:

September 18 - Belk at the Spotslyvania Mall
September 19 - Belk in Charlottesville
October 28 - Dillards at Short Pump Town Center
October 29 - Dillards at Stony Point Fashion Park




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Central Virginia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen®
1433 Johnston Willis Drive, Richmond, VA 23235

Phone: 804-320-1772 · Fax: 804-320-1774 · Email: info@komencentralva.org