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Making Strides of Central Park

Sunday, October 18, 2015

8 a.m.

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Central Park 72nd Street Bandshell
East 72nd Street and 5th Avenue, Manhattan, NY Map it

2,199 teams and 17,814 participants have raised $2,148,751.03

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


What a day we had at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk!

We are thankful for all of YOU who support the fight against breast cancer. From our Strides Family to yours, have happy and safe Thanksgiving.


Your enthusiasm and strong spirits primed the crowd for an inspiring and fun day for all in attendance!  So many walkers  came out and helped us raise over $2,850,000  IN Central Park! 

Please remember, you can still collect and fundraise through DECEMBER 31ST!!  If you need to turn in donations it can be mailed to our local office at The American Cancer Society, MSABC of Central Park, 132 w 32nd St., NY NY 10001. Please be sure to include your team name and participant name.

You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Central Park. Join more than one million people each year who are helping to end breast cancer.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities with a shared determination to finish the fight. By signing up, fundraising, and participating in one of our noncompetitive, three- to five-mile walks, you will help us be there for everyone in every community touched by breast cancer. You will help those who are currently dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis, those who may face a diagnosis in the future, and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education and prevention.

Every Making Strides event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor and celebrate breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about the disease, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer by funding groundbreaking breast cancer research, providing free comprehensive information and support, and helping people take steps to reduce their risk of the disease or find it early when it’s most treatable.

Why your participation matters
The American Cancer Society has been saving lives for more than a century. We won't stop until we finish the fight. Find out how we’re putting your dollars to work now - doing the most in every community to help those with breast cancer today and working tirelessly to find cures to end the disease tomorrow.


Volunteer at our event
Become a Making Strides volunteer! Our events would not be possible without dedicated volunteers donating their time and talent. Join the American Cancer Society volunteer family, and you will help us finish the fight against breast cancer.

Event Details

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At our Making Strides walk, you can embrace an inspiring mix of passion and purpose - exceptional courage of survivors, meaningful tributes to loved ones lost, and collective determination to raise funds to help finish the fight! Be sure to check often leading up to our event for important event-day details.

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Top Participants
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Ander and Isa Legaspi - $82,321.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Debbie Donohue - $25,374.00
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Jim Chanko - $23,360.32

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Gabriela V. Legaspi - $103,823.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! TAO CARES - $93,127.90
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Mutual of America - $85,529.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -        ($85,529.00)
  2 -  Steve Madden       ($79,714.00)
  3 -  HHC       ($37,943.44)


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