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Relay For Life of The Pascack Valley

Saturday, May 30, 2015


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Pascack Valley High School
200 Piermont Ave, Hillsdale, NJ Map it

48 teams and 1,064 participants have raised $129,920.70

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations



*Luminaria bags are no longer available for purchase online--they will be available for purchase tomorrow at Relay For Life.*


1. Event times: 4pm-6am

2. Show up to start setting up your campsite beginning at 12pm

3. Bring the items that are listed in this packet.  This document was distributed at Bank Night.

4. All overflow parking will be at the Meadowbrook School and Stony Brook Swim Club.  

Shuttle buses from these parking lots will run from:
·          4:00 pm  - 7:00 pm
·         11:00 pm - midnight
·          5:00 am - 7:00 am

5.  There will be police personnel and security on site at all times.  We will be conducting random searches of tent sites and personal baggage.

6.  Bring money for fundraisers, donations, and purchases at the event.

7.  Be sure to stop at Registration to pick up your wristband and check in.

8. The schedule for Relay is as follows:
  a.      12:00 pm – Set up Tents – You can come at 12:00, set up your tent and come back later
 b.      4:30 pm – Registration opens
 c.      6:30 pm – Opening Ceremony& Survivor/Caregiver Lap
 d.      8:00 pm – Fight Back Ceremony
 e.      10:00 pm – Luminary Ceremony
 f.       11:15 pm – Spirit of Relay Ceremony
 g.     12:00 Midnight – Latest Pick up for those not spending the night
 h.     2:00 am – Pancakes offered by Giulio’s from Tappan
 i.       4:40 am – Yoga
 j.       5:00 am – Closing Ceremony
 k.      5:30 am – Closing Lap
 l.       5-6 am – Clean Up – All Participants- We will be providing trash bags. All campsites have been
assigned so we will know if you didn't clean up.

9.  Please remember to donate TWO cans of food that will be used to weigh down the Luminaria Bags.  
The food will be donated to the River Vale and Hillsdale Food Banks.

10. Food will be available most of the night starting at 5 pm on Saturday.

11.  Pascack Valley HS must be immaculate on Sunday morning when the Relay is over.  Please be considerate, clean up your tent site and lend a hand to the Committee by cleaning the track.  As they say, many hands make light work. We will provide garbage bags and again we know who is responsible for each campsite.

12. There will be a “friendly competition” for Best Team Spirit, Team Flag, Miss Relay and other surprise categories.  Please show your enthusiasm by reflecting your team, decorating your banner and preparing your campsite. The attached list of laps are subject to change to accommodate any changes to the program. Please be flexible. 





48 in 48

Can you raise $48 in 48 hours and help us raise $48,000 before Relay even begins?! We'll select a grand prize winner to be announced at Relay For Life on Saturday. Challenge begins on May 28 at 12:00am and will go until May 29th at 11:59pm.

#48in48 #rflofthepv 


Thank you to all those who joined us at Bank Night on May 20! It was a huge success.  If you did not make it to Bank Night and have youth participation forms to hand in they must be submitted to Kaitlin by FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2015.  

Please click here for our informational packet that includes everything you need to know for next week's Relay For Life of The Pascack Valley!


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1.   Create a new text message to 22723

2.   Text our event keyword: 1628

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Lost your Team Captain or Team Member Guide? Waiting anxiously to receive it? Click on the link below to download them and have the most up-to-date information.

Team Captain Guide                                               Team Member Guide


Need help fundraising? Our experts have found that sending an e-mail from your user dashboard is the quickest way for you to raise money towards your goal! If you're looking for other ideas for you and your team, feel free to download the resources below.

Hope Fundraising Activity                Luminaria Sales Form                    A-Z Fundraising Tips


Are you a local business in The Pascack Valley area looking to support Relay For Life? Check out the links below for more information or contact Kaitlin at

Sponsorship Package        Sponsorship Commitment Form        Track Sign Sponsor Form


Need more information to share with your family, friends and neighbors about Relay For Life? Look no further! 

Relay For Life Info Sheet               What Does Your Dollar Do?


Are you aged 18 or younger? We need you to fill out and return this form to the committee in order to participate in Relay For Life.  Reminder: You need a Chaperone (25 years or older) for every 10 youth. 

Youth Participation Form

Check out this great video from the 2014 Relay For Life of The Pascack Valley! Special thanks to Arnold Scher for putting this together for us!


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Contact Kaitlin Chieco:

201.457.3418 x2218

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Event sponsored by:

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Our Sponsors

Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Ruby Club Personal Donation Made Zack Latteri - $8,875.00
  2. Emerald Club Personal Donation Made Ann Cohen - $2,553.00
  3. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Lauren Vollers - $2,110.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Emerald Team Pascack Valley Class of 2018 - $32,393.00
  2. Sapphire Team Pascack Hills Teens Against Cancer - $16,343.00
  3. Jade Team KPMG Hope Blooms - $12,673.83

Top Companies:

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  1 -  KPMG       ($12,673.83)
  2 -  Abbott       ($4,557.00)