Stand Up for the Cure
Standup for the Cure (SUFTC) is excited to announce their fourth Muskegon event, happening at Harbour Towne Beach on beautiful Muskegon Lake July 13! This will be Standup for the Cure’s second stop for 2019 as part of a series of nationwide events aimed at raising money to support local health systems that screen for and treat breast cancer. SUFTC’s mission is to help women find breast cancer early (when it is most treatable) through education, awareness, screenings and research while building a supportive, compassionate community.
This event features instruction from top local paddleboard experts as well as FREE breast cancer and melanoma screening, live music and a health and fitness expo. Attendees will also enjoy a great festival with catered lunch and beverages. For more information, visit www.suftc.org.
- Location: Harbour Towne Beach, Muskegon, MI
- Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9:00am – 3:00pm
- For Beginners: Standup Paddleboard Clinic SUP Clinic for beginners
- Events: Kid’s race, 5K expert and Fun “Sea of Pink” paddle
About Standup for the Cure
Standup for the Cure is a non-profit, 501c3 formed for the express purpose of raising funds and awareness for early breast cancer detection while building a compassionate, supportive community Founded in 2011, Standup for the Cure is fully supported by generous donations from their presenting and title partners and a host of Vendors and Volunteers who take part each year. Standup for the Cure has now raised over $1,100,000 for local affiliates of Susan G. Komen including their most recent donation of $65,000 to the Orange County Affiliate from the Newport Beach, CA SUFTC.
About Susan G. Komen Michigan
Komen Michigan is an independent, local non-profit organization that is dedicated to combating breast cancer. 75 percent of the organization’s net proceeds go towards programs and funding grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education, screenings, diagnostics and survivorship programs for underserved men and women in Michigan.
The remaining 25 percent of net proceeds funds global, leading-edge research focused on the prevention of, and cures for, breast cancer. Komen Michigan’s mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality of care for all, and energizing science to find the cures. For more information call 616-752-8262 or visit www.komenmichigan.org.
About Susan G. Komen®
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. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $889 million in research and provided $1.95 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.