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Making Strides of Shelby - Memphis

Sunday, October 25, 2015

3 p.m.

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Liberty Bowl
335 S Hollywood St, Memphis, TN Map it

353 teams and 1,992 participants have raised $217,249.20

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.


Thank you Memphis for supporting our 15th annual Making Strides despite the weather!You all amaze us!

Reminder, we know some of you who couldn't make it still have donations to turn in. Our offices are open to take these donations daily from 8-4:30. We would love to see you in our office and you can share with us how you made strides!! 

Thank you!!!! We are having a record breaking year and we know you are a huge part of that! 


You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Shelby - Memphis. 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.

Kevin and Phillip 190

Real Men Wear Pink
The Real Men of Memphis are a group of community leaders who have committed to ending the fight against breast cancer by agreeing to raise awareness and to raise money in this year’s 
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Event.

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Mary Lawrence Allen - $5,392.63
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Amy Thomas - $5,180.00
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Cynthia Shifflett - $5,050.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! AutoZone Striders - $45,285.00
  2. Farm Bureau of Tennessee - Arlington - $12,400.00
  3. Brown Baptist Church - $7,000.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  AutoZone       ($45,755.82)
  2 -  Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee       ($18,500.00)
  3 -  fred's Inc.       ($9,208.56)


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