Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- Joining together to fight breast cancer.

The American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Cleveland was this morning and it raise $120,000 to help save lives from breast cancer.

Thousands of breast cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers and community members united on Public Square.

The 5k walk helps to raise awareness and funds to end breast cancer and provides hope to ensure no one faces breast cancer alone.

American Cancer Society Executive Director Sarah Wells said, "The event was a moving example how – united – we can make huge progress toward a world without breast cancer. Our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk helps the American Cancer Society fund groundbreaking research into causes, prevention, and treatments for breast cancer, provide free rides to chemo and places to stay near hospitals, a live 24/7 cancer helpline, and so much more."

FOX 8's Tracy McCool emceed the very special walk.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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