Climbing Mountains for Breast Cancer Awareness
After battling breast cancer and finishing her third round of chemotherapy a mere 6 months ago, breast cancer survivor Sherry Miller felt like she could do almost anything – even climb a mountain! July 23, 2003 marked the end of a 3-day trek up Washington State's Mount Rainier, for breast cancer survivors like Miller, their loved ones and those that have lost someone special to breast cancer. Many didn't make the entire 14,411-foot arduous climb, but Miller raised $13,510 for her own climb of 12,600-feet. The Mount Rainier climb was organized by the Breast Cancer Fund. The non-profit organization has undertaken 6 mountain treks up Washington states peaks - including Mount Adams and Mount Baker - to raise awareness and money for breast cancer.
Read the full article here: http://www.breastcancerfund.org/site/apps/nl/content.asp?c=kwKXLdPaE&b=86071&ct=1218101
Posted on July 23, 2005