Kay Wilburn recognized as Top Individual Fundraiser for the 2015 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Kay O. Wilburn was recently awarded Top Individual Fundraiser for the 2015 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, individually raising almost $15,000. Her team, Pink Link, was also awarded the Top Team Fundraising Award. The Race for the Cure is the largest 5K event in Alabama. Kay serves on the Board of Directors for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, North Central Alabama affiliate, and was also awarded the Race Chairman's Award for 2015. You can read about Kay's story in the AL.com article titled "Birmingham's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: Acts of Celebration and service."
Mrs. Wilburn recently had the honor of introducing the founder of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, at the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham's October 13th meeting. Mrs. Brinker relayed her poignant story about starting the non-profit organization (now the world’s largest nonprofit founder of breast cancer research) based on a promise to her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died of breast cancer, that she would do everything she could to fight this disease, and she discussed the importance of individuals giving back to their communities through charitable efforts.