Calendar of Events

Memorial Service to Celebrate the Lives of Women Who Have Passed

Aug. 6
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Church of St. Louis
5007 Waterman Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Please join us as we remember and celebrate the lives of these wonderful women.

YWBCP Annual Symposium "Making Connections: Empowering Ourselves and Others with Friendship and Knowledge"

Sept. 13
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel, 7730 Bonhomme Ave., St. Louis, MO 63105

Join us for our annual symposium for young women with breast cancer. Meet other young survivors or reconnect with friends, and learn from our wonderful presenters and consultants. RSVP by Sept. 5 at 314-747-7156.

Survivorship Exercise Group
7 p.m. Thursdays
The Heights
8001 Dale Ave.
Richmond Heights, MO 63117

The YWBCP is partnering with the Heights community center to offer a weekly exercise program for all young adults with cancer. The class will be held each week on Thursdays. Joy Jones, a certified personal trainer, leads the program. Registration is required. Register at 314-747-7156 or ywbcp@wudosis.wustl.edu. An increasing amount of data demonstrates the benefits of regular activity and exercise among people diagnosed with cancer. Maintaining a regular exercise routine is tough. This group will provide you with instruction and support to return to or start exercising on a regular basis. 

Community Events

Cancer Support Community – All events require RSVP at 314-238-2000 or www.cancersupportstl.org.

  • Men's Poker Night - July 2, Aug. 6, Sept. 3, 6:30 - 8:00 pm.
  • Living with the Loss of a Parent - Thursdays, Aug. 7 - Sept. 11, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  • Monthly Networking Group for Families - 1st Tuesdays, 6 - 8 pm. 
  • Family Yoga - 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. 

American Cancer Society

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Breakfast & Walk

ACS Day at the Ballpark - Sunday, Sept. 14, 1:15 pm. Cost $20, includes ticket, pre-game activities, hot dog and drink. Order tickets at www.stlcardinalsrfl.org.

12th Annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day at Busch Stadium - Friday, Aug. 29, 7:15 pm game. Cost $30, includes hot dog and soda. Order tickets at 314-966-7562/314-892-8345 or www.sloca.org.

Sista Strut - Saturday, October 4, Soldiers' Memorial, 13th Street and Chestnut, STL, 8 a.m. rally, 10 a.m. walk. The goal of Sista Strut is to heighten awareness about breast cancer in women of color and provide information on community resources. Register at www.kmjm.com/articles/sista-strut-428376/sista-strut-registration-10177283.

St. Louis Breast Cancer Coalition, "Breast Cancer Deadline 2020" - Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Fran Visco, President, National Breast Cancer Coalition, is the keynote speaker. For more information, visit www.slbcc.org.