Susan G. Komen and 9Family Connection team up to help fight breast cancer

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — The Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk Orlando returned on Saturday for its first in-person event after two years of going virtual.

On Saturday, over 700 people dressed in pink walked to raise money for breast cancer awareness.


The walk was held at Cranes Roost Park in Altamonte Springs.

9Family Connection was there from start to finish supporting those impacted by breast cancer.

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WFTV’s Vanessa Echols, a survivor herself, was one of the event’s speakers.

Breast cancer fighters and survivors were honored before the walk, each sharing their unique story.

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“We are so proud of what this community accomplished today,” said Sean Gross, state executive director of Susan G. Komen, Florida. “After two years virtual, hundreds came together today to celebrate our survivors and fighters, raise remember those who we have lost and raise funds to ensure that no one faces breast cancer alone.”

More thank $95,000 was raised during Saturday’s event.

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