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Midwest

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.

Emily Sybrantemily@zerocancer.org | 612-219-6972

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.

 

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. To become a chapter sponsor in the Midwest, contact Emily Sybrant.

GET INVOLVED

MIDWEST RUN/WALKS

Date/Time: Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Location: Advanced Urology Associates, 1541 Riverboat Center, Joliet, IL 60431                View on Google Maps

Register HERE for the 2021 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – New York City. Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110.

Date/Time: Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Principal Park, 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309                                           View on Google Maps

Register HERE for the 2021 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – New York City. Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110.

Date/Time: Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Children’s Mercy Park – Sprint Plaza, One Sporting Way, Kansas City, KS 66111                                                                                                                                              View on Google Maps

Register HERE for the 2021 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – New York City. Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110.

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

Register HERE for the 2021 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – New York City. Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110.

Date/Time: Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Tower Grove Park (Sons of Rest Pavillion), 4257 Northeast Dr., St. Louis, MO 63110                                                                                                                                                View on Google Maps 

Register HERE for the 2021 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – New York City. Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110.

Date/Time: Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Lake Nokomis, 5001 West Lake Nokomis Pkwy., Minneapolis, MN 55417     View on Google Maps 

Register HERE for the 2021 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – New York City. Please reach out with any questions or if you need any help at races@zerocancer.org or by calling 202-303-3110.

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.

ZERO DRIVE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM

If you live in Iowa 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.

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.

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 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.