NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Susan G. Koman announced that she is hosting a virtual fundraising walk in Nashville on Saturday, October 30. The event remains virtual this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
âWe are delighted to come together as one community,â said Tim Newman, Executive Director of the State of Tennessee. âThe health and safety of our community is and always has been our top priority. After consulting government health guidelines and monitoring the evolving risk to our community, many of which have compromised immune systems and may not be able to receive a COVID vaccine, we will unite as one community to from homes and neighborhoods in the region. No matter where you are, we all feel the presence of our community every step of the way. “
According to organizers, this year’s event includes “a new audio experience” featuring those affected by breast cancer and a community scavenger hunt during the walk.
You can click here to register and start fundraising.
Funds raised support Komen’s investments in breast cancer research, patient care and public policy at all levels of government.
The event will begin at 9:50 a.m. on October 30 with a pre-ceremony presentation. The virtual opening ceremony starts at 10 a.m. with “Walk where you are” from 10.45 a.m.