10 Reasons Why Komen San Diego’s 25th Anniversary Virtual More Than Pink Annual Dinner is a Can’t-Miss Virtual Event

Susan G. Komen San Diego’s Virtual 25th Anniversary More Than Pink Dinner is on Friday, May 29 at 7:00pm! To get you as excited as we are for this memorable evening, we’re sharing the top ten reasons you won’t want to miss this virtual celebration benefiting breast cancer patients.

 

1. Attend from the comfort of your own home!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect the safety of the breast cancer community, this event is being held virtually. Grab a quarantini or quarantea and join us for a wonderful evening from the convenience of your couch!

 

2. 25th anniversary celebration.

From investing over $19 million in cutting-edge breast cancer research and local breast health services, to creating San Diego’s only Breast Health Collaborative, to helping pass critical laws in Sacramento like expanding eligibility for breast cancer screening and diagnostic services for low-income Californians, Susan G. Komen San Diego has made our 25 years count. Join us to celebrate our 25 years of making a difference in San Diego!

 

3. Dazzling online auction.

Raise your virtual paddle and bid on exclusive items to benefit breast cancer patients. RSVP to get a sneak peek at auction items here.

 

4. 25 Influencers in 25 Years.

Honor 25 incredible people who have made a difference in the fight against breast cancer in San Diego throughout the past 25 years. We would not be where we are today without them!

 

5. Inspiring stories.

Hear the powerful stories of breast cancer survivors and thrivers that have received Komen San Diego’s local services like Sandra Lopez. Sandra is an eleven year breast cancer fighter currently in treatment who received temporary financial assistance, patient navigation and access to support groups from Komen San Diego.

 

6. Free to attend!

Attending this virtual event is free of charge! RSVP at KomenSanDiego.org/Dinner to join us at 7:00pm on Friday, May 29th! Click here for the link to join the live stream on our YouTube channel, Susan G. Komen San Diego. Spread the word and share the link to your San Diego friends, hometown friends, family, coworkers, neighbors, and even your study-abroad host family. EVERYONE AROUND THE WORLD IS INVITED!

 

7. Awesome VIP packages.

Upgrade your experience by purchasing one of our special VIP packages. You’ll receive a certificate to dine at home and fuel our local restaurant community; you’ll have early access to our silent auction and be entered into our opportunity drawing to receive the prizes below valued up to $750. Also, you will get a limited edition 25th anniversary commemorative gift, plus more!

 

8. Hear from renowned Dr.

Hear from renowned physician, researcher, and scholar, Thomas Buchholz, MD, SVP & Medical Director at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center about the impact of COVID-19 and our breast cancer community. Join us for a special live Q&A and trivia where he’ll answer your most pressing questions and concerns.

 

9. Captivating entertainment.

Take a break from watching Tiger King on Netflix and making TikToks, and instead enjoy a live art performance and other show-stopping surprises. Bid on a one of a kind piece of art by local Clare Marie. Check her out on social media: @ClareMarie_Art

 

10. Six women today.

Here in San Diego, six women today and 150 more by May 29 will be told the words, “You have breast cancer.” One woman today and 25 more by May 29 will pass away from this disease. Help ensure breast cancer patients and their families have a fighting chance by tuning-in on Friday.