NFLPA’s NOLA Breast Cancer Awareness Event

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NFL Players Association will hold an exclusive reception at Bourbon House in New Orleans on Thursday, October 20, from 6 to 8pm.

The New Orleans One Team for the Cure Ambassadors are Saints running back Mark Ingram and safety Malcolm Jenkins, who will host the evening’s event.

Other attendees include their Saints teammates such as punter Thomas Morstead, former players such as Fred McAfee, Michael Lewis and Mike McKenzie, and their families. Breast cancer survivors and awareness advocates will meet and mingle with the players.

Morstead, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, will speak at the reception.

The NFL Players Association One Team for the Cure and the Susan G. Komen Foundation have partnered to celebrate the Race for the Cure throughout the month of October.

The NFLPA worked with the Komen Foundation to identify local breast cancer survivors and supporters of breast cancer awareness to attend a special One Team For the Cure Reception. The evening honors their work and success in their battle with cancer.

Race for the Cure-New Orleans takes place Saturday, Oct. 22. Players will take part in the stage presentations from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and will do a meet and greet in the survivors’ area.

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