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Making Strides of Springfield

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Registration: 8:00 a.m. Walk: 9:00 a.m.

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801 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL Map it

18 teams and 37 participants have raised $20,260.43

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.

Interested in helping plan this year's Making Strides walk? Join us for the Event Leadership Team Meeting on Monday, May 9 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Springfield ACS office to learn more about Making Strides and being on the planning committee! RSVP to Amanda German at or 404.653.8087. 

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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 Springfield.

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.

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Top Participants
  1. Super Strider Making Strides Donor Craig Johnson - $500.00
  2. Fabulous Fundraiser Making Strides Donor Franci Cheney - $100.00
  3. Rising Star Tamra Holland - $50.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Me & My BrEaST Friends - $600.00
  2. Just Grandma - $50.00
  3. Grammy's Gang - $25.00


Contact Amanda German:

(404) 653-8087 ext. 88087

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