Hofstra Relay For lifetime Raises $83K for Cancer ResearchApril 27, 2019
Hofstra’s Relay For all those his life event last week raised $83,000 for cancer research, the most beneficial bills . universities and colleges on Ny that took part in the fundraiser presently.
Despite chilly temperatures and high rain occasionally, many hundreds of Hofstra students, staff, and community members including cancer survivors and caregivers walked tirelessly around a makeshift track around the intramural field beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday up until the subsequent morning. ? Funds raised within the event help the American Cancer Society.?
Taylor Cary (pictured above, center), a junior studying legal studies in operation, delivered a heartfelt speech about beating acute lymphoblastic leukemia and fascinating in Relay because she looks forward to “when cancer won’t hurt anyone anymore.” ? After her speech, her?Delta Phi Epsilon sorority sisters ran to embrace her.
“The 2019 event, a great deal more so than any Relay we’ve had until recently, truly demonstrated Hofstra’s cope with the fundamental cause and everything it represents,” said Kimberly Wilkens ’15, co-chair of Hofstra’s organizing committee. ?“Regardless of the odd rain and cold, we relayed 12 hours instead of only ended up being raise an outstanding amount, but we proved that there’s little stop us throughout the manage cancer.”
Last year, the Hofstra event raised $111K, coming out in third in Nassau County one of your five in Big apple.