Our 2013 Official Fundraising Partners
These passionate members of our community have organized an event or promotion benefiting breast cancer awareness and research. Our fundraising partners help us help women.Play for a Cure
Girlfriends Half Marathon, run by Northwest Personal Training, is an annual Half Marathon in Vancouver, Washington, designed specifically for women to get together to do something good for themselves and to help support a very important women's cause. Since 2006 the event raised $240,000.
Row for the Cure is the rowing and paddling community’s fight against breast cancer. What started as a parade of boats rowing alongside the runners at the Komen Race for the Cure in 1993 has grown into a national series of fundraisers in 30 cities in the United States and in Europe. 2013 was the 20th anniversary of the Portland Row for Cure which has raised over $200,000 for the Oregon & SW Washington affiliate.
Play for a Cure is an annual softball
tournament founded in 2001 by breast cancer survivor Kris Knox to honor her
mother, Linda L. Vladyka. The tournament has raised almost $200,000 to date
with the funds going directly to research and breast health for women in rural
areas. This year the tournament raised $20,000.
The Ladies Creekside Golf Club in Salem, Oregon is part of Komen’s Rally for a Cure golf tournament program. Since 2004 the annual golf tournaments have raised over $100,000 for the Komen Affiliate.
Town & Country donates $50 for every vehicle sold during the month of October. To date, the program has raised over $80,000.
In 2004, Chris King Precision Components launched a limited edition series of pink headsets and hubs in an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer research. That first limited edition series of Pretty and Strong was a success and led to the return of the program in 2005 with an expanded line up of products. The pink series has raised over $54,000 for the Komen Affiliate.
Sunriver Marathon for a Cause is put on by Sun River Resort and consists
of a marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k and kid's race, in beautiful Sunriver,
Oregon. The USATF certified course and Boston qualifier winds through the
beautiful high desert landscapes of Sunriver, Caldera Springs and Crosswater. 2013 was the 3rd year of the event and
has raised over $30,000.
Terra Nova Nurseries has been supporting our Affiliate since 2004 for by donating $0.25 from the sale of each pink Echinacea plant called "Hope." To date, Terra Nova has raised over $26,000.
Propane in Corvallis and Redmond offers their customers the option to donate a portion of
their energy bill to Komen. Since 2012 CoEnergy has fundraised over $12,000 for
the fight to find a cure.
Serres Garden Center holds an annual Pink Day where gifts are raffled off and customers have the opportunity to donate to Komen. The fundraiser has raised close to $7,500.
Veterinary Clinic sold gift bags during the month of October. They fundraised
Effects will contribute 50% of each limited edition pink
guitar pedal sale to Komen. Founder, Nicholas Harris was inspired to hold this
fundraiser because his grandfather battled breast cancer in the 1980s.
Centennial Youth Football
In 2012, sixth grader Jake Smith decided he was going to tackle breast cancer. Players on his team get sponsored by friends and family for a specific amount. This year the rest of the league joined in to raise money for breast cancer awareness month.
Premium Outlet's Pink Event is being held October 1-31, 2012 at all Premium Outlet Centers. Shoppers who donate $10 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure during the month of October will receive 25% off a single item at participating stores. This year Woodburn Premium Outlet Center and Columbia Premium Outlet Center are participating.
Fargo customers can now give anywhere from one cent to $299.99 to Komen by
simply pushing a button at any of Wells Fargo’s 231 ATMs in Oregon.
541 Media asked their 53 realty office
customers to donate to Komen during the month of October. They encouraged
donations through a ½ page ad in their real estate guide.
September 2013, Logistics Services NW
held a golf tournament at Skamania Lodge to benefit Susan G. Komen.Clients and vendors from all across the country came out to play and show their support.