Relay For Life Kickoff Planned

A group of volunteers who are dedicated to raising funds and awareness in Salina in the fight against cancer are planning a kickoff meeting.

According to the Saline County Relay For Life Organization, a kickoff meeting for the 2022 Relay For Life is scheduled for this Monday, January 24th. It will be held at Belmont Blvd Christian Church.

Come register for the event and learn more about the American Cancer Society. They will reveal the theme for this year, share fundraising ideas and connect participants with a variety of resources. There will be plenty of room to socially distance.

Anyone who is interested in participating in the Saline County Relay For Life can go ahead & register as a team or individual on the relay site here: Register for the Saline County Relay For Life.

Relayers can also download the ACS FUNdraising app from either app store and register there as well.  The app has several cool features, including:

  • Register for your local Relay For Life or Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events
  • Create your personal event fundraising page on your mobile device
  • Accept in-person credit card and check donations with state-of-the-art scanning technology and bank-grade security features
  • Create a Facebook Fundraiser
  • Solicit donations via PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and LinkedIn
  • Send donation receipts and thank-you notes
  • Track your fundraising progress towards your goal with real-time updates
  • Monitor your team and event fundraising progress as well
  • Keep track of event wide messages from your event coordinator and volunteers
  • Connect with Lyft to catch a ride to and from your event on the big day
  • Fundraise for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM (ACS CAN)
  • Additional features for Team Captains allow you to communicate with your team, and check-in participants at events.

Relay For Life is a community event to celebrate people who have been touched by cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action for lifesaving change.

The 2022 Saline County Relay For Life is scheduled for June 4th at Kansas Wesleyan University.