Aspirus was the local presenting sponsor Aug. 11 of the Susan G. Komen Wisconsin 2019 More Than Pink Walk.

Central Wisconsin is one of 26 locations across the country to launch the new nationwide program known as the More Than Pink Walk, an evolution of the annual fundraiser series formerly known as “Race for the Cure.”

This was the third consecutive year Aspirus joined Komen Wisconsin in the fight against breast cancer.

The next Wisconsin More Than Pink Walk will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, in Milwaukee.

Proceeds fund research and provide financial support for breast-health services and those with breast cancer through the Komen Wisconsin Breast Cancer Assistance Fund. The fund helps pay for services such as mammograms and clinical breast exams, as well as childcare, insurance copays, rent, transportation, and more