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Relay For Life of Mat Su

Friday, May 20-21, 2016

7 p.m.-11 a.m.

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2075 Glenn Hwy, Palmer, AK Map it

16 teams and 123 participants have raised $17,593.60

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

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Since 1999, the residents of Juneau have been fighting cancer in Alaska. Thanks in part to our hard work, we've funded 47 Nobel Prize Winners-whose research has helped save lives RIGHT HERE in Mat-Su!

If you would like to join a team, have fun, and raise money for an amazing cause, please click here. 

If you would like to start your own team and be a leader in the fight against cancer, please click here.

If you'd like to see all the different ways you can sponsor our event, click here. To become a sponsor, click here

If you'd like to volunteer to help drive a patient to and from treatment or help in a cancer resource center, click here

To see a list of all free American Cancer Society Patient Services in Alaska, click here.

To view currently funded research as of 3.1.16, click here. Visit this page here to learn how we fund research, and how it impacts communities across the United States-including Juneau! To see how many patients we helped in Mat-Su in 2015, click here!

If you are having trouble logging in, or can't seem to get your password to work, please call 1-877-957-7848 


Our Patient Navigator, Jessica Rivera, is stationed in Providence Cancer Center in Anchorage, AK. She is available free of charge to anyone with questions, concerns or needs. She can be reached at (907) 212.5605, or at 

Regardless of time, we also have a 24/7 help line at 1-800-227-2345. For more information, visit

The American Cancer Society is able to provide a limited number of donated flights through Ravn and PenAir, and may be able to provide donated hotel rooms those seeking treatment out of town or out of state. In addition, we can FREE provide rides to and from treatment, using volunteer drivers in our Road to Recovery Program. 

We also offer Look Good, Feel Better courses at ANMC, Regional Hospital and Providence Cancer Center in Anchorage, AK. Using licensed estheticians and cosmetologists, we work to give women the skills and tools (including donated makeup kits) to manage their appearance during cancer treatment.

Furthermore, we have classes to help caregivers cook for their loved ones in treatment, as well as support

For all these programs and more, contact Jessica Rivera, and we will work to find resources for you, depending on availability and scheduling. 

Patients Served in Alaska (2015)


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

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Gold Club Personal Donation Made Angie Washington - $725.00
  2. Gold Club Donna Charles-vanasdoll - $625.00
  3. Silver Club Personal Donation Made Linda Saffell - $445.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Bronze Club Banking On A Cure - $3,100.76
  2. Rising Star Team Legs for Lowes - $1,751.98
  3. Rising Star Team Gnome More Cancer - $1,505.00


Contact Kayla McMillan:

(907) 273-2081

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