SAVE THE DATE: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer : Sunday, Oct 15, 2017

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5 Mile Non-Competitive Fundraising Walk: JONES BEACH STATE PARK- PARKING FIELD 5
Registration 7AM – Rolling Start Visit: www.MakingStridesWalk.org/LongIsland

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society in its efforts to save lives from breast cancer. To learn more about the Making Strides of Long Island or for other information, call us toll free at 1-800-227-2345. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also contact your local American Cancer Society office using the contact information provided below Monday through Friday during standard business hours.

 

SAVE THE DATE: LLS Light The Night@ Eisenhower Park, East Meadow: Saturday, Oct 21, 2017

When you or someone you love hears the words “you have cancer”... It’s one of the darkest moments in your life. At Light The Night, it is our aim to bring light to the darkness of cancer through research and cures. Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) funding of research to find blood cancer cures. We bring hope instead of despair by working to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients. We bring communities together to celebrate those who are fighting the disease and to honor those we have lost. We are taking steps to end cancer. WE LIGHT THE NIGHT. For more info on this event, visit: http://www.lightthenight.org/about

 

SAVE THE DATE: 5K Non-Competitive Fundraising Walk @ Suffolk Community College-Eastern Campus, Riverhead: Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

If you're thinking of starting a team, the Making Strides kickoff is a great opportunity to learn more. If you've already decided that you want to make a difference for those facing breast cancer, the kickoff will help you be the most successful team leader you can possibly be. Don't miss it. Visit www.MakingStridesWalk.org/EasternLongIsland

Whether we’ve faced it ourselves, or someone we love has, almost everyone has been affected by breast cancer in some way. But at the same time, we can all do something about it. By donating to a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event you’re helping the American Cancer Society make a difference in so many ways, from funding innovative breast cancer research to simply providing a hand to hold.

LI2DAY- TOP BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISER

AFAC's objectives to bring awareness, resources and hope to the community also includes featuring the tremendous spirit behind local fundraiser projects and events. One of the many headliners of our upcoming Awareness News series is Mrs. Ginny Salerno, Founder and Executive Director of LI2DAY (www.li2daywalk.org) whose personal life’s work is to establish the (now) massive undertaking of producing breast cancer walks on Long Island. In 2003, Ginny returned from a national breast cancer walk and was inspired to bring a multi-day walk to Long Island where 100% of the funds raised by walkers would stay on Long Island to be distributed by grassroots breast cancer service & support organizations. With sheer determination, family, friends and the support from local politicians and businesses, the inaugural LI2Day Breast Cancer Walk took place in Suffolk County in June of 2004 and raised $291,000. Now into its 14th year, local grassroots organizations from South Nassau and Manhasset to Montauk Point are receiving funds to fight breast cancer and other women’s cancers. Over $6 million dollars has been raised in 14 years.

Visit GINNY'S website
and join the fight against Breast Cancer!

MAKE A DONATION - MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Let’s get together and celebrate!
KICKOFF BREAKFAST

7:30 AM TO 8:45 AM | Wednesday August 9, 2017
Registration: 7:00 AM Program 7:30 AM-845 AM
CREST HOLLOW COUNTRY CLUB
8325 Jericho Turnpike Woodbury, NY 11797

Email your RSVP to longislandNYstrides@cancer.org
or go to: MakingStridesWalk.org/LongIsland

7:30 AM TO 8:45 AM | Thursday August 17, 2017
Registration: 7:00 AM Program 7:30 AM-845 AM
ATLANTIS BANQUETS & EVENTS at the Riverhead Aquarium
431 East Main Street Riverhead, NY 11901

Email your RSVP to EasternLongIslandNYStrides@cancer.org
or go to: MakingStridesWalk.org/EasternLongIsland

RSVP by August 1, 2017 with location choice, your name and contact number so we can plan for food
You can also call 1.631.300.3212 to register.

At our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff:
• Find out how easy it is to join
• Unite with others in your community
• Learn about the impact we’re making
• Receive tips for raising funds and awareness
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AWARENESS FOR A CURE is sponsored in part by the LONG ISLAND CAREGIVERS GROUP, our initiative aims to support the many Long Island-based charity groups dedicated to the fight against chronic and auto-immune diseasses. We aspire to be a satelite support team, a fellow fundraising arm and an extra loudspeaker for raising awareness for the missions of our many fundraising friends. This year, we are forging new alliances and partnerships in the public and private sectors and we wish to take action on behalf of our partner charities as well as in the interest of global human care.


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