More than 29,850 men in the Midwest will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2021, with more than 4,110 local men expected to die this year alone. 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 Midwest chapter, please click here. To see information on the entire nation, please click here.
Our Midwest Chapter encompasses Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. If you’re in the 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.
To see what Emily is doing online in the Midwest, check out her social media linked below.
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 Midwest, contact Emily Sybrant.
Date/Time: Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 8:25 a.m.
Location: Zorinsky Lake Park, 156th and F Street, Omaha, NE 68135 View on Google Maps
All Virtual Dates:
September 18 at 11:30 a.m. ET
September 19 at 9:00 a.m. ET
September 25 at 8:30 a.m. ET
September 26 at 9:00 a.m. ET
October 17 at 10:30 a.m. ET
November 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET
The Virtual National Run/Walk will be held through the Charge Running App, where you’ll be able to run/walk together at the same time on whatever course you choose. You’ll hear live coaching and music along the way, be able to use the app chat feature to connect with other participants, and see a live leaderboard of results. You can learn more or register HERE.
TEE-OFF DES MOINES
Join the fight to drive away prostate cancer by being a sponsor or a player for the 2021 Annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Tee-Off Des Moines hosted by Urology Center of Iowa and Broadlawns Medical Center. You can register for the Tee-Off here.
Date/Time: Monday, August 23, 2021 from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: The Legacy Golf Club, 400 Legacy Pkwy, Norwalk, IA 50211
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.
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MIDWEST CHAPTER GEAR
MIDWEST CHAPTER CHATTER
To stay in the loop with what is happening in the Midwest Chapter, check out this month’s chapter chatter below!
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 2021 medical partners in the Midwest 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 Midwest area.
- Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation in Des Moines, IA.
- The Prostate Network support group in Kansas City Metro, KS.
- The Empowerment Network support group in St. Louis, MO.
- SUNA Urology Society in St. Louis, MO and Twin Cities Metro, MN.
- Hope Breakfast Bar in St. Paul, MN.
- Minnesota Urology Foundation in Twin Cities Metro, MN.
- KIA in Des Moines, IA.