August 14, 2020

Relay Raises Over $130,000

posted on: Thursday April 15, 2010

Maxwell Kravitz ’12 / News Staff

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life kicked off on the eve of March 27, with three major themes: celebrate, remember, and fight back. With over 114 participating teams, there were more than 1,000 students camped out in the Peterson Field House relaying for life and raising money to fight cancer. The Providence College chapter of Relay for Life ultimately raised $130,587.Relay for Life is a 12-hour event during which students form teams and raise money for cancer research. Students gather donations in the weeks leading up to the event then pool it all together, walk for 12 hours straight in support of the donations, and raise even more money.According to the American Cancer Society, “Relay for Life lets people know that there is hope for the future.”

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