We had our kick-off event for Relay for Life today. I started Relay because of my mom, but I Relay now for my kids. My mom is a 13 year breast cancer survivor. I keep Relaying in support of her and in support of finding a cure for the future.
Some quick facts about cancer:
1,665,540: The number of new cancer cases expected to be diagnosed in 2014.
585,720: The number of Americans expected to die of cancer in 2014, about 1,600 people per day.
1 in 235: The number of children who will be diagnosed with cancer before age 20. A total of 15,780 new cancer cases are expected to be diagnosed in children and adolescents in 2014.
For more of these facts, visit the American Cancer Society.
|Our team certificate for 2013|
I think everyone should know where your $1 goes when you donate.
If you’d like to donate to help me reach my goal of just $300 this year, you can do so here.
Our theme this year is Disney, so look out for some more Disney posts- with a Relay twist!