What am I doing?Ã¢â‚¬Â¨My family and I are walking to support the Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure in memory of my mother, Holly Paige O'Brien Haddan, who lost her battle with breast cancer in 2007. We want to make a difference in the fight against breast cancer so that other families are spared the loss of a loved one. Please help us reach our fundraising goal by making a tax-deductible donation today.Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Ã¢â‚¬Â¨You may donate online with your credit card by clicking theÃ‚Â donate button above the thermometer. Your support helps us get another step closer to a world without breast cancer.Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Your breast healthÃ¢â‚¬Â¦Ã¢â‚¬Â¨The greatest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. Breast cancer knows no boundary, be it age, gender, socio-economic status or geographic location. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. That's one in eight within your company, school and organization!Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Ã¢â‚¬Â¨The key to survival is early detection. Three simple steps for early detection are regular mammograms, clinical exams and breast self-exams. And, remember, breast cancer affects more than just the patient; friends and family need support too.Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Ã¢â‚¬Â¨What does Komen do?Ã¢â‚¬Â¨For more than 25 years, Komen for the Cure has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer Ã¢â‚¬â€œ transforming how the world talks about and treats this disease, and helping to turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors.Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Over the next 25 years, an estimated 25 million women around the world will be diagnosed with breast cancer if we don't find a cure.Ã‚Â Komen will not stop until we discover and deliver the cures. That's our promise.Ã¢â‚¬Â¨Ã¢â‚¬Â¨We Will Find the Cure!
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