Herkimer County Relay for Life
June 15, 2019 • Eastern Park, Little Falls, NY, USA
Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in thousands of communities and 27 countries. Volunteers give of their time and effort because they believe it's time to take action against cancer.
Opening Ceremony 11am
Survivor Lap 3pm
Luminary Ceremony 9pm
Last lap 10:45pm
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WHAT IS RELAY FOR LIFE?
Relay is a team fundraising event where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path. Each event is 6-24 hours in length and each team is asked to have a member on the track at all times to signify that cancer never sleeps. Cancer patients don't stop because they're tired, and for one night, neither do we.
Each team sets up a themed campsite at the event and continues their fundraising efforts by collecting donations for food, goods, games, and activities. This money will count towards their overall team fundraising goal.
When you participate in a Relay For Life event, you become a vital part of the American Cancer Society: a volunteer. You are now part of an organization of 3.5 million
doing everything within our power to save lives.
By selflessly devoting your time and energy through raising awareness and money, you become the voice of the American Cancer Society in your community.
It's a big job. And its not one that we take for granted.
So thank you for helping us fulfill our mission to save lives and celebrate life. Every day.