october, 2018

19octAll DayMiles of Hope DayCelebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by declaring October 20, Miles of Hope Day at your school or business.

Event Details

The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will celebrate October 19, 2018 as Miles of Hope Day. In 2016, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Rockland County Executive Edwin Day, and Chairman of the Columbia County Board of Supervisors, Matt Murell declared Miles of Hope Day in their respective counties and Mayor Rob Rolison did the same in the City of Poughkeepsie.

Miles of Hope funds support services, education and outreach for people affected by breast cancer within the 9 counties of the Hudson Valley: Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, Columbia, Sullivan and Greene. www.milesofhope.org

The Arlington Central School District, the Wappingers Central School District, the Millbrook Central School District, Red Hook High School (Dutchess), the Elmsford Union Free School District, Yorktown Central School District, Mt. Vernon School District, Hastings on Hudson School District, Peekskill City School District (Westchester) and the Greenwood Lake United Free School District, and James I. O’Neill High School declared Miles of Hope Day last year. Schools celebrated region-wide by wearing pink and increasing awareness of this disease while helping their friends, family, and neighbors right here in the Hudson Valley.

On October 19, 2018, multiple fund raisers all around the 9 county region will take place honoring and benefiting the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Join us!

A kickoff Press Conference will take place in September, in the courtyard of the Poughkeepsie Journal building in downtown Poughkeepsie – all participating school districts, businesses, and governments are encouraged to attend. If your organization or school or school district would like to participate, or if you have questions, please email us at: info@milesofhope.org


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