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An overview of the goals and methods of the annual Father's Day event designed to raise awareness about prostate cancer in men and funds to support cancer research. I was co-founder of the event and ...

An overview of the goals and methods of the annual Father's Day event designed to raise awareness about prostate cancer in men and funds to support cancer research. I was co-founder of the event and now serve a co-leader of the team.

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    • AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
    • WHAT IS RUN FOR DAD ?
      • Goal : A family event to raise awareness about prostate cancer, educate men about the importance of regular screening and raise funds for cancer research
      • When : Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20, 2010
      • Where : Mercer County Park, , West Windsor, NJ
      • What : A 5 K Race, a 2 mile walk and kids races
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    • WHY RUN FOR DAD ?
      • Awareness : Increase the degree and amount of attention on prostate cancer
      • Action : Encourage men, especially African American men to talk to the doctor about prostate cancer screening
      • Research : Raise funds to support prostate cancer research projects
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    • RUN FOR DAD 2009
      • More than 1,000 Runners, Walkers and Kids
      • Some 25 Survivors with Special Blue Numbers
      • Many Children in Special Kids Races
      • Corporate and Community Sponsors
      • More Than 50 Volunteers
      • $25,000 Net for Prostate Cancer Research
      • Major Stories in Key Media Outlets in NJ
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    • HOW WE WORK
      • CORE TEAM : Small Group Meets Monthly to Set Direction and Make Key Decisions.
      • PROJECT TEAM : Large Group Meets Bi-Monthly to Provide Advice and Feedback.
      • SUB - TEAMS : Small Groups That Focus on a Specific RFD Task.
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    • GOALS FOR 2010
      • 1,300 Participants (650 Online registrations )
      • Increase African American Participants
      • 100 Prostate Cancer Survivor Participants
      • $45,000 Net for Prostate Cancer Research
      • 65 Volunteers
      • 100 Survivors
      • 125 Kids
      • 75 Teams
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    • SUB TEAMS
      • Community Outreach
      • Runner/Walker Recruitment
      • African American Recruitment
      • Team Recruitment
      • Cost Containment
      • Sponsor Recruitment
      • Survivor Recruitment
      • Social Networking Marketing
      • Physician Recruitment
      • Food and Beverage
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    • HOW YOU CAN HELP
      • 1. Organize Teams of Employees
      • 2. Be a Sponsor – Provide Financial Support
      • 3. Be a Supporter- Provide a Drawing Prize
      • 4. Join an RFD Sub - Team
      • 5. Be a Volunteer
      • 6. Publicize and Market RFD in your workplace and your community
    • NEXT STEPS