Relay For Life of Evanston was awarded the American Cancer Society’s prestigious Relay All Star Award at the Society’s recent Relay Leadership Summit in Itasca, Ill.

The Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society honors Relay events that achieve significant fundraising and participant growth with this award. This year, Relay For Life of Evanston raised approximately $48,302, with nearly 235 participants.

“By supporting Relay For Life of Evanston, our volunteers are helping us save more lives faster,” said Mary E. Pierce, chairman of the board of the ACS’s Illinois Division. We invite all Evanston residents to join us in fighting for every birthday threatened by cancer at this
year’s Relay.