Susie's Cause: Susan Cohan Cancer Foundation
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Susie's Story
The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation was formed in Susie's honor. Her vision was that no other family would experience the pain that her family endured.
 
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Pembroke Pines Outreach Health Festival
For our 10th and final Susie's Cause Free Outreach Health Festival of our 2016 10-city outreach health festival tour, we'll be teaming up with Cleveland Clinic Florida at Pembroke Lakes Mall in Pembroke Pines, Florida, on Saturday, December 3, from 1 to 5 p.m. See our festival flier for more details.
If you had an extra $57 in your pocket, what would you do with it? For Jack Bohn, a second-grader in Baltimore, the answer was easy.
Susie’s Cause set out in 2016 with a far-sweeping, ambitious goal: to provide colon cancer education across the country in the underserved communities—in which colon cancer diagnoses and deaths occur at an alarmingly high rate—of 10 major cities. We wanted our visits to these communities to follow the model of our annual Baltimore Health Festival, which we put on for the first time in 2014: a free day of overall health education, with a particular focus on colon cancer screening and prevention, along with entertainment, fun, and food for the entire family.
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Hayward Outreach Health Festival:
Kaiser Permanente Puts a Permanent Smile on Our Faces!
Held at Southland Mall in Hayward, California, our Susie's Cause Free Hayward Outreach Health Festival engaged an estimated 1,751 members of the local community on Saturday, November 5. Our invaluable medical partner in this venture, Kaiser Permanente, organized a comprehensive lineup of resources and activities and deployed a large, enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers. We were honored to have Dr. Akhil Wadhera, chair of Kaiser Permanente’s Commission on Cancer Committee for the Southern Alameda County area, warmly welcome the crowd, stressing the importance of colorectal cancer screening and an overall healthy lifestyle.
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12th Annual 5K and Family Walk
Held on Sunday, October 30, on a warm morning under beautiful blue skies in Towson, Maryland, our 12th Annual Susie's Cause 5K Run and Family Walk brought hundreds of our supporters together in a show of unity behind our foundation's mission to bring critical colorectal cancer screening information to the public. Congratulations to our top individual fundraiser, Gregory Ackerman, our largest-team winner, Barney's Defense, and all of our top race finishers! Thanks to all of our generous sponsors, volunteers, and participants for your ongoing friendship, love, and encouragement. We raised nearly $19,000 with this year's event and are still taking donations on our FirstGiving page if anyone would still like to contribute. Thank you to all who donated! Your kind assistance is what keeps our mission going!
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“DMV” Outreach Health Festival:
A Delightful Day in the D.C. Area!
Susie's Cause was thrilled to host nearly 1,600 members of the local community on Saturday afternoon, October 15, at our Free “DMV” Outreach Health Festival at Beltway Plaza Mall in Greenbelt, Maryland! Our foundation board member Dr. Mary Garza, assistant professor of behavioral and community health at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, provided indispensable support for the festival; we couldn't have done it without her! Associate director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity, Dr. Garza made educational colorectal cancer announcements throughout the day in both English and Spanish.
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See our expanded Shop for the sale of photographs, health products, CD's and gifts - all of which benefit the Foundation. Check out the galleries of beautiful pictures, the excellent Nutramax health supplements and the exciting new album "Where The Light Comes In".

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