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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

183 teams and 1,411 participants have raised $155,222.44

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


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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. 

Thank you, Southwest Missouri! You never cease to amaze us. With your support, we raised $180,000 at this year's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Southwest Missouri walk. 5,000 survivors, supporters, friends, families, pacesetters, and sponsors all came together at the Hammons Field on Saturday, and it was an amazingly inspiring event. We couldn't do it without you and are so thankful to be a part of this community. 

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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 Lincoln.

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.




 Real Men Wear Pink. This is an excellent opportunity for men in our community to become even more involved in making strides against breast cancer. Do you or someone you know have what it takes? Click on the icon below for more details:

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REAL MEN candidates commit to wearing pink each day throughout the month of October, raise awareness through social networks, and fundraise $2,500 for the cause.


THANK YOU to our generous 2016 Making Strides of Southwest MO sponsors!


Survivor Tent: Central Bank - Central Trust

Children's Tent: Neale & Newman 

Pink Out Tent: Chase

Photo Tent: HM Employee Benefits & Risk Management

Mile Markers: Gold Mountain Communications, Midwest Technical Institute, TransLand

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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. Making Strides Silver Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Deirdre Vest - $5,795.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Cheryl Clay - $2,650.00
  3. Champion of Hope Making Strides Donor Kris Rhinehart - $1,566.53

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Team! Reliable Chevrolet, Inc - $25,812.98
  2. Baby Foot USA - $7,690.00
  3. Team for Tricia - $7,185.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Chevrolet Dealerships       ($29,379.51)
  2 -  Baby Foot USA       ($7,690.00)
  3 -  TCSI-Transland       ($5,778.45)


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