Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is converting its inaugural Ribbon Walk to a virtual experience because of COVID-19.
The money raised through this event will help people in our community who have cancer. Cancer Services invites the community to help raise $80,000, which will help about 5,000 people in Northeast Indiana who are fighting cancer.
Despite COVID-19, there are many ways people can participate:
1. Register individually, create a team or join a team at give.cancer-services.org/ribbonwalk2020. Walkers who register and raise at least $35 by May 1 receive a commemorative Ribbon Walk t-shirt.
2. Once registered, begin fundraising to help local people with cancer. Get family and friends involved either by joining the team or donating to your fundraising goal.
3. On May 9, join us for a virtual kick-off celebration at 9 a.m. and then create your own walking challenge whether you walk on a treadmill or around the block. Use #CSNIRibbonWalk and let us know who you are honoring.
WHAT: Cancer Services Virtual Ribbon Walk
WHEN: 9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2020
Thank you to our following sponsors: Kroger, Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology, Brooks Construction Company, Brotherhood Mutual Insurance, Dignity Memorial, Fire Police City County Federal Credit Union, Radiation Oncology Associates, P.C., Partners 1st Federal Credit Union, First Federal Bank, PET Fusion Imaging, Wayne Pipe and Supply, Inc., Hires Automotive Center and Pizza Hut.
Cancer Services’ mission is to enhance the quality of life of those affected by cancer by providing meaningful resources, information and compassionate assistance. Last year, nearly 5,000 local people with cancer and their families received practical resources and emotional support. Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana serves people who live in Allen, Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, and Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties.
For more information, visit www.cancer-services.org or call toll free at (866) 484-9560.