A group of women and men, most wearing pink shirts, raise their arms in triumph

Join Walking Warriors for the 3rd Annual Walk on
Saturday, May 2, 2020

Walking Warriors logo in pink and purple incorporates the pink ribbon symbol of breast cancer research

 

ABOUT US

Walking Warriors are a dedicated group of former Avon39 Walkers who banned together in 2018 to continue the fight against breast cancer. The event, Walk to Battle Breast Cancer, brings participants together to complete either a 10 mile or 20 mile walk in and around Washington, DC. As a 100% volunteer organization, Walking Warriors team members plan and lead their traing routes all to support reserach and community programs at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Read More About Us on our Event Website

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WALKING WARRIORS IMPACT

In 2019, Walking Warriors had 75 dedicated walkers who raised over $110,000. Together with a match from Lombardi Women, the total raised from last year's walk was more than $135,000. Help us raise the bar even higher in 2020!

A large group of men and women, some of whom have arms raised in triumph, gather around a large mock check made out to Georgetown Lombardi

Walking Warriors Funds Are Used To:
Support a junior research faculty grant to investigate metastatic breast cancer prevention and treatment, and
Provide funds for Georgetown Lombardi's Capital Breast Care Center for patient navigation to education, screening and treatment services

 

 

 


GET INVOLVED WITH WALKING WARRIORS

BECOME A WALKER
Join Walking Warriors for the 3rd Annual Walk on May 2, to benefit Georgetown Lombardi’s breast cancer research and community service and education programs. 

 

KNIT ONE, CURE ONE

Knit One Cure One: curing cancer one stitch at a time

Knit One, Cure One brings together fiber artists to create wearable art. All sales proceeds are donated to support breast cancer reserach and access to care. In 2018, Knit One, Cure One donated to Walking Warriors to support their efforts to prevent or treat metatstatic breast cancer. Knit One, Cure One welcomes volunteers to knit, sew, and help with marketing and photography.

More information about how to become a Knit One, Cure One volunteer will be available soon!

See our event website for more information and to register to be a 2020 Walker!