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Thursday, January 2, 2020
Press Release: Relay Season "Game On, Cancer!" Begins February 15
The world's largest and most successful virtual fundraiser, the Relay For Life of Second Life, kicks off its 16th season on February 15th. Game On Cancer! The Cure Starts Here, will bring together teams from across the virtual grid and around the world, to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight for a world without cancer.
Founded in 2005, The Relay For Life of Second Life has raised nearly ONE BILLION LINDENS. The original and largest virtual Relay brings the virtual world together for a common goal, fighting cancer and supporting those whose lives have been impacted by the disease. The Relay For Life community in Second Life is the most passionate and vibrant in virtual worlds and represents every community on the grid.
The 2020 theme is Game On, Cancer! The theme is a representation of our Relayers’ competitive spirit, as we refuse to give up on fighting this disease in honor of and in memory of so many of our loved ones..
Team Registration Opens on January 15th and the official season Kick Off will be held Saturday February 15th. The season will come to its conclusion with the 24 Hour Relay For Life of Second Life weekend scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, June 6th and 7th.
Anyone interested in forming a team, joining a team or learning more about the RFL of SL can contact Adam Anatine or Ari Anatine, visit the American Cancer Society Campus in Second Life or on the web at relayforlife.org/secondlife.
The American Cancer Society is the world’s leader in fighting cancer and continues Attacking Cancer From Every Angle. If you or anyone you know is facing a cancer diagnosis, please contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345, visit cancer.org, or visit the American Cancer Society in Second Life.