Over 3,000 people attended the 4th Annual Powwow for Hope: Dancing for Life, Love & Hope on May 2nd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This community event raised more than $70,000 to help prevent and fight cancer. The American Indian Cancer Foundation is honored by all the contributions that made the 2015 Powwow for Hope a huge success.
Powwow for Hope activities included: an outdoor lacrosse clinic for the youth, rock climbing, tours of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community mobile mammography unit, survivor and caregiver specials, a presentation by Make a Wish Foundation and a jingle dress healing song.
Powwow for Hope teams played a dynamic role in fundraising for this event. A total of 34 teams raised $35,182.50. The American Indian Cancer Foundation acknowledges and appreciates each and every one of the Powwow for Hope teams.
Special recognition to the top fundraising teams:
Top Overall and Top Family:
Team Rivera, $4,908.00
DIW (Division of Indian Work) - Two Steppers, $3,390.00
American Indian Magnet School, $1,872.98
Ivy Vainio, $1,810.00
For team descriptions, visit powwowforhope.org/teams