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OLON CANCER TASK FORCE The Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force is dedicated to increasing the number of lives saved from colon cancer through education, early detection, and prevention.

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HE TASK FORCE WAS formed in 1999 to increase public awareness of colon cancer and the importance of early detection and prevention. Health organizations, businesses, colon cancer survivors and volunteers throughout the community engaged in a comprehensive effort to get the community talking about colon cancer and to provide free colon cancer screenings.

Pay It Forward: The Task Force, an all-volunteer nonprofit, is funded through grants, sponsorships, memorials and direct contributions. We encourage others interested in assisting our organization to attend our monthly meetings.

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES: To give, please visit our website. Refer to the “Pay It Forward” section on this page.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: FOBT Kit Assembly & Distribution (February / March) Health Fair Assistance Event Planning and execution for Rollin’ to Colon and the Boxer 500. • Co-Directors of Boxer 500: Kelli Sweet & Mandy Kennedy • Co-Directors of Rollin’ to Colon: Chris Snowardt & Summer Peterson

Brag Lines in 2017: • Distributed over 1,200 free Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) screening kits through 100 distribution sites throughout Douglas and Sarpy County. • Successfully launched our Leave Colon Cancer Behind campaign

GREAT PLAINS COLON CANCER TASK FORCE P.O. Box 3434 • Omaha, NE 68103 Email coloncancertaskforce@gmail.com www.coloncancertaskforce.org President: Dr. Joshua Evans Vice President: Amanda Martinez Secretary: Clare Shanahan Treasurer: Jeri Engen Director of Communications: Kelli Sweet Director of Community Education and Outreach: Melissa Rotolo Director of Fundraising: Jim Braegelmann Board Advisor: Dr. Alan Thorson To volunteer contact: coloncancertaskforce@gmail.com

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TheGivingGuide2018  

The Giving Guide & Event Book is published annually by ALH Publications, Inc. - publishers of metroMAGAZINE's mQUARTERLY. metroMAGAZINE/mQU...

TheGivingGuide2018  

The Giving Guide & Event Book is published annually by ALH Publications, Inc. - publishers of metroMAGAZINE's mQUARTERLY. metroMAGAZINE/mQU...