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.
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 […]
The Pennsylvania Pink Zone and Penn State Lady Lion basketball are pleased to announced the hiring of Erin Tench as the Executive Director for the organization. Tench earned her B.A. in Media Studies with a minor in Speech Communications from Penn State in 2000, before receiving her Master of Tourism Administration, Event Management Concentration from […]