Join this year’s Desert Cancer Foundation Paint El Paseo Pink Honorary Chair- Television Personality Pattie Daly Caruso on October 11, 2014 at the Gardens on El Paseo. The annual walk is scheduled at The Gardens on El Paseo, between San Pablo Avenue and Larkspur Lane. People can sign up at www.desertcancerfoundation.org.
The event encourages individuals and teams to sign up and wear pink for a leisurely stroll that will raise money for breast cancer screenings and diagnostics. All proceeds from Paint El Paseo Pink will benefit Desert Cancer Foundation’s Suzanne Jackson Breast Cancer Fund assisting uninsured or underinsured Coachella Valley residents in need of cancer treatment.
Desert Cancer Foundation has become an important partner in our local health care system as service providers refer patients in need of financial assistance.
A model program in cancer care, DCF is one of only a few organizations in the nation which pay for an individual’s cancer treatment including biopsies, surgeries, chemotherapy, radiation and prescriptions through their Patient Assistance program.
Desert Cancer Foundation is looking for 50 volunteers for its 8th annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk and fundraiser Oct. 11.
Volunteers will be asked to assist from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event. Volunteer duties include welcoming participants and onlookers to the event, expediting registration and check-in, handling raffle ticket sales and assisting as crossing guards, as well as other various responsibilities