OctoberOct 18 2019 12:00am
The Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation will celebrate October 18, 2019 as Miles of Hope Day.
For the past 3 years, County Executives and School Districts have recognized breast cancer programs and Miles of Hope, the only regional breast cancer foundation in the Hudson Valley, during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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
In 2016 and 2017, 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 in their school districts.
Schools celebrated region-wide by wearing pink and increasing awareness of this disease while helping their friends, family, and neighbors by donating $1 from participating students, supporting Miles of Hope local programs here in the Hudson Valley.
On October 18, 2019, 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 (date TBA) 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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