The Pennsylvania Pink Zone and Penn State Lady Lion Basketball are a unified force in the fight against breast cancer on the court, across campus, and within communities. The Pennsylvania Pink Zone promotes cancer awareness and empowers survivors through year-long efforts to raise funds critical in supporting vital breast cancer organizations, charities, and facilities that focus on breast cancer education, research, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
1 in 8
women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer each year.
women in the United States die of breast cancer each year.
Over 2.9 Million
breast cancer survivors are alive in the United States today.
Penn State Women’s Basketball Announces Date for Play 4 Kay Game Play 4 Kay benefiting Pink Zone will close out the 2016-17 schedule on Feb. 26 vs. Michigan UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.; September 20, 2016 – The women’s basketball community is unified in the awareness of, education about and fight against breast cancer, and Penn State […]
Pink Zone funds Mount Nittany Medical Center breast health navigator to support people affected by breast cancer in our community The Pennsylvania Pink Zone recently presented a check for $87,500 to the Mount Nittany Health Foundation for their successful fundraising year. Although the Pink Zone raises funds all year round, the Penn State Lady Lion’s […]
Under the leadership of Penn State Lady Lions head coach Coquese Washington, the Pink Zone has raised more than $1.6 million for the fight against breast cancer. Giving back and making a difference is something that Washington stresses not only to her athletes, but to her family. “We can do what we love to do […]