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Photos: 23rd Annual Support-a-Walk in Yorktown

October 12, 2017

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The annual Support-a-Walk to benefit Support Connection returned for its 23rd year on Sunday, Oct. 1.

According to Support Connection, 88 cents of every dollar raised directly funds its free breast and ovarian cancer support services, which have helped thousands of people since the organization was established in 1996. Last year, about 9,000 people participated in the ...

Yorktown Residents Race to Make a Difference at ‘Drug Crisis’ 5K

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On a beautiful September morning, runners, walkers, families and volunteers streamed into FDR Park in Yorktown Heights to get healthy and combat a national epidemic.

Sponsored by Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, the fourth annual Run 4 Recovery is a 5K race through the park’s winding trails that helps raise awareness for the ongoing scourge of drug and alcohol abuse ...

Yorktown Volunteers Make 180 Dog Toys for SPCA

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Teen Center held its second annual Dog Toy Event on Friday, Sept. 15. Nicole Fasce, program director, once again teamed up with Volunteer New York to sponsor the event. Last year, volunteers made 80 toys. This year, due to the overwhelming response from the community, volunteers were able to make 180 dog toys to benefit the SPCA in Briarcliff.

Toys for the ...

Lakeland Football ‘Pink Game’ Raises $16k for Cancer Research

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - The annual "Pink Game" at Lakeland High School this year raised almost $16,700 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

The Tackles for a Cure game was held on Thursday, Sept. 28. Lakeland, along with the Shrub Oak Athletic Club, has raised a combined  $86,000 during the past seven years.

Breast Cancer Survivor Gives Back to Yorktown's Support Connection

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Paula Natale has participated in the annual Support-a-Walk at FDR State Park for nearly two decades, but this year carries special significance for the 18-year breast cancer survivor.

The walk, which is Support Connection’s largest annual fundraiser, has raised millions to benefit support services for breast and ovarian cancer patients and their families. When the ...

Yorktown Elks Donate Teddy Bears to White Plains Hospital

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - On Friday, Sept. 8, Yorktown Elks Lodge No. 2324 donated 150 teddy bears to White Plains Hospital. The bears were purchased from the Stuffington Bear factory via a grant from the Elks National Foundation. The bears are used to comfort young visitors to the emergency room.

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