2020 Long Beach Real Men Wear Pink

Real Men Wear Pink Flyer

Watch event: https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=241973947162862&ref=watch_permalink

Long Beach Branch NAACP & American Cancer Society-LA Central Coast Board 2020 Real Men Wear Pink Event Actress Wendy Raquel is the Celebrity Chair of the Long Beach Branch NAACP & American Cancer Society-LA Central Coast Board 2020 Real Men Wear Pink Event.

The virtual event will be held on September 12, 2020. To make a donation, you may make checks payable to the American Cancer Society and mail to 2020 RWMP/LB NAACP & ACS Event, 5318 E 2nd St Suite #409 Long Beach, CA 90803 by October 10, 2020.

The Real Men Wear Pink program gives men a leadership role in the fight against breast cancer. Working alongside our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events, Real Men Wear Pink gives communities the opportunity to nominate local male leaders to spearhead fundraising for the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer initiatives. Every dollar raised helps save lives from breast cancer through early detection and prevention, innovative breast cancer research, and patient support.

Long Beach Branch NAACP President Naomi Rainey is a co-chair of this event, and Sheba Gillis, daughter of Sharon McLucas, will be the keynote speaker. They are both urging support for this event because African American women have the highest mortality rate from breast cancer.

Why Participate and Support?….. Breast Cancer doesn’t just affect women. Thousands of men are diagnosed with the disease in the US every year. And so are more than 266,100 of their daughters, wives, mothers, sisters, and friends. That’s why we’re recruiting men to fight breast cancer through Real Men Wear Pink. The Long Beach NAACP and LA Central Coast Board distinguished men are proud to raise awareness and money to support the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer initiatives and to save more lives.

2020 Breast Cancer Survivor Honorees:

  • Dr. Jill Baker
  • Dr. Pat Toliver
  • Yvone Beard
  • Renee Henderson
  • Doris T. Elvord

Donate to honor a 2020 LB Real Men Wear Pink Ambassador, Breast Cancer Survivor Honoree, lost loved one, survivor, research, ACS services, or the cause. Please visit: the American Cancer Society website

Info: Naomi Rainey-Pierson- E: mnaacp@gmail.com

Dan Witzling -ACS T: (310) 625-1830