Save the date: Upcoming breast cancer fundraising walks

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Power walk: Since 1993, nearly 7 million walkers have raised more than $400 million to help fight breast cancer through participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks, including this the Fox Valley walk at the Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora. | Courtesy of the American Cancer Society

Are you looking for a way to support breast cancer awareness? There are numerous fundraising walks taking place in northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana. Here’s a look at a few of them:

Illinois

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer: June 2 and 3. www.avonwalk.org/chicago/.

Chicago 3-Day for the Cure: Aug. 10 and 12. www.the3day.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer McHenry County: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at Lions Park. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Chicago: 9 a.m. Oct. 16 at Montrose Harbor. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer DuPage County: 8 a.m. Oct. 16 at Cantigny Park, Wheaton. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Fox Valley: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at Chicago Premium Outlets in Aurora. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Lake County: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 16 at Independence Grove. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer North Shore: 8 a.m. Oct. 16 at Westfield Old Orchard. www.cancer.org

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Northwest Suburban: 8 a.m. Oct. 16 at AT&T Campus in Hoffman Estates. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer South Suburban: 8 a.m. Oct. 16 at Centennial Park Soccer Field. www.cancer.org.

Indiana

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Merrillville: 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at Hidden Lake Park. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer South Bend, Ind.: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at Howard Park. www.cancer.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Valparaiso: 1 p.m. Oct. 16 at Old Fairgrounds Park. www.cancer.org.

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