Telfair Pavilion at St. Joseph's/Candler Receives Grant From It's The Journey, Inc.
Mar 8, 2017
ATLANTA, March 7, 2017-- St. Joseph’s/Candler was awarded a grant in the amount of $35,000 by It’s The Journey, Inc., producer of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. The grant will fund the mammography fund at the St. Joseph’s/Candler Telfair Pavilion. This grant is one of 27 grants awarded by It’s The Journey this year to breast cancer programs across Georgia.
“We are privileged to facilitate the increased reach of these incredibly impactful breast health organizations,” said Kimberly Goff, Executive Director of It’s The Journey. “Their efforts extend across the entire state, reaching over 16,000 Georgians in need of breast health services in over 100 counties. We are proud that our grants remain focused on local needs and impact the lives of Georgians, providing crucial access to services ranging from clinical breast exams, screening mammograms, diagnostics, genetic counseling and testing, to direct financial assistance”
It’s The Journey, Inc. produces the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, an annual endurance walk that raises funds for breast health and breast cancer programs in Georgia. In 14 years, It’s The Journey has raised $13 million and funded 298 breast cancer and breast health programs in the state. For a complete listing of the 2017 grant recipients and descriptions of their programs, visit http://itsthejourney.org/2017-grantees. Additional grants for breast cancer research to be awarded at the 2017 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer.
The 2017 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer takes place November 11-12. All of the money raised here stays here in Georgia. To register for the 2-Day Walk, visit www.2daywalk.org.
About It’s The Journey, Inc. & the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer
The 2017 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, which will take place the weekend of November 11-12, enables It’s The Journey to support breast health programs across Georgia. Since 2003, It’s The Journey has raised $13 million and awarded 298 grants. To register for the 2-Day Walk, visit www.2daywalk.org.