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Making Strides of Boston

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Start 8 a.m.

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788 teams and 6,277 participants have raised $1,343,474.94

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 to all of our walkers, teams, Pacesetters, sponsors and the weather, for making our 2015 Boston Strides such a HUGE success! With almost 40,000 walkers enjoying the celebration in the surprising sunshine, we are on track to raise $2.5 million!

Remember – the fight’s not over, so please continue to fundraise with us through the end of the year. You can still make the difference with matching gifts, local fundraisers, sending in those post-event donations. Please contact if we can help!

Mail all donations to: American Cancer Society, ATTN: American Cancer Society - Boston MSABC, 30 Speen Street, Framingham MA 01701


Thank you to everyone who attended our Kickoff Breakfast. Watch the replay here!

Be sure to visit our event photo & videos page for photos of walk day - October 4, 2015! Check back often as we will add new photos. Photos will also be added to our social media channels. View event photos/videos

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

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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 John Tegan - $75,770.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Maureen Leary-Jago - $32,450.00
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Bob MacLea - $27,835.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Troop Tegan for Lorraine - $98,001.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! TJX's Tenacious Trifecta - $34,548.36
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Friends of Jill Leary - $34,310.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  High School Challenge       ($89,238.46)
  2 -  TJX WAVE LP - Homegoods, TJ Maxx, Marshalls       ($34,548.36)
  3 -  Law Firm Challenge       ($30,737.97)


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