Founded inSkating Strides serves as Hockey East's fundraising vehicle to bring awareness to breast cancer. Hockey East's Skating Strides program was honored in May by Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center at the one hundred, a fundraising and awareness initiative that honors those that have displayed a commitment to fighting cancer. Skating Strides has also given the student-athletes the opportunity to give back to the communities in which they study and play hockey.
Posted by Amy Berman on October 31, Maggie Mahar is an influential blogger on topics from health care reform to the economy. Maggie and I agree that we are not making sufficient strides in the war on breast cancer.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship - an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer's last century. That's why the American Cancer Society is so determined to be here for the survivors, the patients, the caregivers, and the millions saved through early detection. Help raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research, life-saving education, and critical patient services by walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Making Strides of Merrillville.
Nearlypeople will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. That could be your mother, sister, daughter, your wife, or even you. We hold Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks so anyone touched by breast cancer won't have to face their diagnosis alone. We do it to raise awareness and money to fund research, support services, and early detection.
Clodagh was diagnosed with breast cancer in after finding a lump. Carol experienced persistent pain in her breast which turned out to be breast cancer inwhile Sharzie discovered a cancerous lump in All three engage in regular physical activity and say it has greatly improved their fitness and sense of wellbeing as they recover from cancer.
To take part in Making Stridesvisit makingstrideswalk. Our teams participate in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events across the country and we've taken our leadership in the fight against breast cancer to the next level by joining the Making Strides National Partners Program. We are thrilled about the difference that our members and their families are making to help eliminate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease.
Every breast cancer walk and event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to honor those who have battled breast cancer, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with research, information, services, and access to mammograms for women who need them. InMassachusetts cancer survivor Margery Gould Rath wanted to find a way to celebrate fellow cancer survivors by raising funds for the American Cancer Society. The first event, held in Boston, drew participants and instantly became an annual city tradition.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, and raise awareness about steps we can take to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer. Join our team Providence Cancer Institute — event is open to all ages. For more information, email or call
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer National Partners Program provides your company the chance to engage employees, their families, and friends to join the fight against breast cancer by celebrating breast cancer survivors, raising awareness about early detection and prevention, and giving back to end the disease. The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer National Partners Program is the perfect way for companies with large regional or national networks to join together with a shared passion to help the American Cancer Society save lives. To participate in the program, your company must commit to:.
We all know that October is breast cancer awareness month, but did you know that American Cancer Society volunteers in Second Life work year-round to raise money and plan our pink-themed events that happen each fall? The total is the second highest ever, for Making Strides, and represents a significant fundraising increase over This is another example of how important it is to work together for a shared goal, where we are all important members of the Second Life community, and we recognize the valuable contributions we can all make.