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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.


3 days 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

3 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!

4 weeks 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!

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!