Here’s some of the communities celebrating cancer survivors on NCSD

National Cancer Survivors Day® is Sunday, June 2!

On National Cancer Survivors Day® – Sunday, June 2, 2024 – people around the world will unite to recognize cancer survivors, raise awareness of the ongoing challenges cancer survivors face, and – most importantly – celebrate life.

It’s Time to Celebrate Life!

Here’s a look at how these organizations hosting registered NCSD events are celebrating cancer survivors for National Cancer Survivors Day® 2024:

Celebration Walk & 5k – Chicago, IL
Join Northwestern Medicine and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chicago, IL for their 31st Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K. Highlights include a walk or 5K, commemorative T-shirts, a picnic, music and entertainment, inspiring speakers, and more. Register to attend here.

Eat Dessert First – Plattsburgh, NY
In Plattsburgh, NY, FitzPatrick Cancer Center invites you for a great afternoon of desserts, music, a presentation, and caricatures. For more details, see their Facebook page.

Hope Grows Here – Jonesboro, AR
In Jonesboro, AR, join NEA Baptist as they celebrate Cancer Survivors Day. Enjoy lunch, fellowship, door prizes, and more. See more details here.

Celebration of Life Luau – Torrance, CA
Join Cancer Support Community South Bay at their Celebration of Life Luau. The event includes hula dancers, refreshments, wellness resources, crafts, raffle prizes, and more. Luau attire encouraged! Learn more here.

Race for the Place – Beachwood, OH
Join The Gathering Place for a 5K and 1-mile walk at this wonderful celebration of cancer survivors. See more details here.

Cancer Survivors Celebration – Decatur, IL
In Decatur, IL, cancer survivors and a guest are invited to join Cancer Care Specialists of IL to enjoy music and a delicious BBQ meal. Check out the details for this June 1st event here.

Thrive On – Stuart, Weston, & Vero Beach, FL
In Stuart, Weston, and Vero Beach FL, join Cleveland Clinic for an event to honor cancer survivors and celebrate their journey. The event will include inspirational stories, food, music, and more. Register for this June 7th event here.

Seeds of Hope – Santa Clara, CA
In Santa Clara, CA, Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center is hosting an event, including seminars, educational booths, yoga, massage, and even a Fun Zone for the kids! For more details about their June 9th event, click here. Registration is required.

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