The Amy Foundation "Ride and Stride" Event

JOIN THE AMY FOUNDATION “RIDE & STRIDE” EVENT

RAISING FUNDS TO PROVIDE MAMMOGRAMS & CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING FOR THE UNDERINSURED and UNINSURED

SUNDAY, JUNE 23 AT SOUTH BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL

WHAT: The Amy Foundation Ride & Stride has as its main purpose, to raise funds to help uninsured and underinsured women in Central New Jersey receive potentially life-saving breast cancer screening mammograms.

Participants can choose to bike or walk starting and ending at South Brunswick High School. The registration fee is $40 for each event. Participants are also encouraged to raise $180, the equivalent cost of a single mammogram - by sharing their participation and fund-raising page with family and friends.

Bike* Start Times:

7:30 am – 50-mile ride

8:30 am – 40-mile ride

10:00 am – 25-mile ride

10:15 am – 15-mile ride

*Bikers must be at least 16 years of age and are encouraged to select a rout based on their proficiency and endurance.

5K (3.1 miles) Walk – all levels

10:45 am

For more information on course details, prizes and team opportunities, visit www.amyfoundation.org

Important Stats:

  • A portion of the proceeds will benefit Saint Peter’s Breast Center and Saint Peter’s Department of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick.
  • Since 2008, The Amy Foundation has partnered with Saint Peter’s University Hospital to promote awareness for the early detection of breast cancer and to enable uninsured and underinsured women the opportunity to receive yearly screening.
  • The Amy Foundation was created in 2007 by Arie Behar, founder and president, in honor of his late wife, Amy, who died of breast cancer at age 49. The Bike Ride for Amy, held annually each spring, has been combined with “The Walk for Diane,” which was held annually in the fall and was created to honor Amy’s friend and fellow South Brunswick resident who died of breast cancer at age 53.
  • Since its inception, The Amy Foundation has raised nearly $700,000 and provided procedures for approximately 3,400 women.

WHEN:

Sunday, June 23 – see start times above

WHERE: South Brunswick High School

750 Ridge Rd.

Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

To join the Saint Peter’s University Hospital team or to donate, please visit https://give.classy.org/SaintPetersUH

Advance media contact – Amy Stern, astern@3epr.com, (973) 263-5192, office; cell (973) 202-8332

Onsite media contact – Edna Arguello -Hitchner, earguello@saintpetersuh.com; cell (732) 853-6878

 

 

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JOIN THE AMY FOUNDATION “RIDE & STRIDE” EVENT

RAISING FUNDS TO PROVIDE MAMMOGRAMS & CANCER GENETIC COUNSELING FOR THE UNDERINSURED and UNINSURED

SUNDAY, JUNE 23 AT SOUTH BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL

WHAT: The Amy Foundation Ride & Stride has as its main purpose, to raise funds to help uninsured and underinsured women in Central New Jersey receive potentially life-saving ...

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