On Sunday, October 20th, more than 40 Bet Torah Nursery School staff members, parents and friends of the Nursery School, along with members of the Bet Torah Hebrew High School Mitzvah Corps, joined together at Manhattanville College for the annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. This was Bet Torah’s largest team ever. There were smiles and cheers all around as the group walked through the starting line to begin their five-mile walk through the campus of Manhattanville and through the streets of Purchase. This year, the Mitzvah Makers team raised almost $7,000. This brings the team’s five-year total contribution to Making Strides to approximately $47,000 (ranking #19 of the 642 participating teams). After the walk, all enjoyed a delicious tailgating brunch, hosted by a Bet Torah family. This year, Dr. Cary Goltzman (husband of Morah Kathy) again enerously provided delicious home-smoked salmon.
Funds raised through Making Strides Against Breast Cancer are used to find causes and cures for breast cancer, to help people get well and stay well from breast cancer, and to empower people to fight back against breast cancer.