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NBC 10: Mother-daughter duo launch 'Paddle for Progress R.I.' campaign after shared breast cancer battle
EG News: Breast Cancer Doctor 'Paddles for Progress'
NK Independent: Advocates set to take fight against breast cancer to Southern RI
NK Patch: Paddle for Progress benefitting breast cancer research in RI

SAVE THE DATE: September 22, 2024 (Rain Date: September 29, 2024)

Returning in 2024: Fun Paddle in Wickford Harbor

After an incredibly successful inaugural event, plans are underway for the 2nd Annual Paddle for Progress Rhode Island. Paddlers of all abilities are invited to join for this gentle two-mile paddle in Wickford Harbor, North Kingstown, RI. on September 22, 2024 (Rain Date: September 29, 2024) to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research in Rhode Island

With the support of The Kayak Centre in Wickford and the North Kingstown Harbormaster, participants will gather on the water for fun while bringing visibility to both the Lifespan Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic and Lifespan Breast Cancer Research at Rhode Island Hospital. Among others, Dr. Stephanie Graff, Dr. Martha Mainiero, and Dr. Theresa Graves look forward to being on the water with you for this Paddle for Progress. Let’s get on the water together to benefit this very important cause! Spectators are also welcome to join!

Where

Wickford Harbor

Gardner’s Wharf
170 Main Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852

*Public parking available at the end of Main Street

When

Sunday, September 22, 2024, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Rain Date:

Sunday, September 29, 2024

Your Help is Needed

Paddle for Progress RI is about community. By joining us on the water, you will be helping raise the visibility of breast cancer research in Rhode Island. If you're able and would like to donate funds to the cause, whether in addition to or instead of paddling, click the button below.