A GROUP of Filipina Americans were among the 6,000 breast cancer survivors, thrivers, and supporters who turned out for the Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County’s MORE THAN PINK Walk™ at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, February 29.
Team Mabuhay was led by Weny Khan and supported by UP Alumni Association of Greater Los Angeles (UPAAGLA) and several Fil-Am community partners.
The 2020 Susan G. Komen MORE THAN PINK Walk™ has raised just under $750,000 to date. For those who were unable to participate on February 29 but want to support the work of Komen in Los Angeles County, donations are being accepted until April 6. Go to https://komenlacounty.org/.
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen has set a Bold Goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026.
Komen was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Komen Los Angeles County is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the MORE THAN PINK Walk™ Komen Los Angeles County has invested $10,535,590 in community breast health programs in Los Angeles County and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research. For more information, call 310.575.3011 or visit http://komenlacounty.org.