DynCorp International team members at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on October 19, 2013, in Viera, Fla. The team raised more than $5,700 to directly benefit the breast cancer education and awareness, treatment for those that have been diagnosed, and research to find a cure. Out of more than 260 teams that participating at the event, DI’s team finished first in fundraising efforts.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the country, uniting nearly 300 communities to participate in the fight against breast cancer. Each event is an inspiring opportunity to honor those who have battled breast cancer, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.
American Cancer Society
For more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of supporters worldwide, they are helping people stay well, helping people get well, find cures and fight back against cancer.
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 11 geographic divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.