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Center for Cancer Care 5K Walk/Run Sponsorship Opportunities Available

By Alex Stackpole on 6/17/2019

Area businesses and community groups are invited to support The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital 11th Annual 5K Walk/Run set for Sept. 28.

This community-based event has drawn thousands of participants and raised more than $490,000 in its 10-year history. The course winds through the streets of Derby and Ansonia near the Center for Cancer Care at 350 Seymour Ave. in Derby, appealing to runner and walkers from throughout the Lower Naugatuck Valley and surrounding towns.

Proceeds from the event support area cancer survivors during their treatment by providing financial assistance for a variety needs, including housing, clothing and grocery bills, transportation, wigs, and complementary medical services (massage, acupuncture, etc.).

Sponsorship opportunities include signage at the event, logos on the event promotional materials and T-shirts, recognition from the stage, and the opportunity to have a table to distribute products at the event.

For more information, contact Laura Murphy at lkmurphy@griffinhealth.org.

For more information about the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital 5K Walk/Run, visit griffinhealth.org/5k.

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