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Komen Philadelphia More Than Pink Virtual Walk Happening Until 8 P.M. Sunday

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Komen Philadelphia More Than Pink Virtual Walk Happening Until 8 P.M. Sunday
Natasha Brown reports.
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TALK ABOUT WITH A COULD BE A HOTSTART TO THE MONTH OF JULY INSEVEN-DAY FORECAST COMING UP.ALL RIGHT MATT WE'LL GET BACKTO YOU THANK YOU SO MUCH.WELL THE CORONAVIRUS HASFORCED DRAMATIC CHANGES TO THESUSAN G.

KOMEN MORE THAN PINKWALK THIS YEAR.BUT YOU CAN STILL TAKE PART INTHE IMPORTANT FUNDRAISER WITHOUTGOING FAR FROM HOME.NATASHA BROWN LIVE AT THE ARTMUSEUM WHERE SHE IS EMCEEING THEEVENT.GOOD MORNING TO YOU.KICKED OFF VIRTUE PINK WALK AT 8O'CLOCK THIS MORNING.DONE WITH THE LIVE PART THISMORNING.WALK CONTINUING 12 HOURS SOCIALMEDIA AND VIA FACEBOOK WANT YOUTO WALK IN YOUR COMMUNITIES.JOINED HERE BY SOMEONE ALWAYS AVERY VERY IMPORTANT SPONSORWAWA.MORE THAN 20 YEARS SPONSOR OFKOMEN PHILADELPHIA AND WALK FORTHE CURE.TALK TO LYNN HAWK NOW ABOUTCOMMITMENT TO THIS MISSION.WELL, I HAVE BEEN COMMITTEDTO KOMEN PHILADELPHIA FOR OVER20 YEARS.IT'S LOOKED A LITTLE DIFFERENTIN YEARS PAST, WITH THEFUNDRAISING, WITH THE BIGVOLUNTEER TENTS.TODAY A LITTLE DIFFERENT WITHVIRTUAL CELEBRATION AND SUPPORTAND COMMITMENT RAISING MONEY TOSUPPORT THE KOMEN FOUNDATION.WHY HAS IT BEEN SO IMPORTANTTO WAWA JUST AS A COMPANY TO BEINVOLVED THIS.WAWA IS A BIG SUPPORTER OFTHE COMMUNITY.ALL THE COMMUNITIES THAT WESERVE.IT'S IMPORTANT TO A LOT OF USPERSONALLY.MYSELF INCLUDED.BREAST CANCER HAS TOUCHED SOMANY LIVES.WE HAVE OVER 35, 40,000 WAWAASSOCIATES ITS IMPACTED PROBABLYALL OF US.YEAH.WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS JUSTTODAY, JUST TO TELL PEOPLE WHYTHEY SHOULD GET INVOLVED?

LOOKSA LITTLE DIFFERENT AS YOU SAID.DON'T HAVE WAWA TENTS JAN YOUKNOW WE HAVE WAWA TENT WITH OURCOFFEE.DOING IT A LITTLE DIFFERENTLYTHIS YEAR.THE MISSION IS STILL THE SAME.TELL ME WHY PEOPLE SHOULD GETINVOLVE AND WHY THIS IS SUCH ANIMPORTANT DAY.IT WAS STILL SO MOVING TODAYTO SEE EVEN NOUS FOUR SURVIVORSWALK DOWN THOSE STEPS.IN OUR MINDS WE SEE ALL OF THESURVIVORS AND WE NEED TOSUPPORT, SUPPORT THE RESEARCH,SUPPORT THE CARE, THAT KOMENOFFERS IN OUR COMMUNITY.JUST BECAUSE IT WAS A LITTLEMORE SCALED BACK DOES NOT MEANTHE MISSION IS NOT AS BIG AS ITALWAYS HAS BEEN.IT'S OUT THERE.BUT WE NEED PEOPLE TO SHOW USBY TAKING PICTURES.SUPPORT THE VIRTUAL GOINGS ONTODAY THROUGH ALL THE SOCIALMEDIA, WAWA IN PARTICULAR ISALSO SUPPORTING WITH ANOTHER --DURING OUR FACEBOOK ONE HOURMATCHING ANY DONATIONS UP TO$10,000, WE CONTINUE TO JUSTSUPPORT BECAUSE WE NEED TO FINDA CURE.AND THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.THANK YOU SO MUCH LYNN.THANK YOU SO MUCH AND THANK YOUSO MUCH FOR WAWA'S COMMITMENT WEDO APPRECIATE THAT ALWAYS.AGAIN, IT'S ALL UNDERWAY NOW.YOU MAY NOT SEE PEOPLE WALKINGIN THIS VICINITY, BUT THIS ISVIRTUAL 15 COUNTIES THROUGHOUTTHE TRI-STATE AREA PARTICIPATINGTODAY.SHARE YOUR WALK, SHARE YOURMISSION WITH US ON YOURCOMMUNITY ON FACEBOOK AS WELL.LATEST FROM THE ART MUSEUM STEPSNATASHA BROWN CBS-3 "EYEWITNESSNEWS."NATASHA THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU




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