RFL Training Plan: Mission Integration

RFL Training Plan: Mission Integration

In the end, all we do for the American Cancer Society revolves around…... MISSION. 

As Relayers, everything we do, everything we fight for, everything we believe in, stems from the heart and soul of the American Cancer Society’s mission statement. “Save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer” is the common goal that we’re all working towards.

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RFL Training Plan: Calendar Tool

RFL Training Plan: Calendar Tool

It’s the last week of August. You’re moving, you’re starting classes, you’re buying books, and as CAC President or Relay Event Lead, you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to plan the year of meetings and events around your schedule, your committee’s schedule, and the campus schedule. Ughhhhh. 

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Spring 2017 Awards Report

Spring 2017 Awards Report

Happy Spring Campus Relayers!

As your event and school years are wrapping up, we want to encourage you to take the time to enter yourselves in the running for Spring Awards! You all have accomplished so many incredible, impactful achievements this year, and you deserve to be recognized! Among specific awards that look for your dedication to Cancer Education, fundraising, marketing, and more, every single campus has the opportunity to be recognized as a Leader of Hope!

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Welcoming the 2017-18 NCLT!

Welcoming the 2017-18 NCLT!

This past February, the National Campus Leadership Team said goodbye to four amazing volunteers and welcomed five new dedicated volunteers to the team. A HUGE thank you to Corey Seaman, Kelly O'Donnel, Hannah Stellpflug, and Kelsey Duncan for being our mentors and leading many initiatives for the Campus Relay For Life movement, you've left huge shoes to fill!

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Campus FAQ's: Virtual Survivor Programs

Campus FAQ's: Virtual Survivor Programs

Do you Relay for a Survivor who cannot make it to your event because of health, distance, or other constraints? Did you know they can still participate in your event as a Virtual Survivor? Check out this flier about the Virtual Survivor Program, and have them sign up via your event website or phone by following the directions at the bottom of the page!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Celebration

Breast Cancer Awareness Celebration

It’s crazy to see that October is already over! It’s been incredibly inspiring and exciting to see SO many campuses participate in Breast Cancer Awareness month and put on amazing events on their campuses! In this blog post, we’ll be featuring all the awesome things you guys did all throughout the month of October to raise awareness!

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Relay Best Practices: Mini-Relays

Relay Best Practices: Mini-Relays

One of the most effective ways UC Berkeley's CAC keeps our campus motivated, inspired and engaged throughout the year is through our monthly mini-Relay events that are about 8-10 hours long! We try to incorporate cancer education, advocacy, and survivor and caregiver engagement into every one of our monthly mini-Relays. 

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Year Round Survivor and Caregiver Engagement

Year Round Survivor and Caregiver Engagement

Is your campus looking for ways to engage your Survivors and Caregivers? Check out the new Survivor & Caregiver Year-Round Engagement guide for ideas. We will be releasing the ideas each month as a reminder, but also wanted you to have all of the ideas to help facilitate your plans the rest of the year. Let us know what activities you are planning so we can recognize all of the great ways campuses are engaging their Survivors and Caregivers!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As you all know, October is here and that means the cancer of the month is breast cancer! Breast Cancer is one of the better known cancers in the country, as one in eight women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetimes. It is predicted that nearly 250,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in 2016, and that 40,000 women will die of breast cancer in 2016. 

A lot of Campus Relayers all over the country have had experiences with breast cancer in their life, whether it is a mother, a sister, an aunt, a grandmother, a friend, or any woman in your life, breast cancer has affected many of us across the globe in different ways, shapes, and forms.

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