Events

Race for Hope 5k

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We welcome your support in the fight against colorectal cancer. CRC is hitting people younger and younger. September 2016 we lost our 23 year old son after he battled the disease for 7 months. We need to continue to raise awareness in the under 50 population. Race For Hope is a 5k run/walk and 1 mile walk. There will be a silent auction, raffle, info tables for colorectal cancer education.

Cancer Care Run

All money raised by this event will benefit local patients battling cancer at Fairfield Medical Center through the Cancer Care Fund. This Fund was started by TWIG One in September of 2007 and over the past four years has grown to raise more than $140,000 for our cause. Nutritional supplements, wigs and diagnostic testing and surgeries for patients who could not afford them are just a few of the many things this fund helps to provide. Being able to receive treatment and support close to home is important to members of our community, and the TWIG One Cancer Care Fund is one way to make this possible.

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Strides For Hope

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Join us at COSI for the annual Strides for Hope 5K. This race is set in place to bring awareness, and education to ovarian cancer. Enjoy the scenic views of downtown Columbus as you wind your way through Genoa Park back to COSI, where we will have scheduled events all morning.

About The Charity

The Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Ohio (OCAO) is an advocate for those affected by ovarian cancer
Our mission is to promote early detection of ovarian cancer with advocacy, education, awareness, and public outreach to improve outcomes and help save lives. We also work to support women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer as well as their family members.

Our vision is to have the best volunteer workforce that embraces our core values and mission. We work with people touched by ovarian cancer to help communicate our mission. Our brand is based on integrity and credibility. Our plan is to grow by welcoming more volunteers for committee positions and organization events. Our fundraising success allows us to meet our strategic plan, vision and mission.

Advocacy, Education, Awareness and Public Outreach

OCAO strives to improve outcomes for the ovarian cancer community by working with policy makers and other ovarian cancer advocates. By building these relationships, we hope to improve the lives of those affected by ovarian cancer.

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