Your 2-Day Walker Page
Interested in what all those little pink buttons at the top of your personal page do? Look no further- you can edit your story and add photos, send e-mails, see who donated to you, and more- Learn how below! “My Webpage” Tab On this tab you can personalize your URL, change your personal page header, upload […]
Double YOUR Donation!
One of the easiest ways to increase your donations as you fund raise for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer is to utilize the many Matching Gifts programs offered by companies to their employees. Have you checked to see if your own company offers to match your charitable giving? You can capitalize on this […]
Save Your Feet! Foot Care Tips from the Experts
Ankle and Foot Centers of Georgia provide the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer walkers with foot care every year, and here are their top pointers for AVOIDING a trip to see them during this year’s 2-Day Walk! By Dr. Kevin Pearson Picking out the perfect outfit for your 2-Day Walk is a lot of […]
Grantee Highlight: St. Joseph’s Mercy Care Services
St. Joseph’s Mercy Care Services is one of It’s The Journey’s oldest partners. For 9 years, funds raised from the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer have contributed to SJMCS Breast and Cervical Cancer Program, which provides education, screening, diagnostics, treatment, and support services for women who would not otherwise be able to afford them. […]
Where to Walk in Atlanta
On the 2014 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, you will experience every type of terrain that walking in Atlanta has to offer. In order to train properly for what you will experience on your 2-Day, 30 mile journey, here is a list of walking trails in and around Atlanta that will provide you not […]
It’s The Journey Special Grant Awards!
Last week, we had the great honor to present $600,000 dollars to 22 breast health and breast cancer programs all over Georgia. These funds are the result of the dedication and passion of the nearly 800 walkers and hundreds of volunteers at the 2013 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. One of our favorite moments […]
Randi Passoff Spirit Award Winner: Cassie Brown
Since Cassie Brown became involved with the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer in 2010, she has seen it from almost every angle you can- as a walker, as a B’Rest Stop crew member, as a moto rider, and now, as a breast cancer survivor. Cassie’s best friend and long time 2-Day crew member, Kerri […]
A 2-Day Love Story
Jennifer Daria is a nurse and a dedicated Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer participant. Her aunt is a breast cancer survivor, and as a nurse, Jennifer regularly sees people who have had their lives utterly changed by breast cancer. Her twin sister and teammate, Julie Franklin, had a good friend pass away from breast […]
The Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors
A yoga practice can aid in the process of healing and recovery from breast cancer. It can enhance emotional and physical well-being, and offer a peace that many patients thought they had lost forever. I share this because I know. I am a breast cancer survivor. I came to yoga for help in healing after […]
Laurel Sybilrud Named It’s The Journey Board Chair
We are so excited to announce the election of our new board chair, Laurel Sybilrud! She has served on the board of It’s The Journey since 2004, and is currently serving as the Grants Chair, which she will continue to do. She is the only person to have walked in every Atlanta 2-Day Walk for […]
Help a Breast Cancer Survivor Complete a Triathlon!
Meet Carletta Cunningham! She is a 2014 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer rookie and captain of the team “Simply the Breast.” Carletta has already raised her minimum fundraising goal for next year’s walk and it’s not even 2014 yet! But that is not all. Carletta is also a breast cancer survivor. She had a […]
2-Day Winter Walking Tips
Training for the 2-Day in the winter months can seem daunting (and maybe even a little bit unnecessary) but I promise, if you keep in those good fitness habits during the winter months, it will keep you motivated for the rest of your training year! Here are a few pointers on how to stay safe […]