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Cruise For Cancer Presents Checks To Six Local Groups

Discussion in 'Official Packers.com News' started by News Bot, Jun 2, 2009.

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    Apr 18, 2009
    Sixth Annual Ride Set For Saturday, June 13: One-Way Ride from Peshtigo To Green Bay

    The Jerry Parins Cruise for Cancer, a motorcycle ride to benefit cancer patients and families throughout Northeastern Wisconsin, presented checks totaling $86,000 to six local cancer support organizations Tuesday at Lambeau Field.

    The funds distributed were raised in last year's Cruise for Cancer, an event that drew nearly 800 participants. Since its inception, the ride has raised approximately $250,000 for the cause.

    Jerry Parins, the Packers' senior security advisor and organizer of the event, distributed money to the following organizations: The Bellin Foundation, Families of Children with Cancer Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Ribbon of Hope Foundation, St. Vincent Hospital Regional Cancer Center (Compassionate Care Fund) and Unity Hospice.

    Diagnosed with cancer in 2003, Parins was strengthened during his journey by the support he received ..


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