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Making Strides of Phoenix

Saturday, October 24, 2015

8 a.m.

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Tempe Beach Park
80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ Map it

583 teams and 5,291 participants have raised $437,833.87

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


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Congratulations to our first three 2015 Pacesetters, Cecilia Sharp, Jackie Schwelling, and Millie Marion!!!  

Thank you to our three new Pacesetters, Jane D'Amelio, Thomas Williams, and Barbara Devereaux!!!


And then there were seven!  Thank you Natalie Pons for being our newest Pacesetter!!!


We have our eighth Pacesetter, Susan Spaur!!!


Guess who's number nine, Amy Putz!!!


Kelly Reddick is our tenth Pacesetter!!! 


Welcome to the Pacesetter Club Regie Eastman!!!


Brittany Davis is now a Pacesetter!


Lucky 13 Pacesetter is Jennifer Simpson!


Coleen McKinstry is our latest Pacesetter!


Thank you all for being leaders in the fight against breast cancer!  11 more and we have our 25!

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.

You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Phoenix. 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 Jane D'Amelio - $24,168.75
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Natalie Pons - $22,063.50
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Jackie Schwelling - $10,376.06

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Right Toyota - $24,643.75
  2. Honoring Susan - $22,348.50
  3. Spirit of Hope - $11,927.35

Top Companies:

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  1 -        ($53,391.43)
  2 -  TJX WAVE LP - Homegoods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls       ($14,883.00)
  3 -        ($12,814.73)


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