Annual walk to fight cancer set for Sunday

By on October 5, 2018
Charity walk planned

An estimated 10,000 people are expected to participate in Stater Bros.’ 11th annual believe walk, scheduled to be held Sunday in downtown Redlands.

The annual fundraiser, a joint effort between Stater Bros. Charities and Inland Women Fighting Cancer has raised more than $4.6 million for lnland Empire cancer-fighting charities since it began in 2008, said Nancy Negrette, chairwoman and president of Stater Bros. Charities.

This year’s fundraising goal is $500,000.

The 5K  [3.2 mile] walk will start at State and Orange streets and end at the Redlands Bowl.

The event will include live music, cheer groups and a “Bark and Believe” station for dogs.

Pre-walk festivities will include a cancer survivors celebration at Ed Hales Park. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m., followed by a pre-walk orientation at 7:45 a.m and the walk at 8 a.m.

Anyone not able to participate in the walk will be able to help by texting 80077. That will secure a $10 donation toward an art kit and art class for a local cancer patient, Negrette said.