$500,000 raised during Liberty Bowl breast cancer walk - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

$500,000 raised during Liberty Bowl breast cancer walk

Dozens of breast cancer survivors gathered for a group photo Sunday at the Liberty Bowl for the American Cancer Society’s 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. (Source: American Cancer Society) Dozens of breast cancer survivors gathered for a group photo Sunday at the Liberty Bowl for the American Cancer Society’s 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. (Source: American Cancer Society)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

More than 12,000 people came together October 23 at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis for the American Cancer Society’s 16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

The group raised $500,000 to help create a world free from the pain and suffering caused by breast cancer.

“From research to education, prevention to diagnosis, and treatment to recovery, the American Cancer Society is there every step of the way for anyone facing a breast cancer diagnosis,” said Tracy McFall, senior community manager for Making Strides. “We support local breast cancer patients and their families through our patient support programs, which include lodging and transportation assistance, and we partner with our medical community to help provide the best care possible. It’s because of Making Strides donations that we are also able to fund a breast cancer research grant right here in Memphis.”

It’s not too late to make a donation to support the Society’s live-saving work. Visit MakingStridesWalk.org/MemphisTN to help the Society continue saving lives.

Since 1993, more than 12 million Making Strides supporters have raised more than $750 million nationwide. 

For free breast cancer information and resources, visit the American Cancer Society’s website or call 1-800-227-2345 anytime, day or night.

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