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Making Strides of Erie

Saturday, October 10, 2015

10:30 a.m.

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Perry Square
State and South Park Row, Erie, PA Map it

74 teams and 322 participants have raised $13,157

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.

Our 15th annual Making Strides walk is in less than 2 weeks. Please continue to watch this page, our event details page, and Making Strides Erie on Facebook for important announcements and updates. Click here to visit our Facebook page. 

Due to ongoing construction in West Perry Square, we will be moving across the street to the East side of the park. We will be working out the details of how this will affect the walk route this week. We will also be working on the layout of the tents in the park. Watch for an updated Google map and schedule of events on the event details page within the next week. Encourage your team members to check it out as well so they know what to expect the day of the walk. Click here to visit the event details page

Have you collected any cash or check donations? Did you know that you can make them show on your dashboard so your supporters can see how close you really are to your goal? Check out this document that will walk you through a few simple steps to add those donations and recognize those who are helping you finish the fight. Also, don't forget to download the new ACS Fundraising app to take credit card donations and process checks directly from your phone. 


You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and participating in the 15th Annual American Cancer Society Making Strides of Erie. Join more than one million people each year who are helping to end breast cancer.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities with a shared determination to finish the fight. By signing up, fundraising, and participating in one of our noncompetitive, three- to five-mile walks, you will help us be there for everyone in every community touched by breast cancer. You will help those who are currently dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis, those who may face a diagnosis in the future, and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education and prevention.

Every Making Strides event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor and celebrate breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about the disease, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer by funding groundbreaking breast cancer research, providing free comprehensive information and support, and helping people take steps to reduce their risk of the disease or find it early when it’s most treatable.

Why your participation matters
The American Cancer Society has been saving lives for more than a century. We won't stop until we finish the fight. Find out how we’re putting your dollars to work now - doing the most in every community to help those with breast cancer today and working tirelessly to find cures to end the disease tomorrow.


Volunteer at our event
Become a Making Strides volunteer! Our events would not be possible without dedicated volunteers donating their time and talent. Join the American Cancer Society volunteer family, and you will help us finish the fight against breast cancer.

Event Details

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At our Making Strides walk, you can embrace 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 Melissa Saxton - $790.00
  2. Super Strider Sandi Ebert - $500.00
  3. Pink Powerhouse Making Strides Donor Lori Wagel - $475.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. LouAnn's Legacy - $1,260.00
  2. Team Saxton - $1,065.00
  3. Chris' Crusaders & Joleen's Gems - $744.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Allegheny Health Network       ($80.00)
  2 -  UPMC Hamot       ($10.00)


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