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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

2 weeks 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!

3 weeks ago

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

3 weeks 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!

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

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

1 month ago

Indy is still sleeping, but soon there will be dragons!

1 month ago
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Our last practice of the season was a beauty! We have our final race in Indianapolis on Saturday, so stay tuned!