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Relay For Life of Fairbanks

Friday, June 03, 2016


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West Valley High School
3800 Geist Rd, Fairbanks, AK Map it

47 teams and 301 participants have raised $147,128.50

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

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We're excited to start a new Relay For Life season and can’t wait for you to experience a completely redesigned event website. While the final touches are being made, take a moment to check out what's to come at

To sign up for our 1st Annual 5K Run, click the link below!

5K Run Form




AUGUST 31, 2016

LET'S TRY TO HIT $150,000!!!



The Fairbanks Relay for Life was started two decades ago when Fairbanksans decided they wanted to fight back against cancer. They decided to start a Relay for Life, and since then, it has taken on a life of its own. In twenty years, Fairbanks has raised over $4 million dollars in the fight against cancer: donation by donation, and story by story. We are proud to say that we have worked to fund the best and brightest minds available in the fight against this disease. But we don't stop there. Whether it's fundraising on the track, driving a cancer patient to treatment, or helping them navigate the healthcare system, we are here to say no one is alone in the fight against cancer. Please join us in the Golden Heart of Alaska as we support our friends, family and loved ones in this fight!

If you would like to join a team, have fun, and raise money for a frankly awesome cause, please click here

If you would like to start your own team and be a leader in the fight against cancer, please click here.

If you would like to become a sponsor, please click here. Click here for the committment form.

If you would like to become involved in our patient services programs, such as volunteering at the Cancer Resource Center, or driving a patient to and from treatment, please click here.

To see a list of all free American Cancer Society Patient Services in Alaska, click here. For a report that shows how many Fairbanksans the American Cancer Society helped in 2015, click here.  To see how many patients we helped statewide, click here.

To view currently funded research as of 3.1.16, click here. Visit this page here to learn how we fund research, and how it impacts communities across the United States-including Fairbanks!

If you are having trouble logging in, or can't seem to get your password to work, please call 1-877-957-7848 


Our Patient Navigator, Jessica Rivera, is stationed in Providence Cancer Center in Anchorage, AK. She is available to anyone with questions, concerns or needs. She can be reached at (907) 212.5605, or at 

Regardless of time, we also have a 24/7 help line at 1-800-227-2345. For more information, visit

The American Cancer Society is able to provide a limited number of donated flights through RAVN Alaska, and may be able to provide donated hotel rooms for visits out of town. In addition, we can provide rides to and from treatment, using volunteer drivers in our Road to Recovery Program. 

We also offer Look Good, Feel Better courses at the J. Michael Carroll Cancer Center. Using licensed estheticians and cosmetologists, we work to give women the skills and tools (including donated makeup kits) to manage their appearance during cancer treatment.

For all these programs and more, contact Jessica Rivera, and we will work to find resources for you, depending on availability and scheduling. 


Relay for Generosity

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 live A DAY. Please join us and take action against a disease that has taken too much!

Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony

Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute bag »

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Purple Club Dawn Smith - $10,692.00
  2. Ruby Club Personal Donation Made Patti Benjamin - $6,753.50
  3. Emerald Club Donald Benjamin - $3,593.91

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Sapphire Team GCI Salmon Patties - $20,831.72
  2. Jade Team Laboratory Lappers - $13,102.33
  3. Gold Team The angels of the Midnight Sun - $6,582.14

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Fred Meyer - NCTP       ($3,110.00)
  2 -  Walmart - NCTP       ($600.00)
  3 -  Sam's Club - NCTP       ($592.74)


Contact Hannah Ray:

(907) 270-2077

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