by Hauwa Gambo
Each year the numbers go up – more and more women are affected by breast cancer, and it is clear that there cannot be too much awareness.
Stand Up To Cancer Naija is happy to announce its signature fundraising event for breast cancer awareness tagged “Bowling for Boobs”. The event involves a bowling competition with six teams, of eight players in each team, all competing against each other. It’s bound to be a lot of fun, while awareness and funds are raised for breast cancer project in the grassroot. Even of you’ve never held a bowling ball in your life, you’re bound to have fun!
“Like a Bra our event aims to uplift and support women battling breast cancer!” said Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director of Stand Up To Cancer Naija. On 29th January, 2011, the national tour event will kick off with the maiden edition holding at the dome entertainment centre central Area, Abuja. The event will also hold Lagos, Accra, Nairobi, Jo’burg, London and Calgary.
N1,000 admits gets you in, and to participate in the bowling event, you can register in either of the ‘celebrity’ or the ‘regular’ teams with a fee of N20,000 (twenty thousand naira) or N10,000 (ten thousand naira) respectively. The funds generated from this event will be used to support the ongoing grass root breast cancer projects under Stand Up To Cancer Naija.
Confirmed celebrities bowlers featuring in this event are; Uche Jumbo,UTI,Waje Goldie many more are to be confirmed soon. Also, during the event there will be free Breast Examinations going on in the venue, by our team of doctors and oncologist.
For more information on this event, please contact Caleb Egwuenu, Project Director, Stand Up To Cancer Naija on 08094410320 or Kairos Konsulting on 08077501247.