The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay For Life of Pipestone County will kickoff the season on Thursday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pizza Ranch in Pipestone.
This year marks 21 years in Pipestone County with volunteers raising money and awareness to achieve a world without cancer.
The Relay For Life movement continues to be the largest peer-to-peer fundraising event with 2.5 million participants globally uniting to save lives from cancer.
This year’s Relay For Life event will be held on Thursday, June 18 on the Courthouse lawn in Pipestone. You can join the Relay For Life movement in any of the following ways:
•Attend the kickoff celebration
•Start or join a fundraising team
•Participate as an individual
•Volunteer to help, plan or organize the event
•Make a donation
•Invite a cancer survivor to be celebrated, or if you’re a survivor, join us.
Funds raised help, conduct breakthrough research and give cancer patients and their families the resources they need, like free rides to chemo, free places to stay near hospitals and a live 24/7 helpline for answers and support.