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East Rochester Unites for Pickleball Fundraiser: Dink For Cause

East Rochester Unites for Pickleball Fundraiser: Over the weekend, East Rochester gathered at Dinkers Pickleball Facility on Despatch Drive for a heartfelt cause. The community came together for a “Dink For Cause” pickleball fundraiser benefiting the Breast Cancer Confidence Project. This initiative is dedicated to supporting women in overcoming body image challenges following breast cancer, providing crucial support for rebuilding confidence and embracing life beyond cancer.

Empowerment and Solidarity

Michaela Raes, president of the Breast Cancer Confidence Project, delivered a powerful message of empowerment to participants: “You will still be beautiful. Your inner beauty shines through, and your strength and resilience are the most important and brilliant things. You can make it through this and live a happy and fulfilling life afterward.” Her words resonated deeply, emphasizing the strength and resilience within each participant.

“It really significantly impacts your body image and sense of self, Negative body issues can really impact someone’s ability to care for themself, their quality of life after disease, and we work to help women overcome that by providing them with empowering photographic experiences and social experiences to connect with one another,” said Raes.

Supporting a Meaningful Cause

Established in 2020, the Breast Cancer Confidence Project has positively impacted the lives of over 40 women. This fundraiser not only raised awareness but also celebrated community solidarity and support. Beyond pickleball matches, attendees enjoyed delightful pizza and participated in raffle prizes, creating a festive atmosphere that underscored the community’s commitment to a meaningful cause.

Moving Forward Together

The “Dink For Cause” event at East Rochester’s Dinkers Pickleball Facility was a testament to the community’s spirit of compassion and unity. By coming together through sport and support, participants and supporters alike demonstrated their dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of those affected by breast cancer.

As East Rochester continues to champion causes close to the heart, events like “Dink For Cause” highlight the transformative power of community involvement and solidarity. Through ongoing support and participation, the community remains committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of individuals and families facing significant challenges.

News in Brief: East Rochester Unites for Pickleball Fundraiser

Over the weekend, East Rochester rallied at Dinkers Pickleball Facility on Despatch Drive for a heartfelt cause. The community united for a “Dink For Cause” pickleball fundraiser benefiting the Breast Cancer Confidence Project, supporting women in overcoming body image challenges post-breast cancer. Michaela Raes, president of the project, delivered a message of empowerment, emphasizing inner strength and resilience. Established in 2020, the project has impacted over 40 women, with the fundraiser raising awareness and fostering community solidarity. Beyond pickleball, attendees enjoyed pizza and raffle prizes, celebrating compassion and unity. The event exemplified East Rochester’s commitment to meaningful causes, highlighting the transformative power of community support.

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