MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Susan G. Komen Twin Cities 3-Day has raised $2 million for breast cancer research and community outreach programs, the organization announced Monday.
Nearly 1,000 people took part in the 60-mile walk, which ended Sunday at the Minnesota State Capitol.READ MORE: With Derek Chauvin's Trial Approaching, Protesters March Through Downtown Minneapolis
Walking 60 miles is no easy feat, but we walk because we can and because it matters,” said Sheri Prentiss, national spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day®. “We are humbled by the strength of these Susan G. Komen Twin Cities 3-Day participants and so thankful for their continued support as we fight to end this disease.”READ MORE: No Injuries After Train Derailment In Plymouth
Seventy-five percent of the proceeds from the walk will go toward Komen’s research and training grant program. The other 25 percent goes toward local outreach programs.MORE NEWS: George Floyd's Cause Of Death, Derek Chauvin's Force Will Be Keys At Trial
More information on the walk can be found here.