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Making Strides of Park Ridge

Saturday, October 17, 2015

9 a.m.

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Park Ridge Park District
101 S Courtland, Park Ridge, IL Map it

54 teams and 870 participants have raised $94,430.99

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

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.

Striders! Here's a couple great post event fundraising opportunities--Tuesday, Dec. 1 is giving Tuesday. Encourage friends and family to donate to your Strides page. You can also promote Giving Tuesday by visiting

Change your Facebook and Twitter profiles to show others that you will be supporting the Society on Giving Tuesday. You can say who you will be giving for, and why you have chosen the Society!

Another fundraising opportunity is to become a Hope Raiser. The Hope Raiser challenge is available to any participant who raises an additional $100 during the month of November. Anyone who reaches this amount by end of November will receive this limited edition commemorative t-shirt that says “Pink Is The New Black” on the front and “Hope Rai$er” on the back. Will you be a Hope Raiser?

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 Kelly Whitlock - $10,146.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Roberta Lester - $3,080.00
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Anna Duski - $2,970.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. ComEd - $18,555.00
  2. Saving 2nd Base - $10,196.00
  3. Presence- Breast Friends for Life - $10,186.20

Top Companies:

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  1 -        ($18,555.00)
  2 -  Presence Health Northwest Chicago Region       ($10,441.20)
  3 -        ($5,450.00)


Contact Carrie Cihasky:

(312) 279-7281

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