CHICAGO, IL. -- Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com) is proud to  partner with the American Cancer Society in their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Chicago Walk as a flagship sponsor and joins thousands who will participate in the 5Kfundraising walk on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Soldier Field, Stadium Green, 1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago. The site opens at 8:30 a.m., and the program begins at 9:00 a.m. with emcees Roz Varon and Judy Hsu from ABC7 Chicago’s news team. Step-off will be at 10:00 a.m.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation. This event also supports the American Cancer Society’s unique mission to fight breast cancer on all fronts and save lives by helping people stay well by reducing breast cancer risk or finding it early; helping people get well by providing information and support during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking breast cancer research and by fighting back by encouraging lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.

“Klein Tools is proud to be a flagship sponsor of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Chicago to help increase awareness and raise money for research on breast cancer which affects millions of people,” said Thomas R. Klein, president of Klein Tools. “Our commitment to fighting all cancers involves not only our company sponsorship, but also the commitment of our employees who will participate in the walk, company raffles and two ‘jeans’ weeks where employees donate money to wear jeans to work.”

To register with the Klein Striders or for more information, visit http://main.acsevents.org/goto/kleinstriders2013 to help the American Cancer Society continue saving lives. For more information about breast cancer, contact the American Cancer Society at 800/227-2345 or visit cancer.org.