Local Moms Run in 5K for Cancer Research

First published in the Nov. 6 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

Photo courtesy Moms of Burbank
Moms of Burbank board members Theresa Cerna, vice president of membership; Ashley Mejia, vice president of communications; Kathryn Kennedy, president; Janice Paik, treasurer; and Sami Goldberg, secretary, are pictured at MOB’s 5K Fun Run for breast cancer research last Saturday. The Chandler Bikeway event raised $1,588 — exceeding its $500 goal — with all proceeds going to national nonprofit METAvivor.

Local Moms Run for Breast Cancer Research

First published in the Oct. 30 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

Local organization Moms of Burbank hosted a 5K run on the Chandler Bikeway on Oct. 30 to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Participants in the run paid a donation to enter with all of the proceeds going to METAvivor, a national nonprofit that helps fund stage 4 metastatic breast cancer research. The diagnosis is usually considered terminal, according to METAvivor, but the organization estimates that only about 2%-5% of the funds raised for breast cancer research is invested in studying the condition.
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