Good causes to consider in coming weeks
Oct. 2 – “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer,” benefitting the American Cancer Society, takes place at 10 a.m. in Syracuse‘s Clinton Square. Details: makingstrides.acsevents.org
Oct. 12 to 15 – The American Cancer Society‘s Cancer Prevention Study 3 takes registrations at Upstate University Hospital and YMCA locations throughout the Syracuse area. Open to men and women ages 30 to 64 who have never received a diagnosis of cancer. Sign up: www.cps3syracuse.com
Oct. 15 – “Step-Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes,” at 10 a.m. at Green Lakes State Park in Fayetteville, benefits the American Diabetes Association. Details: 1-888-342-2383, extension 3665.
Oct. 16 – “March for Babies,” a 3-mile walk starting at 11 a.m. at Onondaga Community College, benefits the March of Dimes. Details: www.marchforbabies.org
Oct. 23 – “A Run for Their Life,” featuring a 15K run, a 5K run and 5K walk, raises money for the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY. It takes place at Syracuse University‘s Manley Field House and Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center. Details: www.findacurecny.org
Nov. 1 – “National Shine a Light on Lung Cancer Vigil” takes place at 6 p.m. outside of Upstate University Hospital‘s main entrance.