Thank you Columbus!!

Wow.

50,286 people. $2.5 million raised for local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs.

This year’s Race was an unbelievable success! We could not have done this without you! Whether you participated in the Race as a runner, walker or volunteer, you made a difference. From the start of the 5K run to the end of the survivor ceremony, inspiration, emotion, passion and love filled downtown Columbus last Saturday. The Race for the Cure is a true reminder of how connected we all are to each other.

Komen Colmbus wants you to share your experience – please post your favorite Race-day photos on our Facebook page.

Don’t stop your fundraising now! Keep on generating those pledges – the deadline for all Race-related fundraising isn’t until May 31. For a complete list of what programs are supported by Komen Columbus funds – and your pledges – please click here. Top fundraisers will be eligible for prizes from the following companies:

American Airlines, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, Cheryl & Co., Columbus Blue Jackets, Donatos, The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel and Noodles & Co.

Looking for other ways to stay involved with the fight against breast cancer? Check out these events:

Indians vs. Reds on Sunday, May 23

Kick back after the Race by watching the Indians battle the Reds in Cleveland on May 23. The Cleveland Indians are generously partnering with Komen Columbus by offering discounted tickets in three different sections available here. When looking for tickets, search for Discounted Lower Reserved, Upper box, and Bleachers seats or Best Available and enter “pink” as the password to see our special savings offer.

M/I Homes

For all Race participants who purchase an M/I Home by June 15th, M/I Homes will make a donation of 1% of the home’s purchase price to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Columbus Affiliate. Click here for more information.

T-Mobile

T-Mobile is having a “Pink Tag” sale from May 15 to May 30 and will donate $5 to Komen Columbus for each new activation and $10 for each new 2-year activation with purchase of any Samsung.

Germain Motor Company

Germain is donating $50 for every vehicle sold during the month of May to Komen Columbus Affiliate, with a goal of donating $50,000 to Komen Columbus.

Also, visit shopkomen.com and enter “5COH2010” at checkout to get $5 off your entire purchase.

Thanks, again, so much for your support. We wouldn’t be able to do this without YOUR help and we hope to see all of you, and then some, next year!

Katie, Jill, Beth, Megan, Becca and Natalie

The Staff of Komen Columbus

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