American Cancer Society


The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.

Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event. At Relay For Life events, communities in over 20 countries come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference in the fight against cancer – just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year! Relay For Life teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path at a local high school, park, or fairground. Our event is 12 hours long, and because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one participant on the track at all times.

For a full description of their programs and services, please visit:

Breast Cancer Support

TLC Hair Loss & Mastectomy Products

Hope Lodge® Lodging

Rides To Treatment

Online Support Communities

Research Grants and Cancer Prevention Studies

Education for Early Detection



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Opportunities to serve ON SITE:  The Hope Lodge needs groups to donate meals and entertainment.

Opportunities to serve OFF SITE: They occasionally have opportunities like this.

Donation Needs:  They always need sand, zip lock bags, tiki torches, canopy tents, zip ties, gifts for cancer survivor goody bags, paper materials (paper towels, toilet paper, paper plates, etc) for the Hope Lodge

Event Volunteers: The next Relay for Life event date has yet to be determined.  You can form a Relay For Life team; decorate luminaria bags; day of event volunteers needed for set-up and tear down; etc.

How to volunteer: Email or call Marsha Logue.

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