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Inspiring Hope

Illinois’ first breast cancer survivor Dragon Boat Team

We are taking on breast cancer.

» empowering survivors through dragon boating and community engagement
» educating about prevention, treatment, and life after diagnosis
» supporting research to find a cure

We are the Prairie Dragon Paddlers – Inspiring hope.

Happenings

4 weeks ago
Support Prairie Dragon Paddlers by shopping at AmazonSmile.

With Amazon Deal Week underway and Holiday shopping kicking into gear, please support PDP! You sign up under smile.amazon.com and enter through that portal when shopping. It doesn't cost you anything extra and we reap the benefits! Thanks for your ... See more

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Prairie Dragon Paddlers. Support us every time you shop.

1 month ago

Kelly Bradham presents the inaugural donation to the Cancer Center at Illinois from the first annual Prairie Dragon Paddlers Sing For The Health Of It fundraiser. This gift will support breast cancer research at the University of ... See more

1 month ago
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Prairie Dragon Paddlers wrapped up Season 3 last night with our team banquet. Thank you all for your wonderful support! This team is a wonderful family and we can’t wait for our next season!

1 month ago

A group of us enjoyed a great Illini win representing Prairie Dragon Paddlers tonight at the volleyball game!

1 month ago
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Thanks to KMC for the fun Row-a-thon for Paint Piatt Pink Day! We love our supporters who helped get us to the finish line! THANKS to KMC for sponsoring our team!

2 months ago
Community Foundation of East Central Illinois

Thanks to the Community Solutions Incubator for supporting and helping PDP be a strong non-profit charity!

We learned a lot at today’s monthly Community Solutions Incubator roundtable meeting. We’re grateful to our founding partner, CliftonLarsonAllen, for the insight into 990s for small nonprofit organizations.

2 months ago

Please join us for a fun and inspiring evening! You will learn more about PDP and hear a great story of hope from both the mother and daughter perspective! Please call to RSVP.

2 months ago
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What a fun day in Indianapolis! PDP took 3rd out of the 5 Breast Cancer Survivor Teams!