More than 2,000 individuals across the country have accepted the challenge to be a part of the
American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink campaign.
Real Men Wear Pink is a distinguished group of community leaders raising awareness and funds for
the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events in 2016.
Participants will wear pink every day in October and compete to raise money through online
fundraising and networking.
“This year in the U.S. more than 240,000 of our daughters, wives, mothers, sisters, and friends will be
diagnosed with breast cancer. We are making progress: breast cancer death rates have declined by
36 percent since 1989, which means 249,000 fewer breast cancer deaths,” said Gary Reedy, CEO of
the American Cancer Society and Real Men Wear Pink participant. “I’m proud to take part in Real Men
Wear Pink and excited to see so many leaders across the country do the same.”
In addition to community and business leaders who are supporting the American Cancer Society in its
efforts to diminish the pain and suffering of breast cancer, communities across the country are uniting
together at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events this month.
To learn more and participate in a Making Strides event, visit MakingStridesWalk.org.