Posted on August 10, 2015
Being diagnosed with colon cancer can be tough for anyone, especially when you aren’t expecting it. For Ken Kiess, who had a new marriage, new job and new home, the news was a tough pill to swallow. But instead of letting cancer define him, he sprung into action and even encouraged his family and friends to get involved in the fight.
Together, Ken and his family, including his twin brother Kurt, participated in this year’s Jersey Shore Undy Run/Walk where their team raised almost $40,000—the most in Undy history! We’re excited to honor both Ken and Kurt as Hero of the Month for their courage, inspiring story and tremendous efforts.
Posted on July 9, 2015
From spreading awareness at health fairs to planning Phoenix Undy Run/Walks, Anne Bergersen has been dedicated to our Central Arizona Chapter from the very beginning. As a colon cancer survivor, she doesn’t hesitate to share her story or a few encouraging words; as a dedicated volunteer, she’s willing to do what it takes to give back to the community. The former Chapter Chair may have recently stepped down, but her legacy in the chapter lives on. That’s why we’re excited to honor her as our Hero of the Month.
Posted on June 30, 2015
It’s our pleasure to introduce our new Special Event Manager Jenni Wojnar! Jenni is bringing her passion for fundraising and non-profit work to the Undy team and we’re so excited to have her join the Colon Cancer Alliance family. Learn a little more about Jenni and help us welcome her!
Posted on May 4, 2015
The company known for their lovable reptile, the GEICO Gecko, continued their track record of providing outstanding community service as a sponsor of “HOPE”, our Blue Star mascot at the 2015 Buffalo Undy Run/Walk. Team Gecko Tails gave colon cancer a kick in the fanny with their phenomenal fundraising efforts. Led by team captain Adam Miller, GEICO associates raised over $6,400 in support of the Walk. We asked Adam how he got his Tail to the Undy: Read more
Posted on April 10, 2015
Jack Jasper began his journey at the Colon Cancer Alliance as an intern this fall. And now, we are thrilled to introduce him as the newest full-time member of the Undy team. Please join us in (officially) welcoming Jack to the family! Read more