What’s your super power? For our top 100 fundraisers, it’s fighting breast cancer! These Race participants went above and beyond and collectively raised $192,800, nearly $30,000 more than our 2016 Honor Roll! These super heroes are saving women’s lives in Central and Southeastern Ohio and we couldn’t be prouder to have them as partners in … More Komen Columbus Super Heroes: Top 100 Fundraisers Named
i1.) What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? My mom has worked at Komen Northwest Ohio for about three years now and I have been involved in the Komen Toledo Race for the Cure since high school. I think seeing how Komen brings the community together is such an awesome thing. I love … More Meet the Staff: Intern Heidi Schubargo
1.) What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? To be honest, I was in the right place at the right time when I got my internship with Komen. A former intern was leaving and a replacement was needed. Seeing as I always had an interest in non-profit work, I was very interested in … More Meet the Staff: Intern Lindsey Jones
What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? When I was in college at Otterbein University, my cousin Brittany was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was just 26. We did not have any family history of breast cancer and it shook us that someone so young could be affected by cancer. As … More Meet the Staff: Lauren Beitel
1.) What events/people or experiences led you here to Komen Columbus? My mom, Diane Montville, lost her battle to breast cancer in 2014. She had battled the disease four times throughout her life, but always had a selfless and humble attitude. I began volunteer for Komen Northeast Ohio in 2003 when I was nine years … More Meet the Staff at Komen Columbus: Megan Montville
We are excited to announce that new this year we’ll have Snapchat geofilters for you to use at the Race! From 6 a.m.- 3 p.m. you can access our Snapchat geofilters in the locations listed below. Location 1: As you line up to start the Race be sure to take some great photos. Location 2: Keep going, … More Check out our SnapChat Geofilter for the Race!
Behind every Race for the Cure Team, there’s a story. We’re excited to share these stories as we prepare to celebrate our 25th Komen Columbus Race on May 20. Meet Team Shaneka Solis, led by their team captain, Stephanie Solis. “I started volunteering with Komen Columbus in 2008. First with registration and now I have … More Team Shaneka Solis