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Southern Illinois Hosts Inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk

Join the world’s leading cancer research organization in their quest for a cure and make a difference in just one morning – on October 23rdthe Southern Region of your American Cancer Society is hosting its inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk at Evergreen Park in Carbondale, IL.

Together we’ll raise funds and walk to defeat this disease so our daughters, mothers, sisters, friends and family won’t ever have to face a diagnosis.  A world with less breast cancer is a world with more birthdays.  Join us as we Make Strides Against Breast Cancer!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk at Evergreen Park in Carbondale, IL

Saturday, October 23

 Registration begins @ 8 am

 Walk begins @ 9 am

There are many ways to get involved in a Making Strides event.

Start a Team: Sign up online to start your team and then invite your friends to join in. Go to www.makingstridesillinois.com.

Join a Team: Commit to share your passion to save lives from breast cancer by signing up to join a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team. Your team leader will guide you and you can ask friends and family to support your efforts with donations

Walk as an Individual: You can sign up individually, but you won’t be alone as you will become part of a nationwide community of participants.

Donate to a Walker or Team: Making Strides is more than a walk – it is a fundraising event. The dollars raised help the American Cancer Society continue its work of helping people get well, stay well, find cures and fight back. We can’t do it without you and your support.

Become a Volunteer: You will be one of the driving forces behind our event. Share your passion to help create a world with less breast cancer and more birthdays by sharing your time.

 



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