American Cancer Society Relay For Life

I just purchased luminarias to honor Naomi and remember Betsy at the Relay for Life in Alameda tomorrow.  As much as I don't like the idea of crusading, I'm starting to feel like it's time for Lung Cancer to get the research funds it needs.  I see nonsmokers developing it increasingly (people I know!), and the lack of buzz is quite literally killing me. 

Anyway, I didn't ask for donations when I last posted this link, and I suppose I should've.  If anyone would like to donate a few pennies to find a cure for cancer, please do so here.  It's my homepage for the Relay, and I think the page is only available until Sunday, when the Relay ends.  It starts tomorrow around 9:00 AM PST.  Either way, I'm walking the Survivor Lap, and remembering all those fighting for their lives, and those who've lost the battle.

Thanks to those who've taken up the cause.

A typical luminaria display in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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3 thoughts on “American Cancer Society Relay For Life

  1. Hi Jazz, Kara and I just got back from the Relay. We bought Luminarias – one for you and one for Kara's Aunt Kay. We ran/walked two miles until we were really stinky. I had a great time and thanks for clueing me in on this event. Together, me and Kara raised about two hundred and fifty dollars. We had a Boy Scout take a picture of us in our cute Relay For Life T-shirts. I'll post the photo later when we down load it from the camera. I hope you go at night and get to see your Luminaria.
    Nichole

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