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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting communities with a shared determination to help free the world from the pain and suffering of breast cancer. Passionate walk participants raise critical funds that enable the American Cancer Society to fund innovative research; provide free, information and support to anyone touched by breast cancer; and help people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it’s most treatable.

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Because of your PASSION no one walks alone.

It’s the determination and passion of people like you that is making it possible for the American Cancer Society to end the pain and suffering of breast cancer. When communities participate in Making Strides walks they are helping those currently fighting the disease, those who may have to fight it one day, and those who will avoid a diagnosis due to education and risk reduction. When you walk and raise money for the Making Strides program, you join more than one million volunteers across the country united by a common purpose. Together, we can ensure that no one facing breast cancer will ever have to walk alone.

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Start a team, join a team, or walk as an individual in one of our noncompetitive, 3- to 5-mile events. How ever you decide to participate, we’ll be here with you every step of the way. Our online tools make it easy to encourage friends and family to join your team and donate to your effort..

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The money raised through Making Strides walks helps the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer by funding innovative breast cancer research; by providing free, comprehensive information and support for those touched by breast cancer; and by helping people reduce their breast cancer risk or find it early when it’s most treatable. Search for a Making Strides participant, by name or by team, to support their fundraising effort. Or simply make a general donation to help create a world free from the pain and suffering of breast cancer.

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We depend on the passion of volunteers to complete our mission. Just a few hours of your day will make a difference. Volunteers help with check-in, water stations, information, and much more. Volunteer at a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event and make sure that no one fighting breast cancer has to walk alone.

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