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Nonprofits team up with Schnucks for Breast Cancer Awareness [Video]

Pink Ribbon Girls, Urban League and Schnucks have teamed up to encourage more women to get mammograms

ST. LOUIS — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but breast cancer awareness goes well beyond the month of October.

A couple nonprofits along with a grocery store chain are showing their support.

Pink Ribbon Girls and Urban League have teamed up with Schnucks for the Treasure Your Chest campaign to encourage more women to get mammograms.

Program Focus & Zip Code Areas:

Zip codes that Wash U and the County Health Department would say need to focus on getting more people screened, based on the late detection and high mortality rates stemming from them: 63132, 63133, 63134, 63135, 63136 63137,63140, 63147, 63143, 63033, 63034, 63044, 63074

Additional underserved areas St. Louis City zip codes, based on information from the Urban League: 63101, 63106, 63107,63112, 63113, 63115, 63120, 63121, 63136, 63147

Program Process:

Step 1:

Register for the “Treasure Your Chest” program by completing the form on Pink Ribbon Girls …

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