Moms on the Run Brings Out Crowds on Mother's Day
The 18th annual Moms on the Run brought thousands to Foster Field in Reno to show their support for loved ones who are battling and have battled cancer on Sunday.
The 18th annual Moms on the Run brought thousands to Foster Field in Reno to show their support for loved ones who are battling and have battled cancer, and to help raise money for Moms on the Run.
The local non-profit spends all proceeds on women in Northern Nevada fighting breast and gynecological cancer,. The money helps make ends meet while they fight for their lives.
"We pay for rent, utilities, mortgage, anything they need while they're going through treatment," said Jillian Pinocchio, board member for Moms on the Run. "Moms on the Run is there to ease that financial strain from them."
Teri Troke is a breast cancer survivor. She had surgery and underwent chemotherapy after getting diagnosed during her annual mammogram. As of last Friday, scans show Teri is cancer-free. She says Moms on the Run was a great help not just financially, but with emotional support as well.