Relay for Life 2nd Annual Gala
The Gala will have silent auction items including a basketball signed by Roy Williams, sports tickets, spa packages, and more. Gala will also feature hors d'oeuveres and a keynote speaker.
Ticket and auction proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
Dress is semi-formal.
Tickets are $20 for students / $30 for adults / $50 for couples (adults)
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About Relay For Life
The world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, Relay For Life mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and provide participants with an opportunity to fight back against the disease.
Relay brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life – all aimed at furthering the American Cancer Society’s vision of creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
Relay For Life began in 1985 with one man who walked and ran around a track for 24 hours and raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year, Relay For Life will take place in nearly 5,100 communities in the United States and 20 other countries and will raise funds to support the Society’s mission of saving lives by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and fighting back.
Relay For Life of UNC began in 1996 and has raised over $150,00 each year with the majority of money coming back to UNC Hospitals for cancer research.
The main event in the spring brings together students, faculty, and the Chapel Hill community to celebrate, remember, and fight back.