Kids for the Cure is an outreach program for Komen North Central Alabama that encourages healthy living and breast cancer awareness among our community’s students. The Kids for the Cure program is broken up into three components:

 

Awareness

Pink Out for the Cure is an outreach program for Komen North Central Alabama that encourages healthy living and breast cancer awareness among our community’s students and sports community. The Pink Out for the Cure Toolkit provides resources and ideas that your school can use to host successful events, such as Pink Out sporting events and fundraisers. 

 

Education

To educate students on breast cancer, age-appropriate resources are available for your use:

These resources include:

High School

Breast Cancer 101 PowerPoint Presentation

Short Breast Cancer 101 Video

Middle School

Breast Cancer 101 PowerPoint Presentation

Short Breast Cancer 101 Video

Elementary School

Breast Cancer Awareness Coloring Sheets

Find the Letter Worksheet

Breast Cancer Awareness Craft Activity

Support

To help fulfill our promise to save lives and end breast cancer your school can host events and help raise funds on an individual, classroom, or school level. By teaming up with Komen North Central Alabama, you’ll be provided with resources to assist you in planning.

These resources include:

Ideas for ‘Pinking Out’ your school – Download the Kids for the Cure Pink Out Toolkit
Recognition as an official Pink Out for the Cure event – Register Your Event Here
Educational materials and resources – Request Materials
Representation from Komen North Central Alabama at your event – Request a Representative

 

Volunteer

Your school or youth group can also support Komen North Central Alabama by volunteering with us!

Volunteer opportunities for youth under the age of 18 at the Komen North Central Alabama Race for the Cure:

Be a spirit team and cheer on participants along the Race route – Registration is now closed

Join the Pink Squad – Register for the 2018 Pink Squad and order your shirt!

 

Volunteer and unpaid internships opportunities are available year-round – Contact Deanna Fowler, Director of Outreach and Grants, at dfowler@komenncalabama.org or 205.263.1706 for more information.