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Making Strides of Providence

Sunday, October 18, 2015

9 a.m.

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Downtown Providence
2 Kennedy Plz, Providence, RI Map it

572 teams and 3,987 participants have raised $489,235.87

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 everyone that walked with us! We had at least 17,000 walkers! It was an amazing day. Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who make it possible to have an event this size! Thank you to all the survivors who inspire us to keep fighting! Thank you to everyone who fundraised and everyone who donated! We are working hard towards reaching our goal of raising $800,000 by the end of the year. 

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You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Providence. 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 Dianne Fonseca - $48,666.18
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Linda Caparco - $5,960.00
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Laurie Pichette - $5,749.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Keeping the Pace With Dianne - $48,666.18
  2. Paul Masse Chevrolet, Buick GMC - $17,400.00
  3. Interpak Cancer Fighters - $13,449.12

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Chevrolet Dealerships       ($17,400.00)
  2 -  International Packaging Corporation       ($13,449.12)
  3 -        ($8,131.00)


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