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Cancer Action named as a Charity Partner for the Kansas City Marathon
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Cancer Action is one of the four charity partners for the Kansas City Marathon 2017 race! This year, the Kansas City Marathon announced a new, revamped charity component to its 2017 race which is scheduled on October 21. The new charity component gives participants the opportunity to support local nonprofit organizations allowing runners to give back while they take part in this world-class running event! Cancer Action is honored to be among the choices runners will have as a way to give back to their community.
Will you “Go the Extra Mile” and support Cancer Action as we improve the lives of those with cancer in our community? How will your dollars help cancer patients through Cancer Action?
Here are just a few ways your dollars will help cancer patients right here in Kansas City:
• Your dollars will provide medications for those unable to afford their cancer-related medicines.
• Your dollars will provide a ride to ensure cancer patients get to their life-saving treatment and physician appointments.
• Your dollars will provide nutritional support so a cancer patient can maintain their strength, weight and energy while fighting their cancer
• Your dollars will provide emotional support, guidance and education as cancer patients and their families navigate this difficult journey
Runners will have the option of choosing ways to give back during their registration process. For more information about the Kansas City Marathon or to register for the race go to www.kcmarathon.org. Let’s put on our running shoes, and “GO THE EXTRA MILE” to help those facing the challenge of cancer right here in our hometown!
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