1996 Olympic gold medalist Shannon Miller, the USA’s most-decorated gymnast, was on hand at the 2012 Pink Invitational, Feb. 24-26, in West Chester, Pa., to help present $23,000 in grants on behalf of Unite for HER.
Unite for HER is a nonprofit organization, which was founded by seven-year breast cancer survivor and gymnastics coach Sue Weldon. The organization seeks to provide financial support for women and girls in the gymnastics community – including athletes, coaches and judges – who have been affected by breast cancer.
This year’s Gymnasts Unite Grants were awarded to Emma Gaughan, Amanda Kirkpatrick, Carigan Rose, Jaci Alexander Combre, Courtney Williams, Samantha Feinstein, Gabrielle, Simone and Noelle Adams and Emmaline Seth. One Coaches Unite Grant was awarded to Lydia J. DuCharme.
For more information on Unite for HER, please visit uniteforher.org.
Sue Weldon and Shannon Miller present Amanda Kirkpatrick with a Gymnasts Unite Grant at the Pink Invitational.
Sue Weldon and Shannon Miller present Emma Gaughan with a Gymnasts Unite Grant at the Pink Invitational.