14th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

St. Theresa School lent their full support to breast cancer survivors at this year’s walk.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

There was a sea of pink at Orchard Beach for this year’s 14th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk.

P.S. 153 students and teachers wore their best pink attire while marching at Orchard Beach.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Hosted by the American Cancer Society, 541 teams and 1,856 participants embarked on a nearly 3.1 mile walk on Sunday, October 15 at the Bronx Riviera to raise awareness and fund research for breast cancer.

Puerto Rican Kings and Queens’ Royal Court enjoyed a royal welcome at the event.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (c), his family members, staff and supporters and Thomas Messina representing Congressman Crowley (5th from r), with his wife, a cancer survivor (4th from r).
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Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. with his mother, a cancer survivor.
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Girl Scout Troop 1923 distributed refreshing bottles of water to Making Strides participants.
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Pink Iris were ‘tickled pink’ as they joined others in the fight against breast cancer.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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