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Making Strides of Hinds - Jackson

Saturday, October 31, 2015

9 a.m.

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Thalia Mara Hall
255 E Pascagoula St, Jackson, MS Map it

459 teams and 2,840 participants have raised $105,245.70

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


Words can’t express our feelings on the turnout in the rain! We saw lots of umbrellas, rain coats, and just plain ol’ soaked people marching through the streets of downtown Jackson last Saturday, so special thanks to all of you that came out to support Making Strides in that nasty weather!



Fundraising doesn’t have to stop because the walk is over. Participants can still raise money or turn in any additional funds not turned in yet through December.

Also, all participants were emailed a survey regarding the event that would REALLY help us if everyone filled it out. We love and need our feedback from our Striders, so please take a moment to fill it out and help us with just as important a component of Making Strides as the walk!




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 Hinds - Jackson. 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. Champion of Hope Making Strides Donor Sara Roberts - $1,905.00
  2. Champion of Hope Making Strides Donor Joyce Taylor - $1,645.00
  3. Shining Star Making Strides Donor Mary Luckett - $1,313.93

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.       ($6,200.00)
  2 -        ($4,147.69)
  3 -  MDEQ       ($2,712.75)


Contact Tracie Wade:

(601) 321-5512

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