The Rhode Island Ovarian Cancer Alliance will be hosting a walk to raise awareness about ovarian cancer while celebrating survivors and remembering those lost to the disease. All of the event’s proceeds will help fund ovarian cancer education and awareness and provide support services to ovarian cancer survivors and their families.
Join us Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Roger Williams Park in Providence (Temple of Music).
**All activities open at 8:00am
**Opening ceremonies at 9:30am
**Survivor photo at 9:55am
**Walk starts at 10:00am
Please consider supporting our event and help us save women's lives!!!
More than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, and approximately 15,000 women die from the disease. Unfortunately, most cases are diagnosed in their later stages when the prognosis is poor. However, if diagnosed and treated early, when the cancer is confined to the ovary, the five-year survival rate is over 90 percent. That is why it is imperative that the early signs and symptoms of the disease are recognized, not only by women, but also by their families and the medical community.
There is currently no early detection test for ovarian cancer, which is why it is imperative that the early signs of the disease are recognized, not only by women, but also by their families and the medical community. Until there is a test, the key to early diagnosis is through awareness—which this event helps us share with the entire community.
Please consider supporting our event and help us save women's lives!!!!
You did an awesome job today. Lost my wallet and had to wait for new card.
|Day of Donations||$2,020.00|
Kristen--RIDOH Lab crew donated $235 to the best co-worker ever in RI!! Big hugs from Toby, Carol, Sue, Karen, Maurice,-Jen F,-Henry,-Paul B,-Jessica, Diann, Laurie, Kyle, Ewa and me. More checks coming in- This should bring you over your goal-YOWSA.
My name is Sophie and I am 14 years old. For the last 4 years, my aunt and I have been renting a booth @a local Christmas bazaar. All the proceeds are donated to ovarian cancer and specifically for Mean Jean's Fighting Machine. Last year's donation is included here. We are still fighting!
Ruth/Kristen looks like great weather for the event!
|Richard & Suzanne||$100.00|
Kendra, Jared, and baby Michael
So sorry we cannot attend this year. I know how important this is to all of us. And I promise I'm there in spirit and so is REET! <3 We love you guys. STAY STRONG JEAN! We are thinking of you always. xoxo
|Paulette L Bowers||$100.00|
|Patricia McKinney in Honor of Janie McKinney||$25.00|
|Jennifer and Fred Hoffer||$50.00|
Kristen, thanks for organizing the team!