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Personal Stories

Keep reading to learn about who supports Zero Breast Cancer and how our organization has made an impact on preventing breast cancer in Marin County and beyond!

Pedaling for Prevention: Alex Leason Bikes 3,767 Miles for ZBC

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 Alex Leason was 16 years old when his mother, who lives in Mill Valley was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago. "She went through chemo and is doing great now," reports her son. But the experience inspired Alex to do something to help the cause. On August 11, 2012, Alex returned home from a 3,767-mile-long "TransAmerica Bike Ride," to raise awareness and funds for Zero Breast Cancer (ZBC). To date, Alex has raised over $3,600 toward his $5,000 goal. 

 

 

 

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Teri Hollowell: A Zest for Life, a Zeal for Giving

terihollowellIn 2001, Teri Hollowell, friend and supporter of ZBC, combined her passion for world travel and corporate event planning expertise, to create One World Partners, a company that stages international corporate events. "The corporations were often local, but wanted to create international events all over the world," explains Teri. "I would be in 10 or 12 countries a year, coordinating magnificient events in places like Thailand, South Africa, and Istanbul. It was fantastic."

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