Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

 
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Aug 11, 2014

Join Us and Help Finish The Fight on Breast Cancer

Making Strides - Finish The Fight!
Making Strides - Finish The Fight!

Make strides to finish the fight against breast cancer.

The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Join millions of people in more than 300 communities nationwide and take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Portland walk. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive, 5K (3.1 mile) event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.

Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information, services, and access to mammograms for women who need them. Sign up today and let’s finish the fight against breast cancer.

3 Ways You Help Us Finish the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Thanks to your support of our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) walk, we are doing the most in every community to help people with breast cancer today and striving to find cures to end the disease tomorrow.

  • Groundbreaking Breast Cancer Research
    We’re investing in cutting-edge breast cancer research to better understand, prevent, find, treat, and cure the disease.
  • Comprehensive Support
    One in every two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer turns to us for help and support.
  • Access to Mammograms
    We’re helping ensure access to mammograms for women who need them so more lives are saved.

Thank you soooooo very much to those who have already made a donation to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign! With your help, we will continue our fight against this dreaded disease. We know that every extra year of life---every milestone like a birthday---is cause for celebration.

If you are interested in learning more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, please visit www.cancer.org or contact Marietta Malm at 503.795.3958.

May 12, 2014

Please help us Finish the Fight on breast cancer!

Make strides to finish the fight against breast cancer.

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to finish the fight. Making Strides walkers turn awareness into action by helping to raise funds for the American Cancer Society each year to save more lives from breast cancer. Today, we’re leading the way in transforming breast cancer from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable. The progress we are making together is nothing short of remarkable. But we need your help to finish the fight.

Your support means more lives saved.

With every dollar raised, the American Cancer Society is helping save more lives from breast cancer.

Groundbreaking Cancer Research

We’re investing in cutting-edge breast cancer research to better understand, prevent, find, and treat the disease.

Comprehensive Support

One in every two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer turns to us for help and support.

Access to Mammograms

We’re helping ensure access to mammograms for women who need them so more lives are saved.

Thank yousoooooo very much to those who have already made a donation to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign! With your help, we will continue our fight against this dreaded disease. We know that every extra year of life---every milestone like a birthday---is cause for celebration.

If you are interested in learning more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, please visit www.MakingStridesWalk.org/PortlandOR or contact Marietta Malm at 503.795.3958

Feb 10, 2014

Help us Finish The Fight on Breast Cancer!

The American Cancer Society has been saving lives for 100 years. Today, we’re helping save more than 400 lives a day that would have otherwise been lost to cancer. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer fundraising and awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities to finish the fight. Our five- mile walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about steps we can take to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight against this disease.

Your generous donations, will help us find breast cancer’s causes and cures, provide free information and services to those fighting the disease, and ensure access to mammograms for women who need them.

The research done at the American Cancer Society, such as Cancer Prevention Study-3, in addition to the studies done by the researchers we fund may help us find answers and Finish the Fight on breast cancer. The American Cancer Society is proud of the 47 researchers that we supported before they went on to win the Nobel Prize, considered the highest accolade any scientist can receive. This work is being done because of your generous donations!

Thank yousoooooo very much to those who have already made a donation to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign! As we will not rest until we have a world without cancer, we need your continued support to help us celebrate more birthdays!!

If you are interested in learning more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, please visit www.MakingStridesWalk.org/PortlandOR or contact Marietta Malm at 503.795.3958.

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Nov 13, 2013

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer update

Helping to raise awareness!!
Helping to raise awareness!!

The American Cancer Society is the leader in the fight to end breast cancer.  With your help and support, we are Helping People Stay Well, Helping People Get Well, Finding Cures, and Fighting Back!

One in every two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer reaches out to the American Cancer Society for help and support. We are in every community providing free information and services when and where people need it. If you need someone to talk with at 3 a.m. (or any other time of the day or night), we’re here. If your friend is losing her hair because of chemo, your mother needs a ride to treatment, or if a loved one needs a place to stay while in treatment away from home, we are the ones who can help.  As we fight to Help People Get Well, your kind donations help support:

Thank you soooooo very much to those who have already made a donation to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign!  As we will not rest until we have a world without cancer, we need your continued support to FINISH THE FIGHT!   

If you are interested in learning more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, please visit www.pdxstrides.org, or contact Marietta Malm at 503.795.3958.

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Aug 15, 2013

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Update

Come join the fun!
Come join the fun!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors and raise awareness about steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer.

In 2013, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Portland, OR has raised more than $200,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight back against this disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.

The progress being made in the fight against breast cancer is incredible but we won’t stop until we finish this fight - and we can’t do it without you!

Did you know that…?

  • The American Cancer Society invests the most in research of any non-governmental organization to find, prevent, treat and cure breast cancer.
  • Today, 1 in every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer reach out to the American Cancer Society for help and support.
  • The American Cancer Society is in every community providing free information and services and ensuring access to mammograms for women who need them.
  • Since Making Strides began 20 years ago, breast cancer death rates have declined 32 percent.

THANK YOU to everyone who has already supported the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. There are 2.5 million breast cancer survivors who celebrated another birthday last year because of people like you who made a donation. 

If you are interested in learning more about our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, please visit www.pdxstrides.org, or contact Julie Robertson at 503.795.3958.

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Portland, OR United States

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