WANTAGH - Tens of thousands of Long Island residents walked to saves lives today at Jones Beach.

The annual 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' walk brings together survivors and supporters to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.

In 2012 alone, about 2,400 women on Long Island will be diagnosed with breast cancer.

Last year's walk raised $2.9 million. The walk was one of six taking place across New York state today.