Thanks to you, our sponsors and participants, the Women’s 5K Classic has distributed $231,550 to area agencies and endowment from the 20th year 2012 W5K Event. This is the most money that has been distributed in any single year. This brings our grant total to $2,098,194. These grants have served over 6500 women from the 2012 event.We are very proud of this accomplishment and you should be as well!
Comprehensive Breast and Gynecological Cancer Support Programs which involve support groups, fitness classes and stress reduction workshops.
Women’s Cancer Education, Outreach, Screening and Digital Mammography/Diagnostic Ultrasound Project for low or uninsured women.
Filling the Gap with Practical Help at Home which offers services for qualified cancer patients such as shopping, prescriptions, meal preparation.
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings for low income women in the Lehigh Valley.
Better Start Early Program for high school girls about the importance of self-examinations as well as signs, symptoms and risk factors associated with other female cancers such as ovarian and cervical.
A community outreach program in several languages focusing on education and preventive services for breast, cervical and ovarian cancers and support and further testing for women who have a cancer diagnosis.
Social work fund to help with transportation, co-pay for prescriptions and other non- covered expenses for women with cancer.
An education/running program for girls in grades 3-8 that combines training for a non-competitive 5K event with workouts that encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical development while building self-esteem.