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Making Strides of Southwest MO

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Check-in: 8:00 a.m. Walk: 9:00 a.m.

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Hammons Field Plaza
955 E Trafficway St, Springfield, MO Map it

7 teams and 17 participants have raised $1,080

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

ATTENTION SURVIVORS & CAREGIVERS! In honor of our 8th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Southwest MO event, we are inviting breast cancer survivors and caregivers to become selected members of the Portraits of Hope program, as ambassadors, who can help us spread the message of the importance of breast cancer prevention, early detection, hope, and how the American Cancer Society is ending the fight against this disease. Applications are due April 1st. CLICK HERE to check it out!




JOIN US for a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Springfield Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 25th at 4 PM at our new location.  

 We will be hosting an open house from 4-7 that evening.  


THANK YOU, SOUTHWEST MO! You raised more than $200,000 for your American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in 2015. Register TODAY for our 8th Annual Event on Saturday, October 22, 2016, so that we can all walk toggether- so that no one ever walks alone.  

 Thank you for your continued support!



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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.

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 Southwest MO.

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.

Why your participation matters
The American Cancer Society has been saving lives for more than a century. And we will continue to lead every step of the way. Find out how we're putting your dollars to work now - doing the most in every community to be there for those on the frontline as we fight this disease.


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. Shining Star Deirdre Vest - $1,075.00
  2. Barb Burgio - $5.00

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Top Teams
  1. Team for Tricia - $1,075.00


Contact Kelly Risby:

(417) 447-1487

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