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Thank you to everyone who was able to come out to Relay 2015, those who came out to our wrap up party, and all of our supporters in the community and beyond. We have had a great season so far! Remeber the season goes until August 31st :)
Just what does $86,356.00 look like?
260 wigs for cancer patients ($13,000)
50 free weeks of lodging at Hope Lodge for a cancer patient and their caregiver ($25,000)
10 patients enrolled in an American Cancer Society funded clinical trial ($30,000)
Costs for 80 women to attend Look Good Feel Better sessions ($16,000)
Rides to treatment for 50 cancer patients through the Road to Recovery Program ($550)
45 breast cancer patients connected to a survivor mentor through the Reach to Recovery Program ($1080)
40 requests being filled through the toll-free National Cancer Information Center (NCIC) at 1-800-ACS-2345 ($720)
**This is a hypothetical situation if all the money was spent on patient services. Actually, most of our money goes towards life-saving research!
Relay 2015 may be over, but here are some ways you can stay involved with Relay this summer:
ACS Day at the Ballpark! Come out to see the Southern Illinois Miners play the Lake Erie Crushers on Wednesday, August 26th at 7:05 PM. $7 of your $8 ticket will come back to your team AND cancer survivors get in free!
Shout out to Franklin & Jefferson Schools team and Harrah's Casino team for becoming ACS CAN Teams. These groups have shown they are dedicated to making cancer a top national priority. To learn more about ACS CAN or to become a member go to acscan.org.
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us!
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