• Pink Ribbon Mentors are volunteer survivors who provide emotional and informational support to patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

    PinkRibbon Mentors
  • Our Annual Walk!
    Each year on the third Sunday of September, thousands of breast cancer survivors and supporters join together to celebrate life, remember loved ones and share in the journey.

    Annual Walk
  • Our Making Waves Floating Support Group provides support for breast cancer survivors and supporters by participation in a variety of activities-paddling, exercise and social gatherings.

    Making Waves
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Feeling Confused, Scared and Overwhelmed?

You or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer. You are confused, scared, shocked and overwhelmed. You don’t want to go on this journey alone.

Join the Journey was created to help you. You need information, support and fellowship. You can find all of that through our programs and services.

If you are looking for a mentor or companion for your journey, someone to provide emotional support and help you navigate through the maze of decisions and questions, our Pink Ribbon Mentors are available to help. You will be partnered with a breast cancer survivor who has similar diagnosis, treatment or concerns to your own.

Winter Work Out

Winter Workout Program

If you are past the immediate crisis and looking for camaraderie with others who have faced similar life challenges, you are welcome at our weekly Winter Work Out or summer Dragon Boat Floating Support Group.

If you aren’t up for physical exercise yet, then you are invited to our monthly support group at Hope Lodge.

If you or a loved one is journeying through breast cancer, we are here to help.

Browse our web site for more information about all our programs and special support services.

We are here for you!

Contact us to be partnered with a Pink Ribbon Mentor or just to connect
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  • Announcements

    10th Anniversary Breast Cancer Awareness Walk – Sept 21, 2014

    Celebrate 10 years of raising breast cancer awareness and supporting breast cancer survivors in our community! Register for our walk today by clicking the button at the top of our homepage!

    Bras for a Cause – October 4

    Rochester Motor Cars, along with 102.5 The Fox radio, will host the annual Bras for a Cause event to benefit Join the Journey! Come out to Rochester Motor Cars’ Toyota location (4365 Canal Pl SE) between 11am and 2pm on Saturday, October 4 to see our donated bras display, eat some great food, and enjoy some fun activities for including horse-pulled wagon rides (11am-1pm), bounce house, critters from Zollman Zoo, face painting and more!

    Survivors Dinner – Oct 8

    We invite all breast cancer survivors to a fun and delicious dinner in their honor. The dinner starts at 6pm at Michael’s Restaurant (15 S Broadway, Rochester, MN). Please RSVP to Cyndie Kahn at bigwheeler10@aol.com.

    Making Strides – Sat Oct 11

    Join the Journey will have a community education table at the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Walk at Mayo Park. Walk begins at 9am. Funds raised go to the American Cancer Society.

    Andy’s Liquor Bag Kick-Off – Oct 18

    Buy a JTJ Liquor Bag ($5) at any Andy’s Liquor location and save 10% on liquor. Your $5 goes to JTJ!. Join us at our Kick-Off Party from 1 to 5pm at Andy’s North location for a free wine tasting and snacks!

    Pink the Rink – Sat Oct 18

    Join us for a great night of hockey with our Rochester Ice Hawks. The game starts at 7pm at the Rochester Rec Center. The rink will be dyed pink!

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Our Mission

Join the Journey is dedicated to promoting breast cancer awareness in our local community and to offering support to all individuals on their breast cancer journey.