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Making Strides of Lake County

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Registration: 7:30 a.m. Walk: 9:00 a.m.

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Independence Grove Forest Preserve
16400 W Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL Map it

73 teams and 367 participants have raised $74,967.77

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.


4 Facts to Know this Week:

 1. Win Pink Strides Sunglasses: Did you know that $48 could help provide FIVE rides to and from treatment for a cancer patient through our Road to Recovery program?  When you raise $48 online in the next 48 hours, you will win pink sunglasses!

 2. Strides Boutique: Tables are still available in the Strides Boutique for your team to sell pink or breast cancer themed items. Contact us today for more details.

 3. Volunteer: Volunteer are needed every step of the way and are vital to the success of the event!  Email for more information about becoming a volunteer.

 4. Social Media: Likes Us on Facebook: @MSABCLakeCounty and Follow Us on Twitter: @MSABCLakeCounty


We believe that everyone with breast cancer should have support.

That's why the American Cancer Society is so determined to be here for the survivors, the patients, the caregivers, and the millions saved through early detection.

Help raise funds for groundbreaking breast cancer research, life-saving education, and critical patient services by walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Making Strides of Lake County.

Get ready to join more than one million volunteers nationwide. When you sign up, fundraise, and participate in one of our noncompetitive, three- to five-mile walks, you will be there to support every person affected by breast cancer.

We walk to make sure that anyone touched by this disease has a hand to hold. So give us yours by taking the first steps in supporting this year's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

You can start a team, or keep your team going. And keep raising awareness and donations.

Begin today! The sooner we start, the farther we'll go.

Join us now.


Sponsor our event
Our Making Strides walk offers a unique opportunity to reach passionate participants in our community. As a Making Strides sponsor, you will help support the American Cancer Society in working to create a world free from the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.


Volunteer at our event
You're just a quick step from volunteering to support the Making Strides walk! None of this would be possible without dedicated volunteers donating their time and talent. Walk with the American Cancer Society volunteer family, and you will help us to end the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.

Event Details

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At our Making Strides walk, you can share in 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.

Event sponsored by:

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Karen Sussman - $3,353.00
  2. Champion of Hope Making Strides Donor Amy Pasquesi - $2,135.00
  3. Champion of Hope Making Strides Donor Vicky Wanta - $1,569.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Team CTCA - $15,000.00
  2. Pocket Full of Sunshine - $5,839.00
  3. Volkswagen - $5,780.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  VW Credit, Inc.       ($5,780.00)
  2 -  Sysmex       ($3,130.00)
  3 -  NorthShore University HealthSystem       ($698.00)


Contact Stephanie Shinn:

(312) 279-7265

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