Your Count Down to APRIL ~ Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month:
#1 - Order Your Free Reach Out Kits!
Share a Life-Saving Message:
Heartburn can cause Cancer
These FREE kits feature posters, brochures
and periwinkle blue wristbands all bearing the
life-saving message: Heartburn can cause Cancer.
Reach Out at your work, school, church,
health care center - anywhere people can
get the message.
ORDER YOUR FREE KITS NOW!
#2 - Paint your State Periwinkle in April!
ECAN volunteers are blanketing the nation, requesting that their Governors proclaim
April Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month in their home states.
Check out the map above - Is your state covered? If not, sign up NOW to
Paint Your State Periwinkle this April!
#3 - Volunteer at Events in your area!
ECAN is hosting awareness raising
and fundraising events around the
nation in 2014 and WE NEED YOUR HELP
to make them successful!
ECAN events will take place in Arizona,
California (more than 2 events!),
Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland,
New York, Texas, Washington State -
and more are being added all the time!
#4 - Create Your Own Event!
Paint your Town Periwinkle!
In April of 2013, ECAN volunteers around the world -
from Tennessee to Thailand (pictured left) hosted
their own events called Paint the Town Periwinkle -
the brainchild of Tennessee EC Survivor Stacy Alexander
(click here to find out about last year's events!) Now,
you can Paint Your Town Periwinkle this year, too!
Go to our Life-Saver Challenge and create your own event!
If you have a team of five or more and raise more than $150, we will send every member
of your team a FREE ECAN T-Shirt.
Just drop us a note to let us know your plans!
#5 - Reach Out with materials from your Kits!
What it the most inventive way you have found to Reach OUT
Tell us the most effective way you have found to use the materials from your Reach Out Kits!
We'll share your ideas here and the person who has Reached Out to the most folks will win a free
ECAN Athletic shirt!
Post your ideas on the ECAN Facebook page!
#6 - See 1st EC Awareness day in Pro Sports!
ECAN kicks off EC Awareness Month with the First Esophageal Cancer Awareness Event ever held in American Professional Sports!
Thursday, April 3rd
Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
LA Clippers vs. Dallas Mavericks
ECAN fans get early admission to watch team warm-ups, a special gift and discounted $27 ticket price!
(use the code "Clippers" to get ECAN fan benefits)
#7 - Be a Cancer Dancer at ECAN's annual Gala!
Join us in Baltimore as we
with Bogie & Bacall's son
CANCER DANCER GALA
Saturday, April 5th
7 pm - 11 pm
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Buy Your TICKETS Now!
#8 - Cycle for EC Awareness in El Tour de Mesa!
Ride in the 24th El Tour for ECAN!
Saturday, April 5th
beginning at CycloMesa in downtown Mesa, AZ
at 6 am ~ 8 am ~ or 11 am
Cycle 70 or 28 miles
or take a Fun Ride (6 or 11 miles)
#8 - Take Steps to Save Lives in SF Bay Area!
An EC Awareness Weekend
Friday, April 11th
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Diablo Country Club
1700 Clubhouse Road
Diablo, CA 94528
Learn about the link between reflux disease & cancerat an informative discussion with physicians and former Congresswoman and former US Under Secretary of State
Ellen Tauscher, Esophageal Cancer survivor.
Then join Ellen Tauscher as she kicks off festivities the following morning at the
Taking Steps to Save Lives
Saturday, April 12th
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Chabot Regional Park
Sunday, April 27th
#10 - Keep Henry's Hope Alive in NYC Run or Walk the Verrazano Festival of Races!
Shore Road Park
Brooklyn, New York
|5K at 8:00 am
(ending at 8:55 am)
|10K at 9:00 am
(ending at 10:30 am)
|Half Marathon at 10:30 am
(ending at 1:30 pm)
|Bib pickup starts at 7:00 am