Run for the Cure
October is Workplace Wellness month and this is a great event to get involved in!
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is Canada's largest single day, volunteer-led fundraising event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, education and awareness programs. It was founded by a small group of volunteers who wanted to raise awareness and funds for the breast cancer cause. The CIBC Run for the Cure has made great strides since then, while staying true to grassroots and our volunteer founders’ vision.
Last year, Canadians united to raise over $30 million in the 2012 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. The fundraising efforts and volunteer support of over 170,000 annual participants allows the Foundation to continue funding ground-breaking research, education, awareness and advocacy initiatives.
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is extremely grateful for this support and is honoured to be entrusted by the nation to continue to lead the way towards our vision of creating a future without breast cancer.
POST SECONDARY CHALLENGE
Be a top fundraiser and a $2,500 CIBC Education Award could be yours!* The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is excited that the Post-Secondary Challenge (PSC) is back for another year! The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is looking for students, faculty, staff and alumni from post-secondary institutions across Canada to take part in this year’s challenge.
There are also other awards and prizes, including those for the top fundraisers, team leaders and top institutions. We encourage everyone to join the PSC to support the Foundation’s vision of creating a future without breast cancer.
*Only students who are enrolled in a qualifying institution, have registered in the Post-Secondary Challenge and submit funds online can qualify to win the CIBC Education Award.
If you would like to participate, either in the event or as a volunteer, please go to the Run for the Cure web-site and sign up.
...OR WE COULD RUN TOGETHER!!!
If you are interested in being part of an RRU Team please contact Gina Williams (ext. 4417) on Human Resources.