Turning the Page on Cancer 2020 Read-a-Thon

Hello beautiful people! About a month or so ago, a wonderful bookstagrammer reached out to me in regards to a fun October 2020 read-a-thon challenge. Sam @ Turning the Page on Cancer created this amazing read-a-thon to help spread awareness on Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) and raise funds for researchers to find a cure.

After reading her story and getting to see what kind of incredible human being she is, there was simply no way I could say no to not participating and joining her team. Please read about Sam, her story, the creation of her read-a-thon, and ways you can help simply by being an avid reader. It doesn’t take much to make a huge difference.

“Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.”

Matilda, Ronald Dahl

If you’d like to donate, please visit Turning the Page on Cancer’s main page or visit my pledge site.

Sam’s Story: Turning the Page on Cancer

Turning the Page on Cancer 2020 Read-a-Thon Information

According to the Turning the Page on Cancer Raise Funds Page:

“Turning the Page on Cancer is a fundraising initiative themed around a love of books, ending with an all-day readathon on October 25, 2020. The goal of these events are to bring about both awareness and funds in support of people living with Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC).”

TUrning the Page on Cancer 2020 Read-a-Thon

The read-a-thon takes place Sunday, October 25th, 2020 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM (local time) for adults and 12:00PM to 2:00PM for children. The location? Literally anywhere you want (and are physically able to get to).

How to sign up:

  1. Sign up on this page to officially become a part of the team!
  2. Set a fundraising goal! (Minimum $25)
  3. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for all #bookstagram and fundraiser related material!
  4. Sign the mBC Ally pledge to make things official!
  5. Choose some reads for the big day!

And you know what’s even COOLER? There are PRIZES! Prizes will be given out for:

  • Most Pages Read
  • Most Funds Raised
  • Best Book Nook
  • Best Snack

More Information

Sam has done a beautiful job providing everyone with a WEALTH of information on how to participate, ways to donate and other fun events you can partake in. You can even donate through Indigo FUNdraising! Please visit her Instagram page and her Linktree URL in her bio, where you can find everyone you’ll need to know to participate.

Thank you all for taking the time to read Sam’s story. Unfortunately, she is not alone. Thousands of women and men are effected by Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC), with an alarming death toll every year. We’ve reached so many medical advances in healthcare, but we have far to go. Please help spread the world and join in this fun read-a-thon as a way to show your support!


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