Relay For Life

Cancer has no nationality and neither does Relay For Life. Each year, more than 4 million people in 26 countries take part in Relay For Life, uniting communities and taking action against cancer. In 2016, more than 80 million dollars were raised for cancer control in these Relay For Life countries.

About Relay For Life of Second Life:

Relay For Life of Second Life is an annual fundraising event that takes place in the virtual world of Second Life. Volunteers form or join teams to have fun while fundraising and raising awareness from mid-March through mid-July. In July teams build campsites and walk a track, just like a Real World Relay. Since 2005, RFL of SL has raised over $3.2 million USD for the American Cancer Society.  Since 1985, Relay For Life has become an international movement Relays being held in 26 countries around the world. As of July 2014, RFL of SL ranked 17 out of 5,000 Relays in the United States! In fact, RFL of SL is the most global Relay event with teams and volunteers and supporters from more than 90 countries, worldwide.   

About the American Cancer Society:

For more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.  Together with our global partners and millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society carries out its mission to Save Lives, Celebrate Lives, and Lead the Fight for a World Without Cancer.  

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