Roanoke County breast cancer survivor raises double her goal for walk

Roanoke Valley News

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Anne Fox, a retired Roanoke County teacher, has raised more than $4,000 for the Susan G. Komen walk in Abingdon.

She battled breast cancer more than 20 years ago, but continues the fight with funds.

“The funding has really pumped up you know we’ve, including funding for metastatic breast cancer, but we still don’t have the cure, and until then, you know we really can’t stop,” she explained.

Fox is a member of the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Susan G. Komen foundation, as well as their lead fundraiser currently. She has encouraged supporters to pitch in by volunteering to walk 15 miles.

To register and donate to the cause, click here.

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