Cape Town - It’s
no secret that breast cancer is one of the most common
cancers among South African women; and creating awareness and education around
early detection is key when it comes to saving lives.
PinkDrive, a public-benefit organisation
that provides free breast cancer screening and education for women around the
country, is dedicated to doing exactly this.
too can do your bit this weekend, as a fundracer
in the Pick n Pay Marathon taking place in Johannesburg on Sunday, February 14.
As a runner this year, you’re able to personalise your profile, set a
fundraising target and tell the story behind your marathon or half-marathon
year, together with their supporters, runners were able to raise a whopping R35
000 for PinkDrive; just imagine what we can achieve this year with 6 000 registered
runners and the new fundracer
platform in place!
easy to create your fundracer profile:
simply visit www.pnpfundracers.co.za,
sign up, pledge to support someone or donate directly.
Although registration to
participate in the race is now closed, registered runners are encouraged to
create their profiles and motivate their supporters to donate.
If you’re not
running, you can still support PinkDrive by making a donation or supporting a
friend or family member who’s taking part on the day.
very own Proteas will also add their voice to this incredibly worthy cause on
They’ll be proud in pink at Wanderers when they face England in the
fourth Momentum ODI.
Fans will also be encouraged to wear pink instead of the
traditional green and gold to show their support for PinkDrive.