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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® National Corporate Team Program allows your company to join the world’s largest movement to end cancer. By forming teams across the country to support the American Cancer Society’s lifesaving work, your company and its employees can celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and most importantly, fight back against the disease to save lives.

What is Relay For Life National Corporate Team Program?

The Relay For Life National Corporate Team Program provides your company the chance to engage employees, their families, and friends to celebrate those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. The program also provides your company with a meaningful opportunity for corporate volunteerism and philanthropy, while uniting your brand with communities across the country in support of one of America’s most popular and unifying causes.

How does it work?

The Relay For Life National Corporate Team Program is the perfect way for companies with large regional or national networks to join together with the American Cancer Society to help save lives. To be involved, your company must:

  • Assign a volunteer contact to coordinate teams within your organization
  • Recruit at least 500 participants or 50 teams in two or more states to participate in Relay each year
  • Provide internal communication about their participation and involvement nationwide
  • Maintain regular communications with an assigned Society relationship manager
  • Promote executive-level support
  • Encourage participation in communities where Relay events take place
  • Track participation progress and report year-end results to company leaders

What can you expect?

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life® movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to end cancer, uniting more than four million people in 24 countries (including the US) to take action against the disease. Symbolizing the battle waged around the clock by cancer patients, Relay events can last up to 24 hours. Teams camp out around a track or path and take turns walking as celebrations, games, music, and other activities keep things lively. Funds raised at Relay For Life events directly support the mission of the American Cancer Society and help save more lives from cancer.

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Features and Benefits

Increase Your Visibility

More than three million people in 4,100 communities participate in local Relay For Life events. National Corporate Team participating companies are recognized in the Relay Year End Report and at the annual Leadership Summit.

Enhance Your Brand Image

The American Cancer Society is the largest voluntary health organization in the world with 96 percent brand name recognition. Leveraging the American Cancer Society brand with your own, provides significant opportunities to influence consumer behavior

Boost Employee Morale

People prefer to work for companies that are good corporate citizens. They are responsive to the beneficial behaviors exhibited by their employer.

Your Company Commitment

Your company can participate in the Relay For Life National Corporate Team Program by:

  • Recruiting a minimum of 50 teams in two or more states throughout the US to participate annually in Relay
  • Assigning a volunteer corporate contact to coordinate Relay teams within your company
  • Promoting executive level support
  • Encouraging participation in major office locations
  • Recording, tracking, and sharing team fundraising information and statistics.
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