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2014-07-11 08:24:49

OAKLAND, Calif., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of participants will come together next weekend in Oakland to honor cancer survivors, their caregivers, and to pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life event ignites team spirit among participants and works to raise funds used to save lives and create more birthdays by helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back. Logo -...

2014-06-18 23:06:17

Reseda alcohol and drug addiction treatment center a supporter of American Cancer Society fundraising event. Reseda, Calif (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Discovery House was once again a sponsor of the annual Relay for Life of Reseda event. The relay took place Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Cleveland High School in Reseda. Volunteers from The Discovery House helped with set up for the event, and the treatment center was a sponsor of the fundraiser. Every year, the American Cancer Society holds...

2014-05-30 12:21:06

Local Ohio-area dealership opens arms and stretches legs for overnight cancer fundraising event LIMA, Ohio, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There is no denying how big of an impact cancer has on millions of people around the world. The devastating disease is one that shows its ugly face in many forms and is unfortunately a battle most have no choice but to fight on a daily basis. Despite the darkness that cancer brings, the generosity from lifesaving organizations like Relay For...

2014-05-14 23:00:45

Civic Duty, a charity cofounded by Julian Omidi and his brother Dr. Michael Omidi, is a sponsor of the First Annual Survivor’s Fashion Show benefitting the American Cancer Society. This celebratory event will honor those currently fighting and those who have fervently survived cancer and is scheduled for June 26, 2014, in Hollywood, the focus of the evening is a fashion show featuring cancer survivors modelling today’s latest styles. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 In the United States alone,...

2014-05-13 16:28:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most important keys to surviving cancer is access to treatment. For many patients, the best hope for a cure means traveling to a treatment facility in another city, sometimes for weeks or months. To help patients overcome the financial and emotional stress associated with traveling for treatment, Extended Stay America - the largest owner operated hotel chain in the U.S. - recently announced an unprecedented multi-year...

2014-04-30 23:22:52

An unlikely but profound friendship began between an eight year old boy Nathan Mullanix and fifteen year old girl Natalie Hill when Nathan, impassioned with what Natalie was experiencing, became determined to help any way he could. While Natalie fought the effects of a battle with bone cancer, Nathan raised thousands of dollars in Natalie’s name for cancer research, and today is even more determined to conintue his valiant cancer fund-raising efforts to honor his bond with Natalie....

2014-04-23 23:08:27

Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. has announced its participation in the 2014 Relay For Life of Palm Harbor & Tarpon Springs event—for the fifth year in a row—to help raise funds and bring awareness in the fight against cancer. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc. (NTC) will fight against cancer for the fifth consecutive year at Relay For Life of Palm Harbor & Tarpon Springs, an annual event held to increase awareness and fundraising efforts to...

2014-04-10 23:31:21

Company Kicks Off 7th Annual Fundraising Campaign in Support of American Cancer Society Bellflower, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Admiral Pest Control today announced that one of its owners, Jeff Jones, has been awarded the American Cancer Society’s 2013 Statewide Patient Courage Award. As a part of the award, Jones will throw the first pitch at the May 9, 2014, Dodger versus Giants game. The company is also using the event to kick off its 7th consecutive year of fundraising for the...

2013-10-31 23:24:41

Ed Lord, former Senior Vice President for SA Business Development at the American Cancer Society, has joined DonorDrive Social Fundraising software as Vice President of Client Growth and Consulting. http://www.donordrive.com/demo-signup/ Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Ed Lord, former Senior Vice President for SA Business Development at the American Cancer Society, has joined DonorDrive Social Fundraising software as Vice President of Client Growth and Consulting. Ed started his...

2013-10-21 23:26:05

Rehab Center Joins with Community to Honor Cancer Survivors (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The Relay For Life events are an activity where communities across the world join together to honor survivors of cancer, to remember loved ones who lost their lives to cancer, and to generate funds in an effort to fight the disease which often still has no cure. On Friday, September 27th, 2013, Narconon Arrowhead participated in the Relay for Life of Pittsburg County hosted at Sertoma Field in McAlester,...


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