LL Cares is especially excited to announce the May Project. Lung Force Walk in support of Lower Lab’s Bieber Family.
As some of you might know, Tammy Bieber, mom of Mira (4th Grade) is bravely fighting advanced lung cancer and is seeing some encouraging results due to immunotherapy treatments. Tammy and her family are walking to support LungForce’s efforts to raise funds for this research as well awareness that lung cancer is now the number one killer of women.
On May 20th, Lower Lab families will have the opportunity to join as a community to show support for one of our own by joining Tammy, Mira and Max (2016 Lab Graduate) for the Lung Force Walk in NYC!
Tammy’s story is posted at the link below.
Date: May 20th
Meeting time: 9:00 am LL group will gather with Tammy and her friends at the Keep on Shrinking—Team Tammy tent). Walk begins at 9:30 am
Information about the walk:
The third annual LUNG FORCE Walk – New York City begins at 9:30AMon Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Pier 16 of the South Street Seaport. The 5k Walk route starts at Pier 16 (South St Seaport), takes you through downtown Manhattan, halfway over the Brooklyn Bridge and back to Pier 16. There is also an abbreviated 1-mile route. Participants will enjoy a light breakfast, and snacks and beverages throughout the event. During the Opening Ceremony, you will hear stories from LUNG FORCE Heroes and learn how your involvement in LUNG FORCE is helping the American Lung Association to make lung cancer history. After crossing the finish line, there will be a Closing Ceremony to recognize our top fundraisers and teams.
You are welcome to walk and/or donate. There is no obligation to donate.
All information about Tammy’s Team “Keep on Shrinking” and the Lung Force Walk is at the following link.
Please make sure to register on this link
In order to facilitate communication leading up to the event with Lower Lab families who would like to walk as a group, please also sign up on the following link, indicating how many family members will be walking (i.e. McKiernan Family, 2 adults, 2 children)
as well as contact information.