Your Count Down to APRIL ~ Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month:
#1 - Order Your Free Reach Out Kits!
>>> NOW available in SPANISH! <<<
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 English Language KITS NOW!
ORDER YOUR FREE SPANISH LANGUAGE KITS NOW!
Check out who is spreading the word across the nation!
Click here to see ECAN's REACH OUT HONOR ROLL
#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 (2 events!),
Colorado (2 events), Connecticut (2 events), 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.
#5 - 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)
#6 - Be a Cancer Dancer at ECAN's Gala!
Join us in Baltimore as we
son of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall
CANCER DANCER GALA
Saturday, April 5th
7 pm - 11 pm
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Buy Your TICKETS Now!
#7 - 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
Reception at 6:30 pm
Program at 7:00 pm
Diablo Country Club
1700 Clubhouse Road
Diablo, CA 94528
Learn about the link between reflux disease & cancerat an informative discussion with a distinguished panel of physicians
This event is free and open to the public
but reservations are required
Click here to reserve your spot now!
The next day join all the folks who are
Taking Steps to Save Lives
Saturday, April 12th
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Chabot Regional Park
#10 - Rock and Ride to Fight EC
Antique Car Show
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
50's & 60's Dance
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Near Norwich, Connecticut
Moose Lodge No. 950
115 Fitchville Rd
Bozrah, CT 06334
Join esophageal cancer survivor Bill Riley and his wife Marie, family and friends as they host an entertaining evening to highlight the
importance of raising awareness of esophageal cancer. Tickets $20 per person.
Enjoy an antique car
show, dinner, speaker, raffles and dancing to the tunes of DJ Jimmy Izzarelli.
For more information please email Marie Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Ververis email@example.com.
Saturday, April 26th &
Keep Henry's Hope Alive in NYC Run or Walk the Verrazano Festival of Races!
Sunday, April 27th
Shore Road Park
Brooklyn, New York
|Saturday, April 26th
|Half Marathon at 8:00 am
|Sunday, April 27th
|5K at 8:00 am
|10K at 9:00 am
|Saturday and Sunday
|Bib pickup at 6:30 am