Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog (Cranfill Sumner) recently came together as a team to run/walk in the 2012 Komen Race for the Cure Charlotte. The race took place on Saturday Oct. 6 in Uptown Charlotte. Over 18,000 people were in attendance.
CSH joined as a team of 25 attorneys, staff, and family members. Prior to the race, the CSH team raised funds to support breast cancer research, reaching a final team donation of $970. In other efforts to raise awareness in the community, the team designed CSH Race for the Cure t-shirts and participated in “Team t-shirt day” by wearing them to the office on Friday.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure was founded in 1982 by Nancy G. Brinker in honor of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who passed away from breast cancer. The foundation’s purpose is to find a cure for breast cancer through raising awareness, and funding breast cancer research. Susan G. Komen for the Cure has 122 Affiliates in the United States, and three international Affiliates. It has collectively funded $1.9 billion in community health and breast cancer research grants.
To find out more about the Susan G. Komen Charlotte Affiliate and what they are doing to raise breast cancer awareness visit komencharlotte.org.