Avon is the national presenting sponsor for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Bronxites Make Strides Against Breast Cancer

St. Catharine Academy students lent their full support at this year’s walk.
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There was a sea of pink at Orchard Beach for this year’s 15th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Hosted by the American Cancer Society and first-time national presenting sponsor Avon, many teams and participants embarked on a nearly 3.1 mile walk on Sunday, October 21 at the Bronx Riviera to raise awareness and fund research for breast cancer.

St. Theresa School cheerleaders joined many others in walking for a cure!
Team P.S. 72 shared their hope so no one walked alone.
Family and friends of Councilman Mark Gjonaj (back, c) and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez (front, c) enjoyed an important day at Orchard Beach.
M.S. 181 seniors were eager to make strides against breast cancer!
(l-r) Iberto Martinez, Altagracia Vargas and survivor Rosa Vargas participated in the walk.
Pelham Preparatory Academy team members were excited to participate in this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Bronx Walk.
Team Early Childhood Development Community wore their best pink attire for the occasion.
Team Jacobi were ‘tickled pink’ to be attending this year’s lifesaving event.
(l-r) Pelham Bay residents Kaitlin, Emmett and Declan Urban supported breast cancer warriors and survivors.
(l-r) Girl Scout Troop 1923 Kaitlin, Cianna, Tatiana and Natalie came to cheer on those participating in the walk with Nancy Matthie.
(back, l-r) Rafael and Sara Dominguez and (front, l-r) Jean and Anna DiStefano represented the P.S./M.S. 71 Parent Teacher Association.
Assemblyman Michael Benedetto’s office lent its support to those walking for a cure.
Posted 12:00 am, October 26, 2018
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