Lawrenceville, Ga. (January 16, 2019) – The organizers of Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)’s 3rd Annual Paint Gwinnett Pink 5K walk/race presented a $137,972.97 check to the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation.
Since 2016, Paint Gwinnett Pink has raised proceeds to provide access to mammograms, the latest in breast cancer diagnostic technology and patient comfort items during cancer treatment for the community. Stemming from a partnership between Paint Georgia Pink and GMC, it is the largest 5K race in Gwinnett County that supports breast cancer. The 4th annual Paint Gwinnett Pink is scheduled for October 26th.
“Year after year, this event continues to grow and the support from the community exceeds expectations. said Dr. Kevin Peacock, MD, GMC-affiliated physician, Gwinnett breast program medical director and Paint Gwinnett Pink presenting sponsor. “It is amazing to witness patients, families and survivors come together to provide resources for individuals in need facing a breast cancer diagnosis.”
“At GMC, giving back is apart of our mission to transform healthcare in our community,” said Cathie Brazell, Vice President of Operations at GMC. “While an event like Paint Gwinnett Pink meets the needs of our community and reflects our commitment to providing the highest quality care, it puts our patients on equal financial footing as it relates to access to prevention and helps advance technology. At GMC, we continually strive to improve patient experience, directly and indirectly.”