Deadline extended to Sunday, December 4! Calling all kids 12 and under: We want you to design the kids’ t-shirt for the 2012 Get Your Rear in Gear race season! Get Your Rear in Gear is looking for budding young artists with a connection to colorectal cancer to submit a design for the 2012 kids’ [...]
Did you know, Get Your Rear in Gear® events are run entirely by volunteers? All events are planned and executed by local community members who feel a calling to make a difference. Our volunteers come together for the common purpose of raising awareness of the nation’s #2 cancer killer. Most volunteers have been personally touched [...]
Wilson’s Warriors, A Get Your Rear in Gear fundraising team which honors the memory of Jennifer Wilson, has raised over $35,000 in the three years the group has been together. They have also gained significant media attention which helps bring awareness to the importance of colon cancer screening. The efforts of Wilson’s Warriors were recently [...]
By Cindy Iverson The Colon Cancer Coalition was pleased to be invited to the opening of the new Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center in St. Louis Park on August 1st. The Center offers a continuum of care and a variety of services in one place.
By Cindy Iverson - Maria Grasso, Chair of Get Your Rear in Gear Philadelphia, along with Co-Chairs Jenny Ashbrook and Shona Bradley, were pleased to present a check for $40,000 to Tom Lewis, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
CBS News reported last week that an analysis of data released by the American Cancer Society reveals a “large disparity in funding for different types of cancer.” The report goes on to say that cancers of the cervix and breast receive the most federal funds. “One reason for the disparity, says the report, is that [...]
We are excited to announce several new 5K events. First up will be the 2nd annual Rochester Get Your Rear in Gear 5K on Saturday, June 26th. We moved this race from chilly March to the warm – and hopefully sunny – June, in order to coincide with RochesterFest, Rochester’s wonderful 10 day Summer festival. [...]
Colon Cancer Coalition President and Founder Kristin Tabor talks about recent successes and future goalson Apr 28th, 2009 | No Comments
Recently Colon Cancer Coalition President and Founder Kristin Tabor sat down for an interview about the success of recent events and the future of the Coalition. You’ve recently had several successful first time events in Lafayette, Raleigh, Chicago and Philadelphia where numbers topped 1600 registered participants. The fifth annual Twin Cities Get Your Rear in [...]
Colorectal cancer advocates from around the country joined together tonight for three days of trainings and strategizing that will culminate in meetings with their Members of Congress on Capitol Hill. Advocates from every corner of the country traveled to Washington, DC, in support of legislation that will create a National Colorectal Cancer Screening Program – [...]