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Making Stride Against Breast Cancer Kickoff

Date/Time
08/13/19
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Sea Dog Brewery
1 Main St
Topsham, ME 04086
United States

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Did you know?

An estimated 271,000 women and men will be newly diagnosed with breast cancer in 2019. Additionally more than 41,000 deaths, in both women and men, will be caused by breast cancer in 2019.

The American Cancer Society is fighting back from every angle to combat these statistics…

• As of March 2019, the American Cancer Society is funding 160 multi-year breast cancer research grants, with a total investment of $64.3 million focused on breast cancer.

•The American Cancer Society’s Community Health Advocates implementing Nationwide Grants for Empowerment and Equity (CHANGE) program has contributed to more than 915,000 low? or no?cost breast, cervical or colorectal screenings.

• In 2018, more than 200 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events – with a over 1 million walkers – raised more than $60 million to support the American Cancer Society. Since the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events began in New England in 1993, more than 15 million participants have raised more than $935 million.

On Sunday, October 6 our the next Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will be taking place in Brunswick. Come learn more about the event and how you can get involved at our annual kickoff on Tuesday, August 16 at the Sea Dog Brewery in Topsham. Food will be provided and all attendees will have the chance to win a special raffle prize.

Come join us to learn more about how you can help support the American Cancer Society as it continue to  attack breast cancer from every angle!

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