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Central Midwest

ZERO supports men and families in their own backyards by providing patient-centric programs in addition to our Run/Walk events. For more information on the current prostate cancer stats in your state, please click here.

MEET THE TEAM

Emily Sybrant | Regional Director, Central & Western Chapters

Emily Sybrant | Regional Director, Central & Western Chapters

The Central Midwest Chapter encompasess Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas. If you’re in the Central Midwest and want to get more involved in the fight to end prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in eight American men, please contact Emily for general chapter business or Kaitlin regarding our events.

Contact Info: emily@zerocancer.org | 612-219-6972

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Kaitlin Myers | Manager, Central Midwest Chapter

Kaitlin Myers | Manager, Central Midwest Chapter

The Central Midwest Chapter encompasess Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas. If you’re in the Central Midwest and want to get more involved in the fight to end prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in eight American men, please contact Emily for general chapter business or Kaitlin regarding our events.

Contact Info: kaitlin@zerocancer.org | 309-258-6100

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ZERO Central Midwest Chapter

CHAPTER SPONSORS

Our chapter sponsors play a critical role in making the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series a success in our communities. As champions to end prostate cancer, these passionate chapter sponsors are making a difference in the lives of patients and families in the Central Midwest. To become a chapter sponsor, contact Emily Sybrant or Kaitlin Myers.

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EVENTS

Run/Walk

Location
Date/Time
Address
Join the Event
Omaha, NE
Summer 2023
Lake Zorinsky Park 3808 S 154th St. Omaha, NE 68144
St. Louis, MO
Saturday, September 16, 2023 @ 7:30am Registration Opens
Tower Grove Park 4256 Magnolia Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110
Kansas City, KS
Fall 2023
Children’s Mercy Stadium 1 Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111

Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110. If you are interested in sponsoring one or more of the events above, please reach out to Kaitlin Myers.

Tee-Off Des Moines

Join the fight to drive away prostate cancer by being a sponsor or a player at the 2023 Annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Tee-Off Des Moines event hosted by Urology Center of Iowa, Broadlawns Medical Center and KIA Des Moines. If you have any questions, please contact Event Chair, Bill Miller (Bill.Miller@jedunn.com) or Kaitlin Myers.
Location
Date/Time
Address
Join the Event
Norwalk, IA
Monday, June 5, 2023 @ 6:30am Check-In Opens, Shot-Gun Start at 7:45am
The Legacy Golf Club, 400 Legacy Pkwy. Norwalk, IA 50211
Register (Link Coming)

Community Events

If you are an Iowa Wolves fan, then you’ll want to join us at the Hoops for Hope event where the IA Wolves take on the Wisconsin Herd on Saturday, November 19 at 7:00pm at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, IA. $5 of every $15 ticket will be donated to ZERO. We encourage everyone to wear Blue to promote prostate cancer awareness. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit https://fevo.me/hoopsforhopezerocancer.

PATIENT SUPPORT

US TOO

ZERO is thrilled to be merging with Us TOO International to better serve the prostate cancer community. A deep impact for the patient community is the fusion of the over 200 volunteer-led Us TOO support groups across the country into the ZERO menu of patient support programs. To find a support group near you, click HERE.

Des Moines UnityPoint Health Prostate Cancer Support Group

  • Date/Time: This group meets virtually the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. CT. For information, call 515-241-4231

Prostate Cancer Support Group (Breakfast Club)

  • Location: University of IA Hospitals and Clinics – 200 Hawkins Dr; 5970 John Pappajohn Pavilion (JPP), Elevator I to Level 5, Iowa city, IA 52242
  • Date/Time: Fourth Friday of each month at 9:30 a.m. CT; Occasional schedule changes may occur; call for details
  • Contact: Carralee Sueppel | carralee-sueppel@uiowa.edu | 319-683-2739

Omaha, NE Methodist Support Group

  • Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center lobby
  • Date/Time: The first Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. ET
  • For more information, call 402-354-5893 

PEER SUPPORT AND DIRECT ASSISTANCE

We also provide additional Peer Support and Direct Assistance to patients and families across the country. To learn more about Peer Support click here or Direct Assistance click here.

OUR PARTNERS

ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Medical Partners

Our medical partners play a critical role in making the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series a success in communities nationwide. As champions to end prostate cancer, these passionate medical professionals, dedicated doctors, and staff are making a difference in the lives of patients and families. Contact Kaitlin Myers for more information on how to become a medical partner with ZERO’s Prostate Cancer Run/Walk series.

Thank you to our medical partners in the Central Midwest Chapter.

Community Partners

Our chapter team are master relationship builders, connecting with other local or regional community and corporate entities who also have a vested interest in ending prostate cancer. With their help, we are able to increase awareness and grow education about prostate cancer within each chapter. Below is a list of partners in the Central Midwest Chapter.

  • Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation in Des Moines, IA.
  • Bill Miller & JE Dunn Construction
  • The Empowerment Network support group in St. Louis, MO.
  • SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO
  • BJC HealthCare in St. Louis, MO
  • Nebraska Cancer Specialists in Omaha, NE
  • Chicken N Pickle in Kansas City, MO
  • Pinstripes in Overland Park, MN

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

Volunteer within your chapter

Fundraise in your community

Request an educational toolkit for a tabling event

Sign up for advocacy action alerts

Pay it forward and share your story

MIDWEST CHAPTER GEAR

CENTRAL/WESTERN REGIONS NEWSLETTER

If you are interested in sponsoring the quarterly regional newsletter (reach of 40k+), please contact the Emily Sybrant, the Regional Director for the Central & Western Regions at emily@zerocancer,org or 612-219-6972

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