WALDORF, Md. (CBSDC) – A new charity charged with the mission to create a community for all people touched by all forms of cancer has its 1st Annual 5k charity walk/run in Waldorf next week.

“Stay Strong With Cancer” is a nonprofit founded in May whose purpose is to raise funds to provide education and support programs to individuals with cancer and their families.

The 1st Annual Stay Strong With Cancer 5K is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 at Regency Furniture Stadium located at 11765 St. Linus Drive in Waldorf. Registration for the 5K walk/run opens at 8 a.m. and participants step off at 9 a.m.

The walk/run begins in the parking lot of Regency Furniture Stadium, then moves down Piney Church Road to the intersection at Route 488 and returns back to the stadium. The event will carry on rain or shine.

Money generated from the event will help with daily expenses and emotional issues of Charles, St. Mary’s and Calvert County residents effected by all forms of cancer. Stay Strong With Cancer will provide support groups as well as financial aid to those cancer patients who need help paying for medicines and food, and will help patients get to and from doctor’s appointments.

For more information or to donate in your absence, like their Facebook page here.


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