This year more than 25,790 men in the Mid-Atlantic region will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and an estimated 3,260 men are expected to die from the disease. 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 the Mid-Atlantic Chapter, please click here.
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. To become a chapter sponsor in the Mid-Atlantic, contact Renee Haney.
Date/Time: June 18 @ 8 a.m. ET
Location: Pentagon Row Courtyard – 1101 S. Joyce Street, Arlington, VA 22202
Interested in volunteering for the 2022 Capital Area Run/Walk? Click HERE.
Date/Time: November 20 @ 7 a.m. ET
Location: 24th Street Park Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Interested in volunteering for the 2022 Hampton Roads Run/Walk? Click HERE.
Date/Time: September 23 @ 5 p.m. ET
Location: City Island – Carousel Pavilion (off Market St. Bridge), Harrisburg, PA 17101
Interested in volunteering at the 2022 Harrisburg Run/Walk? Click HERE.
Details Coming Soon!
US TOO SUPPORT GROUPS
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.
ZERO DRIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
If you live in Pennsylvania and have a diagnosis of prostate cancer you are eligible to apply for a $300 debit card that can be used for transportation-related expenses. To learn more or apply, click HERE.
MID-ATLANTIC CHAPTER GEAR
MID-ATLANTIC CHAPTER CHATTER
To stay in the loop with what is happening in the Mid-Atlantic Chapter, check out this month’s chapter chatter below!
ZERO PROSTATE CANCER RUN/WALK PRESENTING SPONSORS
Thank you to our 2021 Mid-Atlantic Run/Walk Presenting Sponsors! Contact Renee Haney for information on how to become a presenting sponsor for one of the Mid-Atlantic Run/Walks.
- UPMC – Harrisburg Run/Walk
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 your local chapter director 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 Mid-Atlantic Chapter.
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 Mid-Atlantic area.
- Life with Cancer
- DE PCa Coalition
- PA PCa Coalition
- DMV Prostate Cancer Coalition
- Hope Connections
- Health Wagon
- Center for Urologic Care, Berks County
- GW Katzen Center for Cancer Research support group
- Strengthening Men’s Health Corporation
- Virginia Black History Month Association
- Hampton Roads Prostate Cancer Health Forum
- Wake Forest School of Medicine
- Team Prostate