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Valley's 'Making Strides' raises $800K to fight breast cancer

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TEMPE, AZ (CBS5) -

The Valley's 15th annual "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk raised $800,000 on Saturday.

About 10,000 walkers turned out at Tempe Beach Park to raise funds and awareness.

It's estimated one in every two women newly diagnosed with breast cancer reaches out to the American Cancer Society for help and support.

CBS 5 Start Smart Morning News anchor Nicole Crites emceed the event.

People who didn't make Saturday's event can donate at the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" website.

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