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Sunday, April 21, 2024

#CharitablePeachy Susan G. Komen® Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Patient Care Services

-Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will hold the Susan G. Komen Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Metro Centre. This signature event enables Komen to raise critical funds that provide direct support to breast cancer patients, fund groundbreaking research, empower health equity initiatives nationwide, and advocate for change at both the state and federal government levels.

“We are excited to host the annual Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk this year and provide a community for all individuals impacted by breast cancer. Funds raised from this annual event fund critical research to improve outcomes for all and bring us closer to finding the cures for all breast cancers,” said Gayle Young, Executive Director at Susan G. Komen.

What: Susan G. Komen Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk

When: Saturday, May 11, 2024, Walk site opens at 6:30am, opening ceremony 8:00am

Where: Metro Centre, Peoria, Illinois

Details: Register online at

This year’s Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk is made possible by the following National sponsors: Bank of America, Walgreens, Gilead Oncology and the following local sponsors: Carle Health, Komatsu, Health Alliance, Martin Engineering, Metro Centre, Pekin Insurance, Illinois CancerCare, Par-a-dice Hotel Casino, Uftring Auto Group, Caterpillar, Inc., Myriad Genetics, Meridian Health Plans, Bremer Jewelry.

We hope to see you on Saturday, May 11th at the Peoria MORE THAN PINK Walk as we come together as one community to share our stories, our laughter, and our tears with each other. Register today and join us as we celebrate survivors and those living with breast cancer as well as honor loved ones lost to the disease.

About Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide. We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer direct patient support and empower people with trustworthy information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly searching for tomorrow’s cures. Visit or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at

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