Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo, through their annual Betty Thompson Golf Classic event, generously donated $18,000 toward the Neoprobe piece of equipment. The Neoprobe is a critical piece of equipment required in order to perform breast cancer surgery. Every case of suspected and confirmed breast cancer uses this probe in detection.
ABOUT ZONTA KW:
"We are an enthusiastic group of women from Waterloo Region working together to empower women & girls locally and globally. Our Club has been thriving since 1978 (over 40 years!). Since our Club is a member of Zonta International, we also support global education and service projects through the Zonta Foundation for Women."
Zonta International, founded in 1919 in Buffalo New York, is comprised of more than 1100 Clubs in 62 countries and has more than 28,000 members (women & men). Zonta’s story is one of empowerment and progressive change.
Zonta envisions a world where women’s rights are recognized as human rights; where every woman can reach her full potential; and no woman lives in fear of violence. We are proud to support initiatives that have expanded health, educational, and economic opportunities for women and girls.