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Money raised during the Komen Race for the Cure stays here

11:15 AM, May 11, 2012   |    comments
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KSDK - The Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure is June 23.  NewsChannel 5 is calling on you to get us one step closer to the cure.

The 2012 Komen Race for the Cure marks the 14th annual running in St. Louis.

Since 1999, more than $23 million has been raised in our community through the annual race and other events.

Dr. Amy Cry was on Today in St. Louis at 10am to talk about the race's impact on the St. Louis area.

She says 75% of the money raised locally stays in the 17 Missouri and Illinois counties. funds life-saving breast health and breast cancer screening, treatment, education and support programs. In 2011-2012, the Komen St. Louis Affiliate has funded 28 programs in our community.


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