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  • 12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk - “Bras for the Cause”

  • Date:April 29, 2017
  • Time:07:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  •  “Bras for the Cause” takes place at on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 7PM, begining in downtown Pleasanton. This unique, fun, high-spirited, 8K evening stroll is hosted by Tri-Valley SOCKs (Stepping Out for Cancer Kures).
                               
    100% of all money raised goes to local breast cancer beneficiaries. Each registered walker is asked to raise a minimum of $200 in tax-deductible donations.  While wearing decorated bras and costumes, walkers travel on the sidewalks of downtown Pleasanton and surrounding neighborhoods to raise money and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.
     
    Pre-walk festivities include fabulous raffle baskets and a bra judging contest. Numerous decorated bra categories are judged for individual and team awards. During the walk, a sweep limo is provided for participants who may need additional assistance to reach the finish.
     
    The Finisher’s Party completes the event with entertainment and an awards ceremony. Walkers receive a generous goodie bag containing event sponsors products and also a 2017 Tri-Valley SOCKs “Bras for the Cause” commemorative t-shirt.
     
    As of 2016, Tri-Valley SOCKs has raised and given over $1.4 million to local breast cancer beneficiaries. In 12 years of organizing and hosting this event, the annual fund-raising goal of $150,000 has been met or exceeded and walker participation continues to increase. Raising these much needed funds is why we keep on walking!
     
    To register for the walk or to donate online, please visit www.trivalleysocks.org.
    For further questions, send email to info@trivalleysocks.org.
     
     
    About Tri-Valley SOCKs: Organized in 2004, Tri-Valley SOCKs is a 501 (c)(3) Not-for-Profit corporation, dedicated to raising money for local breast cancer research, treatment and educational programs. Tri-Valley SOCKs has no paid staff and is run solely by hardworking, dedicated, and fun-loving volunteers. Our goal is to prove we can change our world for the better and have fun at the same time.
                   
     
    Media Contact:
    Cris Mazzei
    650-SOCKS22 (or) info@trivalleysocks,org
    SLATS2148@gmail.com    (cris’s email)
     

    Mission Statement & TVS Info 2017

    Who is Tri-Valley SOCKS?  Tri-Valley SOCKs is a 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit corporation.  Organized in 2004, we are dedicated to raising money for local breast cancer charities in support of breast cancer research, treatment, and educational programs.  Tri-Valley SOCKs operates with no paid staff and is run completely by hardworking, dedicated, and fun-loving volunteers.  Our goal is to prove we can change our world and have fun at the same time.  Visit our site at www.trivalleysocks.org.  Our main fund raising event is the annual “Bras for the Cause” breast cancer walk.  We also proudly partner with local businesses during October, Breast Cancer Awareness month.

    What is Bras for the Cause?  “Bras for the Cause” is a very popular, unique, and high-energy evening event where walkers travel down the sidewalks of Pleasanton in decorated bras raising money and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.  Each walker raises a minimum of $200 in tax deductible donations.  The post-event celebration includes entertainment and an awards ceremony for such prizes as Most Creative, Best Electrical Light Show….The Bling Award, Best Bro-zier (Best Guy In A Bra) and more.  The 11th annual “Bras for the Cause” breast cancer walk is scheduled for the evening of May 7, 2016.  The start and finish is Amador High School with the first mile walking Main Street through lovely Downtown Pleasanton.

    What is our track record?  In 2016, $150,000 was granted to our beneficiaries. 
    This brings the cumulative total funds donated through Tri-Valley SOCKs to $1. 4 million since our inception. 

    100% of the “Bras for the Cause” breast cancer walker donations raised goes to our beneficiaries.

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