Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Coney Island raises $750,000
It was a sea of pink in Coney Island.
For the second straight year in Coney, and the 16th in Brooklyn, the American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, a centerpiece of its efforts during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Making Strides against Breast Cancer is a division of ACS that fundraises for breast cancer research, program and detection.
This year’s event, held on Sunday, October 21, drew nearly 35,000 people to show their support as well as raise money and awareness.