BX students hit streets to fight breast cancer

Hundreds of Bronx high school students marched in Orchard Beach today to promote and raise money for breast cancer research. The Women's Academy of Excellence

ORCHARD BEACH - Hundreds of Bronx high school students marched in Orchard Beach today to promote and raise money for breast cancer research. The Women's Academy of Excellence marched for a cure as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Organizers say that money raised will go to Latina Share, which provides counseling, support and educational workshops for those affected by the disease.Event organizer Priscilla Guzman says the march also serves as a lesson for participants in identifying symptoms. Thousands of walkers also turned out in the same neighborhood on Sunday for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, which raised an estimated $4,000.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
The students at The Bronx Academy for Software 2 Local school celebrates Computer Science Education Week
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
The Buzz: sisters killed in radiator malfunction 4 The Buzz: sisters killed in radiator malfunction
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 5 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE