September 07, 2012

Raising funds and awareness with Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2012

Source: NYSUT Communications
Caption: Showing their support in pink scarves at an Albany Making Strides event are, left to right, NYSUT Vice Presidents Kathleen Donahue and Maria Neira.

NYSUT members across New York have long supported the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer by raising more than $8.3 million over the last 10 years — more than any corporate sponsor, such as Walmart.

NYSUT Vice President Maria Neira applauded that effort and asked for more. "As women's health care rights are under attack constantly from the far right and even within some other advocacy groups, it's even more important this year for NYSUT members to strengthen their support of ACS and its efforts on health care for both men and women," Neira said.

2012 marks NYSUT's tenth year as a flagship sponsor of the non-competitive 5K Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks, which will take place at numerous sites across the state this fall.


Register online

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

You may register online at: makingstrides.acsevents.org/nysut .

If you're starting a local team or signing up as an individual walker, be sure to select "NYSUT" as your company affiliation


Starting a local team?

If you're one of the many NYSUT affiliates starting a team of walkers, be sure to select "NYSUT" as your "Team Company" on the online registration form. This allows the American Cancer Society to track both your team's fundraising and NYSUT's statewide fundraising efforts .

making strides online registration

You may also select "NYSUT" as your company affiliation if you're registering as an individual walker.

Online registration is available at: makingstrides.acsevents.org/nysut .