CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. – Support Connection, a nonprofit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, held a kick-off breakfast last week for its 23rd annual Support-A-Walk, which takes place Sunday, Oct. 1, at FDR State Park.

The free breakfast was held for the fourth consecutive year at the Ashikari Breast Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital. Support Connection staff and volunteers were on hand to answer questions about Support-a-Walk and the organization.

Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights but, through its toll-free services and website, serves people throughout the country. To learn more about Support Connection or the Support-a-Walk, visit or call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

All photos courtesy of Barbara Cervoni of Support Connection