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


9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon


55 Eagle Street

Albany, NY


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. 


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!!!

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