TWELVE HOURS OF FUN
• CAMPING OUT IN THE GYM
• LUMINARY BAGS THAT ARE
Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life
The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is more than just a
fundraiser. It is an opportunity to get together with family and friends and
celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost to cancer, and fight
back in the hope of finding a cure for this terrible disease.
Relay is fun, fulfilling, and your participation gives strength to our mission
to eradicate cancer. Walk with us in this inspirational 12-hour overnight
event as we come together and fight to make cancer history.
This gives you an opportunity to get
Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is an opportunity to get
together with family and friends and celebrate cancer survivors,
remember loved ones lost to cancer, and fight back in the hope of
finding a cure for this terrible disease.
What is RELAY FOR
• Relay For Life is a magnificent, fun-filled overnight
event that brings tens of thousands of people
around the world together every year to:
• Celebrate the lives of those who have battled
cancer. The strength of survivors inspires others to
continue the fight.
• Remember the loved ones lost to the disease.
At Relay For Life, people who walk alongside those
battling cancer can grieve and find healing.
• Fight Back. We Relay because we have been
touched by cancer and desperately want to put an
end to the disease. We make a commitment to save
How it works
• People from all ages and walks of life put together
teams of friends, families, colleagues, sports or
community groups and take on the challenge of
raising funds to raise awareness and celebrate
Gathering together at the overnight Relay For Life
event in their area, they run the Relay to Celebrate,
Remember and Fight Back, supporting the
individuals and members of their community who
are dealing with cancer.
Relay For Life highlights are the Opening and
Closing Ceremonies, the Survivors Walk, and the
Candle Lighting Ceremony, also known as the
What’s all the fundraising
• The Canadian Cancer Society is a non-government
organization funded through the generosity of
individuals and businesses. Funds raised at Relay
For Life help the Cancer Society continue its
extraordinary work making sure cancer survivors
get access to free services and information and
support from the moment of diagnosis right through
to treatment and recovery. Business sponsorship at
Relay For Life helps to cover the cost of staging the
event so that more of the funds raised can go
towards research and programmes that support
cancer prevention, detection and treatment and
support and information.
You get to make your own teams
2. You could be in a team of your own chose
3. If you don’t find any team Mrs.Lazare will
give you a team to join in
4. When you get your team you get to pick
your own name for your team
5. Some one gets to be the captain of your
Some people say what is cancer so here it is
Cancer is not just one disease, but a large group of almost one
hundred diseases. Its two main characteristics are uncontrolled
growth of the cells in the human body and the ability of these
cells to migrate from the original site and spread to distant
sites. If the spread is not controlled, cancer can result in death.
So that is cancer what do
you think we should do.
So should we leave people
that fight against cancer
or fight with them
quot;I couldn’t have made it without
the Cancer Society. People
don’t realize how much help the
Cancer Society gives the
caregivers. If someone
recommends getting help from
the Cancer Society, I say, take
it. You only have to knock on
the door and they are there for