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Relay For Life of New York University

Saturday, April 30, 2016

6 p.m.-6 a.m.

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Chelsea Piers Field House Pier 62
62 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY Map it

68 teams and 1,099 participants have raised $80,210.26

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

Online registration is now closed. Onsite check in and registration for Relay For Life starts at 6pm on April 30th at 62 Chelsea Piers.

Welcome to the 2016 Relay For Life of NYU!


Event Schedule

Click here for our On-Site Fundraiser Form

Need ideas for a pre-Relay or on-site fundraiser? Check out our Fundraising Guide!

 Interested in volunteering the day of Relay? Click HERE to sign up!

If you ever wanted the chance to drop the mic, now is your time to shine! Sign up for FIJI's Open Mic Night to spit some rhymes, explore your poetic side, or showcase your musical talents. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life! Sign up: here!

Where: Kimmel 909

When: Sunday, April 24th at 7:00pm-9:00pm

Tickets: $5 (At the door, or venmo NYU FIJI) 

We want to hear from you during the Relay ceremonies this year! Please share your reasons to celebrate, remember, and fight back. You can submit as many responses as you'd like, for one, two, or all three of the prompts in this form. If you'd like to share a photo during a ceremony, please email it to Ali Guglielminetti:

Are you interested in donating your hair to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths programSalon V will be joining us at 8:20 PM to help you make the cut! Pantene Beautiful Lengths is a partner of the National American Cancer Society Wig Bank, and has donated 42,000+ real-hair wigs to patients undergoing cancer treatment. 

 To be made into a wig, your hair must be: 
 -At least 8 inches -Free of certain dyes, bleaches, and chemicals 
 -No more than 5% gray

To sign to donate fill out the form here.

Once your team is registered for Relay 2016, you are eligible to sign up to participate in the Olympics competitionthe night of Relay. This will be a team v team contest taking place throughout the 12 hours of NYU Relay, and will include events such as dodgeball, knock-out, pie eating, musical chairs, shoot-out, and a lip-sync battle. 

If you'd like to participate, please register your team here! Each Olympics event will be worth a certain number of team points, and there will be great prizes for the winning teams at the end of the night!


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Team Captain Corner Fundraising Corner


The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement 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. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day. Please join us and take action against a disease that has taken too much!

Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony

Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute bag »

Relay Nation

Connect with others and find resources to help you as you participate in the Relay For Life movement »

Cancer Charity Fundraising

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Ruby Club Personal Donation Made Allison Flom - $5,335.40
  2. Ruby Club Personal Donation Made AJ Stone Jonathan - $5,005.00
  3. Sapphire Club Tulip Kabir - $1,501.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Jade Team Colleges Against Cancer - $14,928.28
  2. Gold Team NYU alpha Kappa Delta Phi - $6,539.83
  3. Gold Team Zeta Beta Tau - $5,546.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Alpha Phi Omega       ($3,762.00)
  2 -  NYU Athletics       ($2,079.93)


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