‘Real Men Wear Pink’ Hopes to Raise $150K to Fight Cancer

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Some of the 2022 'Real Men Wear Pink of New Orleans' ambassadors posed for a photo at a July event at the Shop at the CAC. Front row (L to R): Christian Pendleton, Kendall Pringle, Christian Shane, Kenny Rubenstein, Jason Miranda, Patrick McKay, Cory Matsko, Darby Bertholot. Back row: Matt Gresham, Raymond Strong, Jonathan Maki, Richard Schwerdtfeger, Brian Brennan, Senais Edwards, Sean Hillis. Not pictured: Galen Hair, Alex Bowen, Mike Gennaro, Sean Colwell, Michael Holmes, Adam Stierwald, Kevin Stierwald, Anthony Cruz, Eugene Colley, Spencer Prechter, Brian Chehardy, Pastor Antoinne Barrier, Kane Thompson, Tale Lockett, Kenn Barnes. (Photo by Tracie Morris Schaefer of Studio U Photography)

NEW ORLEANS — 29 local leaders have committed to serving as community ambassadors during the 8th annual Real Men Wear Pink campaign designed to engage more men in the American Cancer Society’s mission to fight breast cancer. Nationwide, community leaders join the “Wear Pink” campaign to draw attention to the cause and raise funds for breast cancer initiatives. In 2021 the New Orleans campaign raised more than $127,000. Nationwide, the campaign garnered $12 million. ACS provides research, patient services, health equity and education about screenings and risk reduction. Since its inception in 2013, the program has raised more than $40 million.

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