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* Interested in volunteering for Komen Maryland? Join us for a Saturday morning volunteer orientation. Several sessions are held each year. Email our Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for upcoming dates and details.
The "Buy a Bead" project was created to raise and awareness and funds for breast cancer. The creator strung 40,000 beads onto a single strand, by hand and by herself to represent the number of women and men who die from breast cancer every year. In November 2010 the project received a certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records as the holder for the "longest string of beads strung by a single person" category. The beads are now being sold for $1 to honor and memorialize those who have battled breast cancer. To purchase a bead to honor someone in your life or to read about the program, click here.
Paracord Bracelets from Pristine Ink - These unique bracelets are created from Parachute Survivor Cord and are functional as well as fashionable. Dyed pink, these bracelets can be unraveled in an emergency situation to be used for fishing line, to sew something together or to tie something to make it secure. For each bracelet sold, 30% will be donated to Komen Maryland. Different types of bracelets will be sold including one without a Running Ribbon charm,one with a Running Ribbon charm, a purple/pink option and an orange/pink option.
Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn is offering guests the opportunity to support Komen Maryland with every room booked through the hotel. For rooms booked under the "Susan G. Komen" donation package, Komen Maryland will receive $10. Guests can select the "Susan G. Komen" donation package under the "Room Packages" tab when determining the date, room type and rates. To take advantage of this opportunity, please visit the Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn Web site or by calling 1-888-236-2427.