Making Strides of Greater Cincinnati

Positive Thoughts

Why We are Making Strides

This year our team, Positive Thoughts, will be walking to support the cancer research efforts of the American Cancer Society. Our team first walked in September 2012 when I was undergoing chemo after my diagnosis of breast cancer. Almost everyone has been touched by breast cancer in some way, so we've decided to make a difference by walking and raising money in our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

As a survivor, I want to support the ongoing research that will help find better ways stop breast cancer from spreading and develop more tolerable treatments. The donations our team raises will enable investment in groundbreaking breast cancer research as well as provide free information and services for those diagnosed with the disease. More than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors will celebrate another birthday this year!
 
Why We Support the American Cancer Society

Saving lives from breast cancer starts one team, one walker, and one dollar at a time. We know that the American Cancer Society is the leader in the fight to end breast cancer. We know that supporting them will ensure that if you need someone to talk to anytime of the day or night, they’ll be there. If your friend is losing her hair from chemo, your mother needs a ride to treatment, or a loved one needs a place to stay when treatment is far from home, they will be there to help.

I hope you will join us and together we will walk for a world without breast cancer.

Love,

Beth

 

Positive Thoughts - Join Team Raised
Pacesetter I made a personal gift Beth McKinney $3,840.00
Fabulous Fundraiser Devon Barnhard $100.00
Pink Powerhouse I made a personal gift Nicole Brown $400.00
Rising Star I made a personal gift Margaret Craycraft $50.00
Rising Star I made a personal gift Sue Craycraft $25.00
Angie Evans $0.00
Fabulous Fundraiser I made a personal gift David Evans $100.00
David B Evans $0.00
Jonathan Evans $0.00
Fabulous Fundraiser Maggie Evans $100.00
Rising Star I made a personal gift Megan Falconieri $50.00
Fabulous Fundraiser Amy Swensen $150.00
Gail Vanden Berg $0.00
Team Gifts $0.00
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Our Event

Greater Cincinnati
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Why We Support
American Cancer Society by Making Strides

Why We are Making Strides

This year our team, Positive Thoughts, will be walking to support the cancer research efforts of the American Cancer Society. Our team first walked in September 2012 when I was undergoing chemo after my diagnosis of breast cancer. Almost everyone has been touched by breast cancer in some way, so we've decided to make a difference by walking and raising money in our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event.

As a survivor, I want to support the ongoing research that will help find better ways stop breast cancer from spreading and develop more tolerable treatments. The donations our team raises will enable investment in groundbreaking breast cancer research as well as provide free information and services for those diagnosed with the disease. More than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors will celebrate another birthday this year!
 
Why We Support the American Cancer Society

Saving lives from breast cancer starts one team, one walker, and one dollar at a time. We know that the American Cancer Society is the leader in the fight to end breast cancer. We know that supporting them will ensure that if you need someone to talk to anytime of the day or night, they’ll be there. If your friend is losing her hair from chemo, your mother needs a ride to treatment, or a loved one needs a place to stay when treatment is far from home, they will be there to help.

I hope you will join us and together we will walk for a world without breast cancer.

Love,

Beth

 

Team Members

Thank You Donors

  1. From Amount
Top Donors
  1. Anne Haggerty 
  2. Anonymous$50
  3. Benjamin Challenge Bonus$200
  4. Beth & Alan 
  5. Beth Guttman 
  6. Beth McKinney$500
  7. Colleen Kelly$300
  8. David Evans$100
  9. David Holwadel$500
  10. Eric, Jen and Eli Dauer$250
  11. Gail Vanden Berg$100
  12. Jon Latham-Peter$100
  13. Kate and Nate Johnson$100
  14. Kevin & Carol Fiehrer$100
  15. Leslie Newman$200
  16. Margaret Craycraft$50
  17. Mary Behimer$500
  18. Megan Falconieri$50
  19. Michele Boardman$100
  20. Mike and Ronny 
  21. Mrs. Shirley M Haggerty 
  22. Ms. Bridgette Y Hightower$30
  23. Nicole Brown$200
  24. Nicole Brown$200
  25. Sam Taormina$100
  26. Sandy Niehaus$100
  27. Sarah Mudd$100
  28. Seth Barnhard$100
  29. Sue Craycraft$25
  30. Teri and Mike Haught 
  31. Toni Robin 
  32. Vicky Evans 
  33. Whitney Larson$100
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How You're Helping
Save Lives From Breast Cancer

Thanks to the support of so many, the American Cancer Society is there for everyone in every community touched by breast cancer. Including those who are currently dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis, those who may face diagnosis in the future, and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education and risk reduction.

invested in breast
cancer grants

$ 74 million

patient service
requests fulfilled

75 thousand

one-to-one support
services provided to
breast cancer patients

11 thousand
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Welcome to our Team Page. We’ve formed a team because this cause is important to us. We want to help. And walking and raising money in our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is the best way we can do that. We all have different reasons for participating but we share a determination to help save lives from breast cancer.

There are so many ways that the money our team raises helps. It’s helping fund innovative research. It’s providing free information for people dealing with the disease. It’s providing rides to treatment and places to stay for people who have to seek treatment far from home. In short, our money is helping save lives. Consider donating to our team and helping advance the cause.

How We Support the American Cancer Society

Of course we walk in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. And we solicit donations from family, friends, and other supporters. But we also schedule fundraisers in lead-up to the big event. Bake-sales, car washes, and countless other types of events. And we promote those on social media, through Facebook and Twitter, by word of mouth, and through flyers at work and around the neighborhood. The success of fundraising events depends on two things - hard work and getting the word out. And we're out to do both. Keep an eye out for our fundraising events.

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