CANSA a Beneficiary of World Cancer Walk – 9 January 2022
CANSA is honoured to be part of the World Cancer Walk 2022.
Please join us by walking with us on the 9 January 2022 or making an online donation.
Date: Sunday, 9 January 2022
Registration (free): https://www.worldcancerwalk.com/
- The event is a world 24 hour walk with participants from over 250 cities.
- Each city will be given a one hour time slot to go on a walk, and the combination of these hours around the world will equal one full 24 hour day.
- It will be a 24 hour ‘relay’ spanning almost all times zones across the world.
- South Africa: walk takes place from 10:00 to 11:00
All proceeds will go towards seven different cancer charities, of which the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) is one, who are based in different cities around the world.
About the World Cancer Walk
For the second year, cancer communities will come together as one for a unique event in support and solidarity for each other.
The World Cancer Walk is a global effort to support cancer patients, survivors, and their families as well as raise money towards cancer research. It is a not for profit platform, with all proceeds going directly to the various partnered cancer charities.
No administration fee is taken for the facilitation of this platform.
The World Cancer Walk is a grassroots project that was started by one person who was inspired by a friend who was fighting for her life. It started as a small personal project and grew to an global event with over 1,100 participants walking in more than 250 different cities. Our goal over the next few years is to have a more powerful and meaningful impact by strengthening our World Cancer Walk community and growing it by reaching out to new people who are affected by cancer as well as provide a platform for cancer charities around the world to connect and support each other.
Social Media Platforms
Post your photos on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtags #worldcancerwalk #walkwithus #CANSA
Queries may be directed to Leillani Geduld at firstname.lastname@example.org or cell: 082 304 1272.
CANSA offers a unique integrated service to the public and to all people affected by cancer. CANSA is a leading role-player in cancer research and the scientific findings and knowledge gained from our research are used to realign our health programmes, as well as strengthen our watchdog role to the greater benefit of the public. Our health programmes comprise health and education campaigns; CANSA Care Centres that offer a wide range of care and support services to those affected by cancer; stoma and other clinical support; medical equipment hire, as well as a toll-free line to offer information and support. We offer a Tele Counselling service in seven languages free of charge. We also supply patient care and support in the form of 8 CANSA Care Homes in the main metropolitan areas for out-of-town cancer patients and CANSA-TLC lodging for parents and guardians of children undergoing cancer treatment.
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