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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Posted by Rivka Israel, Esq. on August 30, 2017 at 4:40 PM



Walk information:

When: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017 Registration: 6:30 a.m. Walk: 7:30 a.m.


What: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer.


For information about why I do this event every year place visit my profile.


To register and/or donate please click here.


Making Strides of San Diego reflects its own community, here's what you can expect at our event:


CHECK-IN OPENS


6:30 am


If you have registered online:


Check in is simple if you've already signed up online. You should have received an email with you check-in ID before the walk. Print it out and bring it to the check-in tent along with any donations on the day of the walk.


If you have not registered online:


Please go to the check-in area to complete a paper registration form. Turn in your completed form along with any donations.


WALK BEGINS


7:30 am


We have to be sure that our team is ready to go at least 15 minutes before your designated start time.


Where: Balboa Park @ 6th and Laural


Please follow the link above for important location information.


FOR SURVIVORS AND CAREGIVERS


Survivor check-in:


Survivors, check in when you arrive at the walk. Please fill out a paper registration form or sign up online.


Survivor area:


The survivor area is a special area for survivors and the caregivers attending with them. Both survivors and caregivers are included to make sure everyone is as comfortable as possible.


AFTER THE WALK


We all walk together, but our event is not a race. We will stop whenever you want or need to. You absolutely do not need to complete the entire walk if you are unable. Upon finishing the walk, please there is entertainment, water, and vendor booths.


Why I am Making Strides

Because I want to make a difference in the fight to end breast cancer. I know that by raising funds and walking in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, I will help save lives from breast cancer. It is also a relatively short walk and one I am physically capable of doing with my disabilities.

I hope that one day breast cancer, or cancer of any sort, will never steal another year from anyone's life. Making Strides is not only my opportunity to join my community to fight back against breast cancer, but it is also a way to inspire hope by raising funds and awareness to help those facing the disease. That's why I'm walking.

Who I am Making Strides For

My reason for walking in the Making Strides event is personal – just like every other walker’s story. We all walk because we’ve been affected by breast cancer, or any other type of cancer, in some way, and because the Making Strides event gives us the power to make a difference and fight back. It also gives us a feeling of unity, joining together to fight a common foe. This is my opportunity to honor breast cancer survivors, including my Aunt, and to remember people we have lost to any form of cancer. Just last year I lost my grandmother to cancer as well. I hope you will join me in trying to make a difference. I have lost several familiy member to cancer in one form or another and as of very recently I can say that I am in remission and can consider myself a cancer Survivor.

I have signed up to walk and fundraise with Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. I hope you will consider joining my team and/or making a donation in support of my efforts.

Together, we can make a differnce!

Rivka

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