Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides 2023 Award Announcements Start February 12

It’s that wonderful time of year again when the American Cancer Society celebrates all the passionate fighters, hope enablers and fearless fundraisers who are working to end cancer as we know it, for everyone.


What: Nomination and Data based award winners announced

Where: Video announcements on

When: February 12th, 13th & 15th at 12:00PM ET



February 12

Hero of Research

Legacy Teams
Power of Hope Event


February 13

Spirit of Strides Individual Award
Spirit of Strides Team Award
Spirit of Strides Event Award 


February 15

Top 10 Events
Top 10 Individuals
Top 10 Teams

We will celebrate 2 types of awards:

    • Data Driven: Data Driven awards are awarded solely on data collected by the American Cancer Society records.
    • Nomination-based: Region volunteer leadership and staff submitted nominations for:
      • Spirit of Strides Award The Spirit of Strides Awards are intended to honor and recognize both an event and fundraising individual/team that embodies the relentless Making Strides Against Breast Cancer spirit and commitment that has propelled the success of this movement for more than two decades.
      • Power of Hope Award: The Power of Hope Award is meant to recognize Making Strides events that support and honor cancer survivors in their community.

Questions about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer awards? Contact [email protected]

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