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5th Annual 5K Walk for Diane for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer - October 20, 2013

Benefiting: The Amy Foundation
Hosted by:The Amy Foundation
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Where:
Buccleuch Park map intersection of Easton Avenue and Huntington Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Goal: $20,000
$31,533 4 158% Complete

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The Amy FoundationSM was established to enable women without health insurance to obtain free screening mammograms and to work with individuals in the field to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages.  The money raised from the Walk for Diane goes toward the cost of screening mammograms at Saint Peter's University Hospital, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro and diagnostic ultrasounds at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. This year we have removed the registration fee but we ask each participant to fundraise $70 half the cost of a screening mammogram.

Why Walk?

On October 20th, 2013, The Amy FoundationSM welcomes supporters of all ages and abilities for its fifth annual 5k Walk. Bring your family and friends to help us make this day a success!

Walk with us to honor and remember all those whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. The steps you take can bring relief to women who could not otherwise afford a potentially life-saving mammogram.

The Walk for Diane begins and ends at Buccleuch Park, which is located at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Huntington Street in New Brunswick, New Jersey (across the street from Saint Peter’s University Hospital).

Register

To register and begin fundraising, click "Become a Fundraiser" above. To create or join a team, first register as an individual by clicking "Become a Fundraiser" , once that is complete, you will be given the option to create or join an existing team.

Personal Fund-Raising Page

Remember, your registration is not complete until you create your personal fund-raising page by clicking here.  We ask all walkers to raise $70, 1/2 the cost of a mammogram, in order to participate.

Donate

You can always show your support with a donation by clicking here. You can make your donation in support of specific walker, team, or to the walk in general. All donations are tax-deductible.

About Diane

A few times in our lives, we encounter a challenge that changes everything. Diane Goodwin found that out in 1993 when she was told she had Stage IV breast cancer. Without hesitation she took on the challenge and told the doctors to watch her be the first one to beat it. She became an inspiration, first to her family and then to all who met her and spoke with her. Her love for life and her desire to inspire others never wavered.

As a true disciple of positive thinking, she managed to achieve 16 “good” years with this illness. In August, 2009, she finally succumbed to this disease, but not without first making it clear that our family mission is to continue to find ways to help others. With that in mind, the family of Diane Goodwin joins The Amy FoundationSM as it strives to help women identify this disease in its earliest stages when it can be most successfully treated. Statistics show that early detection saves lives!

Have any questions, contact kim@theamyfoundation.org or arie@theamyfoundation.org.

 


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