Relay For Life of Johnston County

#021 Hope Floats NC

We are making a difference by teaming up to participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Johnston County NC

We are about to embark on a very arduous journey. A journey that will test the limits of our physical and mental abilities. We will face uncertainty and we may even question our faith. Each day will present obstacles that we never imagined we would encounter and we will sometimes struggle to overcome them. We will end the day completely exhausted and labor to our feet to meet the challenge of another. ...

As we agonize to make it through each day, we will sometimes have to battle alone, but never too far away will be others who are making their own journey suffering the same kinds o...f pain. We may feel like giving up, but that is when we dig in deep and make a stand. We will reach out to family, friends and complete strangers, for support and words of encouragement. They will be our comfort when we think we have no other.

In the end how hard we fight may not determine if we survive and complete this journey, some things are just out of our hands and must be left to the mercy of a higher power. With all the advances in modern medicine, sometimes the only medicine that works is hope.

This is the peril of each person that is diagnosed with cancer. April 15th through the 22nd Team Hope Floats NC will be kayaking 208 miles from Raleigh to Oriental. An 8 day journey along the Neuse and Newport Rivers in Eastern North Carolina. The trials and tribulations we will encounter on the trip we are undertaking pale in comparison. As we take this journey together, we will never lose sight of why we are making it. We are paddling to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer. We are paddling to remember loved ones lost. We are paddling to fight back against the disease. We are paddling to give HOPE!

Please support us in our efforts by joining our team or making a donation. The impact we can make together is much greater than what any of us could do alone!
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#021 Hope Floats NC

we’ve raised $14,063.08
Our Goal $10,000.00
39Days Left
#1 out of 59 Teams

Our Event

Johnston County

Why We Relay

We are making a difference by teaming up to participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Johnston County NC

We are about to embark on a very arduous journey. A journey that will test the limits of our physical and mental abilities. We will face uncertainty and we may even question our faith. Each day will present obstacles that we never imagined we would encounter and we will sometimes struggle to overcome them. We will end the day completely exhausted and labor to our feet to meet the challenge of another. ...

As we agonize to make it through each day, we will sometimes have to battle alone, but never too far away will be others who are making their own journey suffering the same kinds o...f pain. We may feel like giving up, but that is when we dig in deep and make a stand. We will reach out to family, friends and complete strangers, for support and words of encouragement. They will be our comfort when we think we have no other.

In the end how hard we fight may not determine if we survive and complete this journey, some things are just out of our hands and must be left to the mercy of a higher power. With all the advances in modern medicine, sometimes the only medicine that works is hope.

This is the peril of each person that is diagnosed with cancer. April 15th through the 22nd Team Hope Floats NC will be kayaking 208 miles from Raleigh to Oriental. An 8 day journey along the Neuse and Newport Rivers in Eastern North Carolina. The trials and tribulations we will encounter on the trip we are undertaking pale in comparison. As we take this journey together, we will never lose sight of why we are making it. We are paddling to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer. We are paddling to remember loved ones lost. We are paddling to fight back against the disease. We are paddling to give HOPE!

Please support us in our efforts by joining our team or making a donation. The impact we can make together is much greater than what any of us could do alone!

Team Members

Name Amount Donate

Thank You Donors

  1. FromAmount
Top Donors
  1. Aesthetic Solutions Dermatology Sponsorship 3/13/17$300
  2. Allen Hollingsworth 
  3. Angi Strong$100
  4. Anita M Kilgore$25
  5. Ann Van Harlingen$25
  6. Anne & Kevin$50
  7. Anne Duckworth$50
  8. Annette Bryant$20
  9. Anonymous$125
  10. Anonymous$100
  11. Anonymous 
  12. Anonymous$100
  13. Anonymous$100
  14. Anonymous$92
  15. Anonymous$75
  16. Anonymous$50
  17. Anonymous 
  18. Anonymous 
  19. Anonymous$20
  20. Anonymous$20
  21. APlusNetworking$100
  22. Barbara Jones$100
  23. Bernie Lapira$50
  24. Betsy Parker$100
  25. Betty J Williams Donation 4/5/17$20
  26. Betty Porterfield 
  27. Bill Nato$75
  28. Bill Porterfield 
  29. Brian & Joell Sheahan$25
  30. Bridget Kennedy$50
  31. Carol Helen Lytle$35
  32. Carolyn S Duffield$50
  33. Catherine Smothers$50
  34. Cathy Sinclair$25
  35. Charles Horton$112
  36. Charles Horton 
  37. Charles Kilgore$25
  38. Cheryl Cioffari$20
  39. Chris and Kim  
  40. Chris D Tart$25
  41. Cindy Bauser$30
  42. Craig Engler$25
  43. Dad$500
  44. Danelle Hallenbeck$25
  45. Danielle Wimpy$20
  46. Danny Chaney$50
  47. Darlene Spivey$165
  48. David Spencer$35
  49. Debi and William 
  50. Debra Drum$100
  51. Dee$100
  52. Dennis Porterfield$100
  53. Dianna Leya $50
  54. Dick Rodgers$150
  55. Donation 12/16/2016$40
  56. Donations- checks mailed to HF$260
  57. Dr. Robert Dale Brown PhD$100
  58. Dragon Boat Festival Fundraiser$170
  59. Dylan Kirby$50
  60. Ed and Sue Powell 
  61. Eileen Saravia 
  62. Frank Kulisky$25
  63. Gail Johnson$80
  64. Georgianna Cotton$25
  65. Gordon Chase 
  66. Harriett Thomas$25
  67. Heather Cotton$100
  68. Heather Cotton$25
  69. Heather Cotton$20
  70. Helen W Simkins$500
  71. Hope Floats NC$147.50
  72. Hope Floats NC$28
  73. In Honor of Berna Deene Sinclair$250
  74. In Honor of Kim Tart & Lamar Tart Deborah Jett Donation$200
  75. In honor of Rachael Mahoney$25
  76. James Buwen$50
  77. Jan Schuerger$35
  78. Jeannine Pearce 
  79. Jennifer Brown$50
  80. John Foster$50
  81. John Strong$800
  82. John Strong$100
  83. Johnny & Marisha Bryant$100
  84. Joyce B$150
  85. Juanita Doggett$20
  86. Kathryn Scott$50
  87. Keith Buchanan$50
  88. Kevin Harper$100
  89. Kimberly Wheeler Tart$50
  90. Kimberly Wheeler Tart$25
  91. Kyle Hein$50
  92. Lenita Wright$25
  93. Leslie LaTorre$100
  94. Loose Change Challenge$40
  95. Loose Change Challenge$39.73
  96. Lori Leya$50
  97. Lynn RYan$100
  98. Margot Henion$35
  99. Marion and David Taylor 
  100. Martha Garmon Donation 4/17/17$200
  101. Martha Jayne Page$50
  102. Marti$100
  103. Marty Garmon$100
  104. Mary Snow$35
  105. Matthew H. 
  106. Michele Depietro$20
  107. Mike Scuncio$10
  108. Mr. Dillon Scott Strong$100
  109. Mrs. Angela Anne Strong AB$30
  110. Mrs. Carrie Hoyle 
  111. Mrs. Diane Bowers Porterfield 
  112. Mrs. Diane Bowers Porterfield$50
  113. Mrs. Patricia M. Taylor$100
  114. Mrs. Rhonda Silver$100
  115. Mrs. Shevel K Hunt$35
  116. Nancy/Mike Greenwood/Hickman 
  117. Nathan Pennington$5
  118. Paula Avery 
  119. Peter Jan Page$200
  120. Phil & Rita Medlin Donation 4/7/17$50
  121. Proceeds from Auction Item$150
  122. Raffle Ticket Sales$1,086
  123. Raffle Tickets$607.50
  124. Raffle tickets sales$135
  125. Ribbon Sucker Sales$127
  126. Robert McIntyre$50
  127. Rodney Barr$80
  128. Roger Holland$50
  129. Sabrina Thompson$250
  130. Sally Orr$20
  131. Scott Justus$80
  132. spare change$26.35
  133. Steve Divens$50
  134. Stuart Rohrbaugh$50
  135. Sucker Sales$59
  136. Teresa Pelkey$35
  137. Ticket Sales$145
  138. Ticket Sales$88
  139. Tim Simkins$100
  140. Tim Sinkins$100
  141. Toni Worrel 
  142. Tracy L Cotton 
  143. Wendy P Taylor$705
  144. Wendy P Taylor$100
  145. Wendy P Taylor$50
  146. Wendy Tharrington$25
  147. Wine Basket Auction Item$40
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When Communities Come Together

The money raised through Relay For Life events helps realize the American Cancer Society's mission: to save lives and celebrate life. Every day.

Donations are used to fund live-saving cancer research, patient support programs, prevention information and education, and detection and treatment programs. Here's how the money raised last year helped make a difference in 2015.

150 million

Groundbreaking
Research

Devoted to potentially life-saving cancer research grants.

135 thousand

Cancer Diagnoses

Adults will be diagnosed with colon and rectum cancer this year.

1 million

24/7
Cancer Helpline

Requests answered for info, help, and support via phone, email, and online chats.

316 thousand

Rides were provided to and from treatment.

361 thousand

Nights of free lodging at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge® facilities.