HOPE RUNS HERE
Proceeds from this 5-mile run benefit the LI2Day Breast Cancer Walk, Inc., a 501(c)3 dedicated to raising funds to support local Long Island breast cancer coalitions and Islip Breast Cancer Coalition. Islip Town Hall, 655 Main St., Islip, runsignup.com $25. 8 a.m. Oct. 6.
A breast health awareness event. Westfeild South Shore Mall, 1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore, goodsamaritan.chsli.org 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10.
STRONGER THAN CANCER 5K
The annual event benefits SJJCC’s Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, which provides much-needed programming including exercise classes, discussion groups, counseling services, and more. Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills, sjjcc.org/5k $25. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 13.
A WORLD OF PINK GALA AND FASHION SHOW
Proceeds benefit World of Pink Foundation which has provided to date thousands of free prostheses and pocketed bras for women who don’t have insurance and couldn’t otherwise afford breast aftercare following surgery. Watermill Caterers at 711 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown, aworldofpink.com $125. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16.
LADIES’ NIGHT OUT
This annual fundraiser helps the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer continue its mission f funding innovative research, increasing awareness through education and providing support services. Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Blvd., Great Neck, manhassetbreastcancer.org $115. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16.
STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK
Survivors and supporters of Making Strides of Long Island step out in Long Island’s largest annual walk to raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society. Co-sponsored by Long Island Press. Jones Beach State Park Field 5, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, acsevents.org 7 a.m. Oct. 20.
COMMUNITY BAG PROGRAM
With every purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag, Stop and Shop donates to a local nonprofit, such as the West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition when a purchase is made at the West Islip location. Stop and Shop, multiple locations, stopandshop.bags4mycause.com Ongoing.
BREAST CANCER SEMINARS HIGHLIGHT PREVENTION
Northwell Health will host two breast cancer-related seminars in the Huntington area in October. The first event is for women to learn more about their risk of breast cancer as well as ways to prevent, screen and treat this disease. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 at at the Dolan Family Health Center in Greenlawn. At the second event, women who have breast cancer and are thinking about breast reconstruction surgery can learn about available options, including 3D microsurgery, robotic mastectomy and lymphatic reconstruction from a panel of experts and breast reconstruction patients. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Oct. 26 at the Huntington Country Club.