TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY BRINGING ATTENTION TO COLORECTAL CANCER, A PREVENTABLE, TREATABLE, AND BEATABLE DISEASE.
POST RACE LINKS (UPDATED 04/04/2015 WITH PHOTO LINKS)
A BIG THANKS to everyone who participated and volunteered to support our cause this year!
Photos from the 7th Annual Rumpshaker 5K are now available for viewing online. Follow the links to view RACE DAY PHOTOS or TEAM PHOTOS.
Results and a finisher video are posted on our RESULTS page. Pictures will be posted sometime over the next few weeks with an announcement on our website, facebook and twitter. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us via twitter, facebook or our "CONTACT US" page.
2016 RUMPSHAKER 5K AND 1 MILE FUN RUN - SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016
Mark your calenders, save the date and tell everyone you know that the 2016 Rumpshaker 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be held on MARCH 19th at Sloss Furnaces. Registration will open soon!
RUMPSHAKER, INC. ANNOUNCES THE LISA MARTZ HOPE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The Lisa Martz Hope Scholarships will be awarded to deserving students whether they are entering college for the first time or are already established students. These scholarships are to assist students whose families have been impacted by colorectal cancer. Click on the link below for the scholarship application:
RUMPSHAKER, INC. DONATES 2014 RACE PROCEEDS TO DETECT AND TREAT COLORECTAL
A total of $50,000 was donated to Birmingham, AL area hospitals (Princeton Baptist Health System, St. Vincent's Health System, and Medical West Hospital) to assist in the purchase of state of the art medical equipment used to detect and treat colorectal cancer.
A total of $3,000 was donated to Birmingham, AL area hospital patient navigation programs (Princeton Patient Navigators and UAB Patient Navigators). Navigators assist patients in their fight with cancer by providing avenues of short term financial assistance such as gas, food and lodging. The funds donated by Rumpshaker will be used to provide colorectal cancer patients with this type of assistance.
A total of $2,850 was donated to the Blue Hope Prevention Award. The Colon Cancer Alliance and Colonoscopy Assist offer the Blue Hope Prevention Award, a program providing qualifying individuals with financial support for the cost of screening or other screening-related expenses. The funds donated by Rumpshaker will specifically be used to assist patients in Alabama.
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAS AND CONTINUES TO SUPPORT OUR CAUSE!
BIRMINGHAM METEOROLOGIST J-P DICE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY TO HELP CATCH COLORECTAL CANCER
Be sure and check out this great article from WBRC Fox 6 News Chief Meteorologist J-P Dice on his recent experience with new technology to help catch Colorectal Cancer. Click here to read the editorial.
THE SEMI-COLON CLUB, A COLORECTAL CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Come out and participate in "The Semi-Colon Club". This Support Group meets every third Thursday of the month at the Homewood Library. Meetings will be held from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Participants may arrive at 6:30 pm for a social time and light refreshments.
Our support group is open to patients, survivors, caregivers and anyone impacted by this disease. No RSVP necessary. Visit The Semi-Colon Club facebook page for further updates and discussion.
RUMPSHAKER DOLLARS AT WORK IN YOUR COMMUNITY
2014 was another busy year for Rumpshaker, Inc.! Click here to see how the funds you helped raise are working in your community.