Sunday, October 7, 2012
From galas to walks to shopping, here's how you can participate, pledge support and donate to the cause locally and beyond.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and whether you love to shop, attend events, walk or run, there are tons of different ways to support the cause. Check out the list below of opportunities to go pink in Long Valley and beyond: Pig Roast BBQ For the Cure When: Saturday, Oct. 6, 3pm Where: Stirling Elks Lodge, 1138 Valley Road, Sterling. Pricing: $25 at the door Making Strides Against Breast Cancer When: Sunday, Oct. 28, 9am Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center at Raritan Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison Making Strides Against Breast Cancer When: Sunday, Oct. 21, 8am Where: Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park & West Side Ave, Jersey City Making Strides Against Breast Cancer When: Sunday, Oct. 21, 8 am Where: Military Park…
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Hoboken Relay for Life fundraiser took place all day Saturday at Pier A Park.
On its tenth birthday, the Hoboken Relay for Life celebrated all the cancer survivors who have been fighting for more birthdays of their own. The local fundraising chapter of the American Cancer Society held its tenth annual walk all day Saturday at Pier A Park. During the Relay teams of walkers parade around the pier to symbolize the fight against cancer. This year over 55 teams and 460 walkers raised almost $130,000, which will go towards the American Cancer Society's efforts at finding a cure. Hoboken is one of over 5,000 communities across the United States that participates in Relay for Life events. This year the Hoboken Relay for Life passed the $1 million dollar mark for total fundraising. During an opening ceremony at noon the co-…
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Texas Arizona hosted Hoboken Relay for Life's 5th annual Bachelor/Bachelorette Fundraiser Auction.
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- Jamie Schuh
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Texas Arizona was the place to be Wednesday night, as Hoboken's Relay for Life put on their 5th annual Bachelor/Bachelorette Fundraiser Auction to a packed and noisy house. When all of the donations were counted, Relay for Life raised about $6,000 for The American Cancer Society. Texas Arizona even stepped up, donating $750. For the auction, 45 singles, between 21 and 35, were at the mercy of the hungry crowd, who each paid $10 ($5 in advance) for the chance to take home one of Hoboken's most eligible. Jeannie Sanchez, Chairman of the Entertainment Committee for Relay for Life, said, "It's a great way to get the Hoboken community out." Starting the evening off with a "Meet and Greet" at 8 p.m., between the bachelors, bachelorettes and …