Greenfield Relay For Life celebrates cancer survivors


WILL BE AROUND 660 DOLLARS. CIARA: TOGETHER, FRANKLIN COUNTY RESIDENTS AND THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, ARE CELEBRATING PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY CANCER. THEY’RE ALSO REMEMBERING LOVED ONES LOST. 22NEWS REPORTER JENNIFER ZARATE JOINS US LIVE FROM GREENFIELD WHERE THE ANNUAL RELAY FOR LIFE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY CALLS ON THE COMMUNITY TO JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST CANCER. JENN: I’M HERE AT THE FRANKLIN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS WHERE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ARE COMING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT AND CELEBRATE CANCER SURVIVORS AND CAREGIVERS. AT RELAY FOR LIFE EVENTS, NO ONE FACES CANCER ALONE. THE ANNUAL EVENT SUPPORTS THE MISSION OF THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, RAISING FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH, SERVICES FOR CANCER PATIENTS, CANCER EDUCATION, AND ADVOCACY AT THE STATE AND FEDERAL LEVEL. THIS YEAR’S FUNDRAISING GOAL IS $235-THOUSAND DOLLARS. SO FAR, THEY’VE RAISED MORE THAN HALF AT NEARLY $170-THOUSAND DOLLARS. AT RELAY FOR LIFE NO DONATION IS TOO SMALL — EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS. 100 PERCENT OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO RELAY. TONIGHT’S RELAY FOR LIFE STEPS OFF AT 6 O’CLOCK… PARTICIPANTS WILL WALK THROUGH THE NIGHT… UNTIL 3 O’CLOCK TOMORROW AFTERNOON. JENN: THIS YEAR AN ESTIMATED 1-POINT-3

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