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Bali Pink Ribbon Walk 2014 – Spreading the Breast Cancer Awareness and Fund Raising

October 30, 2014 Charity No Comments Email Email

Bali Pink Ribbon Foundation (BPR) proudly held the annual charity Bali Pink Ribbon walk on October 25, 2014. The event took the place at BTDC area Nusa Dua.


The route of Bali Pink Ribbon Walk was set in the stunning grounds of the BTDC area in Nusa Dua (The Opposite Bali Collection Complex). The route is set along the beautiful manicured gardens of Nusa Dua and along the beach looping back to the main area where the festive began.

To support the program, the event is welcoming the participants from Indonesia and other countries of all levels of fitness to join the 5 km Bali Pink Ribbon Walk. The registration ticket is IDR 150 K per person which includes a walk t-shirt. Children up to 14 years old is IDR 75 K per person. By special invitation, local school students walked for free.

Head of Yayasan Kanker Indonesia (YKI) Badung branch Ratna Gde Agung was also attended and joined the walk with other participants.

By joining the Bali Pink Ribbon walk, the participants spread up the breast cancer awareness to other people they met after the event.

Bali Pink Ribbon is gaining extensive recognition in the public eye with the good work that they are doing our in their education and screening programs. According to Pink Ribbon Foundation founder Gaye Warren, this year’s event aims to raise funds to purchase a mobile breast screening bus. It will be used mobile to reach more villages in remote areas in Bali.

“We need to raise fund to purchase the mobile USG unit and the minibus to transport the patients from their home to the medical center. Meanwhile, we plan to have to radiologists and raise more funds to train them to operate the USG machine,” Warren said.

Related to the breast cancer awareness, all participants had a chance to do a free basic breast cancer screening which is the collaboration of volunteered doctor from Bali and Singapore. Besides screening, they are also presenting about the importance of early cancer detection to the participants.

Besides the walk and breast cancer screening, around 35 stalls joined the festivities with bazaar sale stalls for fashion, jewelry, skin product and food & beverage stalls selling dishes starting from IDR 25K. The Kids Activity Area promises a load of fun with Carnival games such as apple bobbing, Popcorn, fairy floss, face painting, paint your own pink ribbon t-shirt, and bouncy castle. More than 950 participants joined the walk.

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