Relay for Life, the 24-hour multidisciplinary relay and cancer fundraising event is set to return to Sharjah for its third edition in the MENA region on 10th December 2022. Energy is building as people get ready to participate in this life-giving experience in aid of fighting against cancer and raising awareness. The 24-hour relay organised by Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) in collaboration with the American Cancer Society.
This initiative sets the pace as the largest cancer fundraising event in the world, and assists patients and their families at all stages of overcoming the condition. The fundraiser also serves to create awareness and serves as a support community for all involved in defeating the disease.
Relayers are encouraged to pledge their support by registering on the website to get involved and for all those around the world that want to support now or any other time in the year, they can find a donations link on the website too. Each and every registration will directly help change the lives of cancer patients, survivors, as well as caregivers as 100% of proceeds go towards them.
The event will take place this year on 10th December at Kshisha Park in Al Rahmaniyah, Sharjah at 4pm.
The theme for this year’s fundraising relay event is “Ready, Set, Live” and supports the ethos of FOCP by focusing on bringing life, positivity and support to cancer patients by empowering them and creating an influential community around them and their families.
The inspirational theme plays on the concept of an athlete running a race and the relay of physical activity, through walking, running, etc.
This year there are a myriad of ways to support the initiative as well as giving direct financial support, each and every registration will directly help change the lives of cancer patients, survivors, as well as caregivers as 100% of proceeds go towards them.
Donations are open all year round and not just on the day of the event and 100% of donations go directly to support for cancer patients treatment journey.
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