Meyersdal cancer warrior breaks down taboos on prostate cancer

Cancer warrior, Michael Wade, has come on board to help raise funds for the Teddy Bear Foundation, while also raising awareness of prostate cancer. Michael Wade, a 53-year-old father and grandfather, will be tackling the streets of Joburg in support of the Teddy Bear Foundation, doing the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg on November 20….

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library fundraiser held in New Lexington

NEW LEXINGTON – A fundraiser for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library was held for Perry County on Saturday, Sept. 24. In the parking lot of sponsor Ludowici Roof Tile, 4757 Tile Plant Rd. in New Lexington, a large tent housed the outdoor fundraiser which featured auctions, food, live entertainment and even a visit from Ohio…

Step Up 4 Down Syndrome ‘so much more than a walk’

The Down Syndrome Association of SW Louisiana will be celebrating 20 years of incredible growth in the support of people with Down syndrome across the nation and at home with its 20th annual Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk at the Lake Charles Civic Center Amphitheater on Sept. 24. The past two decades have seen…

“Race to Whip Cancer” raises money for breast cancer organizations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Downs hosted the “Race to Whip Cancer” event Sunday. The event helps raise funds for breast cancer organizations in Albuquerque. Expo gives behind-the-scenes look at New Mexico film industry The annual event is organized by Jamie Zamora, who is a breast cancer survivor. For more than ten years Zamora…

Proud patient battles breast cancer and raises money for local hospitals

A grateful patient receiving treatment at Dewsbury and District Hospital raised and donated a large sum of money to the Chemotherapy Units which took care of her. Joanne Cave, 39, from Wakefield, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018 and has been undergoing treatment since at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Joanne found Chemotherapy…

Youngster goes the extra mile for children’s charity fundraiser

A boy is cycling 18 miles to raise money for a charity supporting seriously-ill children. Henry Peterken, 6, of Newark, and his mum, Carrie-Anne Peterken, are planning to cycle 18 miles from Newark to Lincoln in the last week of August to raise money for the Rainbow Trust. The route will take them from their…