Cebuanos Join AVON’s Walk of Awareness

Walk of Awareness

Last October 23, 2016, hundreds of Cebuanos joined Avon’s Walk of Awareness. Headlined by celebrity coaches Jim and Toni Saret together with Kapuso primetime hunk Rocco Nacino, AVON’s 130 Million Steps Campaign was able to gather hundreds of advocates and fitness enthusiasts at the historic Plaza Independencia open square.

Avon, the global company for women, has been one of the world’s leading advocates in the fight against breast cancer. And this year, as a special way of celebrating its 130th anniversary in the business, the world-famous brand started a truly commendable campaign. Dubbed the #130MillionSteps Campaign, the project aims to raise 130 million steps for the whole month of October to get the message across that despite the difficulty, the fight against breast cancer hasn’t stopped and millions of people across the globe are working very hard to prevent and hopefully put an end to it.

According to celebrity coaches Toni and Jim Saret, the Walk of Awareness is their personal contribution to the cause. It is also their way of encouraging people to walk for a purpose and share their hopes with those who are affected by breast cancer.

Avon’s #130MillionSteps Walk for Awareness in Cebu City

Cebuano advocates and fitness enthusiasts warm-up before the start of the Walk for Awareness.

Participants enjoying their time at the late-afternoon activity organized by AVON.

Celebrity coach Toni Saret and Rocco Nacino lead the warm-up session before the parade.

Kapuso Hunk Rocco Nacino take a groufie with #TeamCebu.

Rocco Nacino posed with the drum and bugle corps who participated during the event as volunteers.

The steps of the participants during the event will be added to the grand total is also visible in the app.

130 Million Steps App

For the whole month of October, you too can take part in the worthy cause to help spread information about this dreaded affliction. You can pledge your steps by using Avon’s 130 Million Steps Pedometer App.

The Avon 130 Million Steps Pedometer App is a user-friendly and really convenient app. Available both for iOS and Android, this mobile application is light, easy to download, and is completely free.

To start using the app, simply sign up, set your step goal for the day, and start making those steps. As you move, the app will track your steps even when you’re not connected to the Internet. And when you’re finally online, the app will automatically synch your steps to the grand total collected on the app. To ensure that your contribution to the campaign is counted, make sure that your phone is close to your body. You can place it in your pocket, your arm band, and even in your bag.

Celebrity coach Jim Saret at Avon’s Walk of Awareness in Cebu City.

Celebrity coach Toni Saret with #TeamCebu at Avon’s Walk of Awareness in Cebu City.

You can also share your steps on Facebook to encourage your family and friends to also be part of this movement.

So start walking for a purpose and make your steps count. Download the app now and together let’s step toward 130 million!

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