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Sunday, February 12, 2017

RELAY FOR LIFE OF SECOND LIFE TEAM REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 12, 2017



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Second Life Residents Invited To Participate in the World's Largest Virtual Fundraising Event!

Relay For Life of Second Life Team Registration opens at 6 am SLT on Sunday, February 12, 2017.

Led by Event Leadership Team chair Nuala Maracas and co-chairs Leala Spire and Grace Devin, the 2017 season kicks off March 5th and continues through Relay For Life Weekend in Second Life on the 15th & 16th of July. The theme for the 2017 Relay season is “Passport To Hope".

Team Registration Details
•    Captains may register their teams beginning Feb 12th by visiting http://relayforlifeofsecondlife.org/    
     and clicking the TEAM REGISTRATION button.
•    Teams are recommended to have at least 5 members
•    Captains will be asked to set a goal for their team.  
•    Teams who meet the minimum fundraising levels will be eligible for a campsite and for real life prizes and awards.

A new Supporter category has been created to give credit to non-team entities who in the past have
raised funds for Relay using General Donations kiosks.These businesses, clubs or organizations can contact PrettyKitty Gumbo in world to be assigned a “Supporter” number and receive fundraising tools.

"This year we are not just going to think outside the box," said  event Chair Nuala Maracas. "We are going to Break The Box! Together we are going to make a difference. Together we are going to help our American Cancer Society finish this fight!"


About Relay For Life of Second Life

Relay For Life is the signature event of the American Cancer Society and has been active, and continually growing in Second Life for 13 years. In 2005, the first Relay For Life of Second Life (RFL of SL) was attended by a few hundred avatars and raised almost $5,000 US dollars for the American Cancer Society. As of July 2014 RFL of SL ranked number 17th in donations received among more than 5600 relay events held worldwide. As of January, 2017 RFL of SL celebrated raising 3 million US dollars to support the mission of the Society to 'Save Lives, Celebrate Lives and Lead The Fight for A World Without Cancer!

About the American Cancer Society

For more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society has been working to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays and is the world leader in the fight to end cancer. Together with our global partners and millions of supporters, the American Cancer Society carries out its mission to Save Lives, Celebrate Lives, and Lead the Fight for a World Without Cancer.

For More Information:


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

THE 2016 STRIDES FUNDRAISING TOOLS ARE NOW AVAILABLE



The official fundraising tools for 2016 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) Across Second Life season are now available at American Cancer Society Island.

The SLURL for the MSABC building and the tools: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/American%20Cancer%20Society/106/73/21

If you have an old kiosk or other tools, please delete them and use the new ones. 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Leala Spire or Sandie Loxingly. For tech support, please contact RyleighReign. 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Across Second Life raises money for The American Cancer Society..

Some key dates for Strides:

OCT. 23  Opening of the Blossoms of Hope Showcase
OCT. 29  Strides Walk starts at 10 am SLT
OCT. 30  Honor Ball for Survivors & Caregivers
NOV 4    All donations due from walk
NOV 5   Wrap-up on Relay dAlliez sim


About Making Strides Against Breast Cancer:
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer or MSABC is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to finish the fight. Every breast cancer walk and event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to honor those who have battled breast cancer, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and race money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with research, information, services, and access to mammograms for women who need them.

About The American Cancer Society:
For more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well, help people get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.

For more information please visit the sites below:
https://makingstridessecondlife.org/
http://makingstrides.acsevents.org/
http://www.cancer.org/

 
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