Fundraising

The American Cancer Society is committed to saving lives from cancer. But we can't do it without you. Your donations help us fight all types of cancer, for all types of people, in all types of communities around the globe. Each person who joins Relay For Life can take pride in knowing that they are working towards creating a world free from the pain and suffering of this disease.

Your donations to Relay For Life help the American Cancer Society fund groundbreaking cancer research, critical patient care services, education and prevention initiatives, and so much more. Please consider joining a Relay For Life event and fundraising or making a donation today.

HOW FUNDRAISING IMPACTS YOUR COMMUNITY

Every single dollar raised at a Relay For Life event impacts the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives and celebrate life. Every day. Here's how fundraising helped communities in the U.S. in 2015:
150 million

In cancer research grants.

51 thousand

Patients guided through the health care system by our patient navigators.

1 million

Requests answered for info, help, and support via phone, email, and online chats.

316 thousand

Rides were provided to and from treatment

361 thousand

Nights of free lodging at the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge® facilities.

BADGES AND FUNDRAISING CLUBS

We appreciate that you're giving your time, passion, and energy to ensure your fundraising and community event is a success. One way we recognize your efforts is through our badges and Fundraising Club program. There are badges and clubs for both individual and team fundraising, along with badges to recognize activity and status levels.
Individual Fundraising Club Levels and Prizes
There are a variety of award gifts available to thank you for your excellence in fundraising. Most of gifts are branded with the Relay For Life logo to help promote the events in your community every time you use or wear them.
Team Fundraising Club Levels
Your team total is used to determine which status your team earns each year. After your event, you'll receive an email with details on how to select and order the prize you'd prefer. Check with your event staff partner if you have any questions.

FUNDRAISING RESOURCES

Your first Relay event usually comes with a million questions. Who better to ask than experienced volunteers and team captains? We have a full discussion board and tons of helpful information available to you.

RELAY FOR LIFE AWARDS & RECOGNITION

The generosity people give the Relay community is astounding and deserves recognition. After all, many of the American Cancer Society's lifesaving research and patient programs wouldn't exist without the help of volunteers and their fundraising efforts.
We're excited to introduce the Relay For Life Awards & Recognition program to show appreciation to the passion and commitment, and extraordinary accomplishments toward saving lives from cancer.