Watch the Emotional Reveal as Cans for a Cure Surpasses the Goal of 1.5 Million Bottles, Cans
For 15 years the Q has been raising money and awareness for breast cancer. Over the 15 years, things have changed. People have passed from this horrible disease and some have survived to help others.
The Cancer Community Center provides a place to go when you don't know what to do when you get that diagnosis. My mom, in her 70s, was diagnosed with breast cancer. The Cancer Community Center set her up with a buddy who had gone through the same treatment. And my mom lived in Idaho...
This was the 15th annual Cans for a Cure, and it's become personal to me having lost my mom to breast cancer three years ago. When I drive around in the Can Van - I feel like my mom is riding along shot gun the whole time.
The work the Cancer Community Center does is important and needed, and they provide all services free, because you shouldn't have to worry if you can afford that massage when you are fighting for your life.
It's an emotional three-day event. There are people who come, and have come for years, those who have never been involved before, and the sponsors who have our back and do all they can to make sure we hit the goal.
The goal this year was 1.5 million bottles and cans, or $75,000 in donations, and in wonderful fashion, we surpassed that number on Friday morning.
It was a huge success and it was not possible without your generosity! So thank you all for making this year's Cans for a Cure the biggest ever!
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