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Making Strides of Southwest MO

Saturday, October 25, 2014

9 AM

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Jordan Valley Park
635 E Trafficway St., Springfield, MO Map it

213 teams and 2,179 participants have raised $208,060.68

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

On behalf of the American Cancer Society, we want to extend a special thanks to our sponsors, volunteers, team leaders, and participants for making the 6th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Southwest MO a success!

On October 25th, thousands gathered at Jordan Valley Park in Springfield, MO to celebrate our survivors and remember loved ones lost. Together, we will finish this fight!

Because of you, we are well on our way of reaching our $200,000 goal. The funds that you’ve raised will help people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back against breast cancer. If you’d like to make a donation- it’s not too late! Donations for the 2014 event will be accepted through December 31st. Donations can be made online or mailed to:

American Cancer Society
ATTN: Making Strides
3322 S. Campbell Ave., Suite G
Springfield, MO 65807

Your local office is open M-F from 8:30 AM – 5 PM.

If you attended the event and did not get a chance to register, please do so. We want to have accurate totals for years to come.

MSABC CY14 PL SW Missouri Greeting Post Event

Like this awesome survivor photo? There are more great photos to share on our Facebook page: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Southwest Missouri.

 Again, THANK YOU to our Southwest MO community for your support in the fight against breast cancer.

The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Join millions of people in more than 300 communities nationwide and take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of Southwest Missouri walk. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 5K event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.

Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, 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 breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them. Sign up today and let’s finish the fight against breast cancer.

Stories of Hope

One walker’s story
Every person who walks in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event has a reason for walking and every person touched by cancer has a story to tell.


Volunteer at our event
Become a Making Strides volunteer! By joining the American Cancer Society volunteer family, you can make even more of an impact in the fight to end breast cancer.

Event Details

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Top Participants
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor C.J. King - $9,757.55
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Deirdre Vest - $4,461.00
  3. Making Strides Donor Adrienne McCoy - $1,965.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Reliable Chevrolet, Inc - $30,592.15
  2. Go Big or Go Home - $11,232.55
  3. Pink Truck Transland - $10,530.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Chevrolet Dealerships       ($31,981.16)
  2 -  Price Cutter       ($14,820.51)
  3 -  TCSI-Transland       ($10,530.00)

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