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Boxer Brief 5K on WTVR 6

Did You Know Colorectal Cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States, and it’s a disease that is potentially curable if diagnosed early? Mindy Conklin, Founder and Executive Director with Hitting Cancer Below the Belt, stopped by along with special event guests Bryant Johnson and Michelle Stravitz to share the details behind the 7th Annual “Boxer Brief 5K Run/Walk” on Virginia This Morning. Click here to see the whole segment from WTVR.

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Hitting Cancer Below the Belt receives $25,000 grant from The Prevent Cancer Foundation

This is tremendous recognition for our organization to be selected as one of only twelve across the nation, and the only organization in Virginia, to receive this funding through PCF’s 2018-2019 grant cycle. The full story from ABC8 News here. Or click here to see the full press release.


 

ABC8 News 05/26/2017

A clip from ABC8 News from 05/26/2017 telling our founder and executive director Melinda Conklin’s story.


 

Jeans Art for a Cause by Tammie Smith

Click here to read a Richmond Times Dispatch article about HCB2’s Art Show and Auction to help raise money, and awareness.


 

Running for Life (After Cancer Takes it Away) by Brian Chandler

This is an article about the founder of HCB2, Melinda Conklin, and her family’s struggle with colorectal cancer leading to the foundation of this non profit.


 

Free Colonoscopy Day Press Release

A link to the press release from Free Colonoscopy Day. And event that helped 21 uninsured individuals get free screenings all over the Richmond area.