SPECIAL EDITION

Halloween is right around the corner! We’ve got one last Breast Cancer Awareness Month event for you: a Halloween 5k!
1. Register at https://acsedwc.ejoinme.org/halloween5k
2. Follow, like, and “RSVP” to the 5k at the “Halloween Your Way!” Facebook page
3. Recruit friends to join!
4. Plan your costume and have fun!

You won’t be judged on time so just make sure to get out & complete your 3.1 miles in any way you choose (run, walk, bike, roller blade, hike, etc.!). Help us flood social media with support for cancer patients and their families! Suggestions of what to post will be included in your Virtual 5K Packet. Make sure to tag @AmericanCancerSocietyEvents so we can see & share!

The HopeClub Latest

Strides Isn’t over Yet! Making Strides of the Adirondacks is this Sunday!

Strides On the Go
Join us from your car on October 25th at select locations in Glens Falls between 11am and 1pm. Stay tuned for more details
Tribute Garden
Purchase a special tribute sign to be displayed in our tribute garden on October 25th. These 12″ x 8″ signs are $25 an can be personalized in honor or in memory of a loved one. You can donate to any participant or team when purchasing your tribute. Orders due October 19th.
Stride Where You Are
Plan to walk any day and time in October that fits your schedule. It may be around your block, in a special park, alone or with family, friends or coworkers. Please be sure to tag us on social media @adkstrides so we can see how you Stride!
cityHUNT – Scavenger Hunt
Curious about the fall Making Strides experience? Although our traditional Making Strides walk will not take place, we are excited to partner with cityHUNT to bring you all the fun, camaraderie, and celebration of Making Strides – from the comfort of your own neighborhood! Each team that raises $500 will receive a free cityHUNT scavenger hunt experience – pinked out with fun clues encouraging you to solve trivia, take pictures, make videos and celebrate breast cancer survivors

http://makingstrideswalk.org/Adirondacks

EVENT CONTACT

To learn more about the Making Strides of The Adirondacks or for other information, call us toll free at 1-800-227-2345. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also contact your local American Cancer Society office using the contact information provided below Monday through Friday during standard business hours.

NICK LIPORACE

AdirondacksNYStrides@Cancer.org

518.220.6925

MAILING ADDRESS:
American Cancer Society
ATTN: Making Strides of The Adirondacks – SK #F3FQVR
1 Penny Ln
Latham Office
Latham, NY 12110

A Look at Albany’s Event!

Hopeful Cooking

Thursday 4pm on Facebook Live (@hopeclub) Where Lily and Sukhpreet will be cooking up Pasta Primavera!

The Tranquil Corner on Facebook

TEASER!!

Don’t forget that each month River’s Casino will be sharing a new Recipe to the HopeClub Facebook Page!

Stay Tuned for More Information on this November’s Virtual King of the Wing Eating Contest!!!

We are gearing up to design this Holiday Seasons Fundraising ACS HopeClub branded merch! Head to Social media to weigh in if we do Mugs, Hats, or Shirts!
http://www.cancer.org

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!!!

79% of cancer patients report delays in care due to the pandemic – and they need our support NOW! Sign up and raise $250 online between Oct. 1-30 and earn a gray Making Strides hooded T-shirt. https://secure.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=97566
Who doesn’t need a little more pink in their wardrobe? Check out our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer online store today!

Proceeds from every purchase will benefit the American Cancer Society and the fight against breast cancer.

Get your pink on and help us fund the future https://www.mypromomall.com/acs?fbclid=IwAR1PVudl-pTKo0kr3-X1iE3Npn70mVIPxDFUFJqUxPakwVhEo9pv2Yj6dcc
SAVE THE DATE! Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends Days October 14th and 15th, 2020

Shop at Boscov’s (Colonie Center) or Boscov’s-Clifton Park Center on October 14th or 15th, 2020 and tell the cashier you want 5% of your purchase donated to the American Cancer Society (ACS). You’ll receive 20% off almost everything and ACS will receive a 5% donation. No coupon needed! For more information visit: https://www.boscovs.com/wcsstore/boscovs/images/e_mail/landing/fhf/fhf2.html?fbclid=IwAR2w2EbzrfEkgWuBEl3E2yN7v-3_AOTluAHdNymDlP1ssH8FYMKitpo834E

Making Strides of Albany

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020

9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

ALBANY CAPITAL CENTER

55 Eagle Street

Albany, NY

EVENT DETAILS

Strides Your Way – Making Strides Re-imagined!

2020 is a Stride Your Way experience, ACS is excited to host multiple options so that you can participate in the way that you are most comfortable. Our 25th anniversary will include a virtual program hosted by News Channel 13’s Benita Zahn along with Jason Gough,  an opportunity for registered participants to turn in donations while enjoying a socially distant ‘pink carpet experience’ and we remind encourage everyone to Stride Your Way throughout October. This year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Albany may have a different feel but can have an even bigger impact in our community because so many need us to Finish the Fight! Even apart, we stay YOUNITED!

Stride Where You Are

Plan to walk any day and time in October that fits your schedule. It may be around your block, in a special park, alone or with family, friends or coworkers. Please be sure to tag us on social media @AlbanyStrides so we can see how you Stride! 

Hybrid event on October 18th

Join us for this socially distanced in-person opportunity on Sunday, October 18th from 9am – 12pm outside of the Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street in Albany. This ‘pink carpet experience’ will include the Chevy Pink Camaro, the Real Men Wear Pink CDTA bus, the BIG Pink Chair, and more! Donation intake will be available for registered teams/individuals. Note only registered teams/individuals may sign-up to participate. Participation is limited and everyone must wear a mask and maintain social distance per NY State Guidelines.


Virtual event October 18th 11am

Tune in to our Facebook page at 11am on Sunday, October 18th for our virtual Making Strides of Albany.

City Hunt

Curious about the fall Making Strides experience? Although our traditional Making Strides walk will not take place, we are excited to partner with cityHUNT to bring you all the fun, camaraderie, and celebration of Making Strides – from the comfort of your own neighborhood! Each team that raises $500 will receive a free cityHUNT scavenger hunt experience – pinked out with fun clues encouraging you to solve trivia, take pictures, make videos and celebrate breast cancer survivors. 

https://secure.acsevents.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=97566

Hopeful Cooking with Interns Sukhpreet and Lily

Starting Tuesday October 20th at 5pm on Facebook Live join us as we jump into a new recipe every other Tuesday! Follow HopeClub at https://www.facebook.com/hopeclub or at https://www.instagram.com/acs.hopeclub/ to keep up to date on recipes, ingredients and more!!

The Tranquil Corner with Interns Lily and Sukhpreet

Join us on Thursdays at 4pm starting October 15th on Facebook Live where every other week we will develop a meditation practice, learn Mudras, create a Zen corner, and more! Follow on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date!!!