Relay For Life
Relay For Life is a fun-filled, team-building
overnight event, celebrating cancer
survivorship. Last year, Relay For Life had
more than three million participants in
4,100 communities, and it has raised more
than $1.5 billion dollars in its history. The
Relay For Life National Team Program
gives companies an opportunity to form
teams of employees across the nation so
people from multiple locations can
participate in a unified effort to raise
money for cancer research, education,
advocacy and patient services.
Contact Liz Dasher, Corporate Relations Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 415-394-7100 for more info.
According to the American Institute of Preventive Medicine, the average health care
cost per employee in 1997 was $3,900. It has been projected that by 2007, this figure
will double. Because the American population is aging, health care spending is
estimated to rise 25 percent by 2030. Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer,
stroke, and Type 2 diabetes will account for 75 percent of health care costs.
It is for this reason that the American Cancer Society created the Workplace
Solutions programs. These programs encourage employees to make lifestyle choices
that will improve their health and reduce the cost of health care throughout your
By participating in American Cancer Society team events, employees are provided
with a powerful way to support a cause that bonds them together with each other
and with your company. When it comes to individual giving, employees are
increasingly demanding choices and tend to select causes that directly touch their
Making Strides Against
Teams of employees, as well as
individuals, can participate in this
fun, noncompetitive walking event.
These walks foster a strong
connection with the community and
give individuals an opportunity to
make a special connection with other
participants while raising funds to
fight breast cancer.
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