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How you can help patients battling cancer this weekend

Posted at 3:18 PM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 16:53:46-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — You can help cancer patients, scientists and doctors make strides against breast cancer this weekend in Buffalo.

Thousands of Western New Yorkers will take a trip down Furhman Boulevard for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k.

Here's what you can expect:


Outer Harbor Lakeside Bikepark
825 Furhman Boulevard


8:30 a.m. Saturday

Opening Ceremony

Join survivors, caregiver and others who are passionate about saving others from the disease at 9:00 a.m. 7 Eyewitness News Anchors Katie Morse and Ed Drantch will mc the event. 7 ABC is a proud sponsor of the event.


The 5k race starts at 10:00 a.m. The walk begins at 10:15 a.m.

You can register to be a part of the walk by clicking this link.

Event Contact

You can call 1-800-227-2345 or email for more information about the event. You can also visit the Making Strides of Buffalo website by clicking this link.


If you can't make it to downtown Buffalo this weekend, you can still help the American Cancer Society by donating funds.

Making Strides Against Cancer raises money and helps the American Cancer Society fund groundbreaking cancer research. The organization also provides cancer with services such as free places to stay near hospitals, free rides to chemo treatment and a cancer helpline. You can find more information on their website here.