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Making Strides of Peninsula

Sunday, October 30, 2016

12:30 p.m.-4 p.m.

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The Mariners Museum and Park
100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA Map it

112 teams and 877 participants have raised $95,552.30

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.


I am excited to announce the Making Strides of Peninsula, VA is rescheduled for Sunday, October 30th at The Mariner's Museum and Park at 12:30 pm. More details to follow but please save the date!  Thank you for your support and understanding.


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 Peninsula.

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:

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Top Participants
  1. Making Strides Silver Pacesetter April Crawford - $5,000.00
  2. Making Strides Silver Pacesetter Michele Lynn - $5,000.00
  3. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Marie Karika - $3,037.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Treasured Chests - $10,700.00
  2. Canon Virginia, Inc. - $8,003.35
  3. Kalfus & Nachman - $5,357.38

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Riverside Health System       ($4,238.67)
  2 -  The Links, Incorporated       ($1,105.00)
  3 -  PepsiCo       ($1,088.00)


Contact Emily Bacalis:

(757) 493-7948

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