Relay For Life of Charles County

The sign says it all.
The sign says it all.

Celebrate Anne

We organize fundraisers, raise awareness, advocate for more cancer research funding and walk through the night for those who can't. We celebrate the victories, stand by the sides of the fighters, and mourn the losses. We are HOPE.

Celebrate Anne was formed when we lost our mother, wife, sister, daughter and friend, Anne Catherine (Heany) Costa to cancer on September 28, 2013. Since forming Celebrate Anne in November 2013, we have raised over $61,000 and are dedicated to finish the fight. Nothing is more important to us than finding a cure for cancer so others don't have to go through the pain and suffering endured by so many cancer patients and their caregivers.

Together we will find a cure!

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Celebrate Anne

we’ve raised $14,015
Our Goal $13,870.00
#1 out of 69 Teams

Our Event


Why We Relay

We organize fundraisers, raise awareness, advocate for more cancer research funding and walk through the night for those who can't. We celebrate the victories, stand by the sides of the fighters, and mourn the losses. We are HOPE.

Celebrate Anne was formed when we lost our mother, wife, sister, daughter and friend, Anne Catherine (Heany) Costa to cancer on September 28, 2013. Since forming Celebrate Anne in November 2013, we have raised over $61,000 and are dedicated to finish the fight. Nothing is more important to us than finding a cure for cancer so others don't have to go through the pain and suffering endured by so many cancer patients and their caregivers.

Together we will find a cure!

Team Members

Name Amount Donate

Thank You Donors

  1. FromAmount
Top Donors
  1. AFOSI Coin Cup Donations$265
  2. Designer Purse Bingo Fundraiser$500
  3. DJJ Restaurants Inc - Ruccis Deli$730
  4. Ruccis Customer Donations$100
  5. Smokers Delight BBQ LLC$50
  6. The Breakfast Choo$50
  7. Alexis Marcos$20
  8. Anonymous$1,000
  9. Anonymous$350
  10. Anonymous$200
  11. Anonymous$175
  12. Anonymous 
  13. Anonymous$100
  14. Anonymous$100
  15. Anonymous$100
  16. Anonymous$100
  17. Anonymous$100
  18. Anonymous$98
  19. Anonymous$98
  20. Anonymous$50
  21. Anonymous$50
  22. Anonymous$40
  23. Anonymous$30
  24. Anonymous$15
  25. Ashley Mudd$25
  26. Carrie E Mudd$100
  27. Carrie Mudd$205
  28. Carrie Mudd$50
  29. Charles A Costa$2,520
  30. Charles A Costa$150
  31. Charles A Costa$25
  32. Charles Costa$280
  33. Charles Costa 
  34. Charles Costa$10
  35. Cynthia Hedrick$100
  36. Dad and Jan$250
  37. Designer Purse Bingo$2,410
  38. Event Day Fundraising$1,005
  39. Farmer Family$100
  40. For Family$20
  41. Friends @ AFOSI$169
  42. George & Joyce Fowler$100
  43. James Edison 
  44. Karen Costa$200
  45. Karen Costa$100
  46. Karen Costa$100
  47. Karen Costa$100
  48. Karen Costa$35
  49. Kathleen Langhan$35
  50. Kayla and Brian Jones$35
  51. Kimberly Pilkerton$25
  52. Laurie Cangelosi$100
  53. Liam Heany$100
  54. Megan Quinn$100
  55. Melissa Matthews$10
  56. Mr. Richard C Brown$100
  57. Mr. Richard F. Law Sr. 
  58. Mrs. Fanny G Brown$100
  59. Ms. Karen M Costa$100
  60. Patsy Spring$100
  61. Phil Yasuhara 
  62. Ray Cangelosi$100
  63. Richard Miller$100
  64. Scott Stevenson$20
  65. Shannon Rawlings$200
  66. Stacy Gregory$35
  67. Thimas Windsor$5
  68. Thomas J Heany$50
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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, celebrate life, and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

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

$406 million

Funding potentially life-saving cancer research grants.

1.2+ million

Calls and chats from patients/caregivers seeking info and support.

456 thousand

Nights of free lodging provided to patients at Hope Lodge®.