For the 16th year, Sue Harmon will join the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancerwalk.
This year's walk is on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at Manhattanville College and Harmon
will walk with her
team, TEAM SUE HARMON.
Why do she
take on such a huge commitment and campaign each year?
am a two-time survivor, and she
Born, raised and employed in Westchester County, Harmon's roots and commitment to community run deep.
initial breast cancer diagnosis was in December 1998.
daughter Molly was only six months old and Kathryn was three.
At only 32 years old Sue
husband had no idea how we could manage a cancer diagnosis.
At the time,their focus was on raising their two daughters and managing their careers.
There was no room for cancer.
But they persevered, thanks to our loving family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and local community.
had to fight the cancer beast again when it returned ten years later.
I hope that you will be willing to join Sue Harmon
in reaching her
$1,000,000 goal by making a tax-deductible donation to her
16th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign!
Please visit: http://main.acsevents.org/goto/SUEHARMON
About Sue Harmon
Sue Harmon was born and raised in Westchester, and has lived in Pleasantville for twenty-two years.
She is a 3rd grade teacher at Hackley School in Tarrytown and an active community member.
A two-time breast cancer survivor, Sue
was first diagnosed when she
was 32 years old and again at 42.
is now six years out from her
second breast cancer diagnosis.
For the last 16 years, Sue
has been raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society
Each year, the American Cancer Society
has recognized and awarded Sue
for being a top individual and team fundraiser in the nation.
has worked tirelessly towards the ACS's
mission in raising awareness, supporting education, providing patient services and supporting advocacy.
Sue has served on the ACS's Board of Advisors, chaired various fundraising events, appeared in PSAs, written blogs, manages a web site, and has been interviewed on local and regional Television.
story has been published in newspapers and appeared in TIME Magazine