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Relay For Life of Des Plaines/Park Ridge

Saturday, June 11, 2016


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Maine West High School
1755 S Wolf Rd, Des Plaines, IL Map it

13 teams and 96 participants have raised $40,279.60

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

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Thank You

The American Cancer Society and the Des Plaines/Park Ridge Event Leadership Committee would like to give a HUGE thank you to all who came out to help, support, and participate in Relay For Life of Des Plaines/Park Ridge this past weekend, including the support of our Sponsors! Your efforts as a community to help end cancer once and for all is amazing! Without you, we wouldn't be able to provide all the services and support to those who need it. As a community, Des Plaines/Park Ridge raised a grand total of $35,295.42! We would also like to recognize some of the top Participants, Teams, and Club Members who went above and beyond in their fundraising efforts:

Top Participants 

1. Cindy DeBartolo-$2395

2. Kristine Kenan- $2328

3. Courntey Wiles- $2109  

Top Teams

1. Making Every Sec Count- $9187.36

2. Trinity Lutheran Church- $6669.60 

3. The Schroeder Gang- $3310 

Grand Club Members (Raised $1000+)

Cindy DeBartolo, Kristine Kenan, Courtney Wiles, Jeanne Schroeder, Judy Gugala, Kim Bellamia, Donnalee Upstrom, Robert DeBartolo, Betty Bongartz, Christine Fohs, Kathy Maatta, Karri and Will B

Just because Relay is over doesn't mean the fundraising has to stop! Continue to bring awareness about the American Cancer and Relay For Life in your community throughout the year. There are plenty of ways to keep the Relay Spirit going year round! If anyone needs any ideas or help on how to fundraise throughout the year, please feel free to contact Melanie Lindsay at

Thank you all for your conitinued support and incredible eagerness to help end the battle to cancer!

We look forward to seeing you all again next year! 


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!

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Top Participants
  1. Emerald Club Personal Donation Made Kristine Kernan - $2,600.00
  2. Emerald Club Personal Donation Made Cindy DeBartolo - $2,570.00
  3. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Courtney Wiles - $2,169.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Jade Team Making Every SEC Count - $11,703.34
  2. Platinum Team Trinity Lutheran Church (TLC) - $7,561.60
  3. Bronze Club The Schroeder Gang - $3,405.00


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