Bay Plaza Run Raises Money to Beat Cancer

Bronx Mall Raises Money for Cancer Research

BRONX- Hundreds came out to Bay Plaza on Sunday to participate and to help raise money and awareness for a cure for cancer. 

The Mall at Bay Plaza hosted the first ever 5K Run/Walk to benefit programs at the American Cancer Society of The Bronx. It is estimated that the event raised $25,000. 

This timed 5k run/walk traveled through the beautiful streets of Bay Plaza and engaged many stores on the property to participate with employees.

“It is so important to provide a platform where Bronxites can stay active and learn about lifesaving information. Our partnership with the American Cancer Society does just that. We are excited to present this event in conjunction with the community and hope to raise funds for lifesaving research and local programs for in The Bronx,” says Maranda Ashkar, Director of Mall Management.

“Colorectal Cancer awareness continues to be a priority for The American Cancer Society, partnerships such as this one, allows us to communicate with constituents in our local area to educate them on early detection and screening resources. We are thrilled to be able to do just that with The Mall at Bay Plaza,” said Lizzette Dorado, NYC Community Development Director at American Cancer Society. 




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