Warriors In Pink Nominations Now Accepted

Susan G. Komen Florida has opened the call for nominations for Warriors in Pink, breast cancer survivors and metastatic thrivers who will serve as year-long ambassadors for the 30th Anniversary 2021 Komen South Florida Race for the Cure on January 30, 2021.  Nominations are due July 3, 2020.

Each year Susan G. Komen Florida names a group of local South Florida Warriors in Pink who are willing to share their brave stories as inspiration for others on their breast cancer journeys and take action by raising awareness about breast cancer, promoting Komen events and creating a personal team for the Race for the Cure, encouraging fundraising. Warriors in Pink is a program supported nationally by Ford Motor Company recognizing women who live by the credo of taking charge, living out loud, harnessing power, and standing together.

The 2021 Warriors in Pink will share their experiences with the community throughout the year and have a special role at the 30th Anniversary Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure on January 30, 2021 in Downtown West Palm Beach.  They will lead hundreds of survivors and thrivers to the Meyer Amphitheatre stage during the Survivor Recognition Ceremony where all will be recognized for their fight against breast cancer.  The will also lead the 5K Walk portion of the event.

Komen Florida encourages Warriors in Pink nominations from any of the organization’s South Florida service areas of Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, and Indian River Counties, and men and women of all races and ethnicities.  Stories may be provided in writing or via a one-minute video submission.

To nominate a breast cancer survivor or metastatic forever fighter to be a 2021 Warrior in Pink, please download the nomination form and submit by the July 3, 2020 deadline.  Please contact info@komenflorida.org for more information.

For more information on  the 2021 Race for the Cure, or to learn more about ways you can get involved with Susan G. Komen Florida, please visit www.komenflorida.org or call (561) 514-3020.