Are donations to Relay for Life tax deductible?
Yes, monetary donations to the Society are tax-deductible (including donations to events like Relay For Life or Making Strides Against Breast Cancer); however, certain donations in which the donor receives a good or service in return for a donation are not tax-deductible or may be only partially deductible.
Is Relay for Life free?
What Is the Registration Fee for Relay for Life? You can participate in the event for a $10 registration fee if you cannot raise any funds.
How much do you have to raise for Relay for Life?
Do we have to fundraise? We ask all registrants to raise $200 to support Cancer Council’s vital work in cancer research, prevention and support.
Is hair donation tax-deductible?
If you donate your hair to a tax-exempt organization that helps people who have lost their hair as a result of a medical condition, such as Locks of Love, the hair itself isn’t tax deductible. However, you may be able to claim a charitable contribution deduction for some of your related out-of-pocket expenses.
How do I start a Relay for Life team?
Registration is easy. To get started, find your local Relay event by visiting RelayForLife.org and entering your ZIP code. Start your own team or join an existing team online to register (paper registration options are also available).
What is the point of Relay for Life?
As the American Cancer Society’s most successful fundraiser and the organization’s signature event, the mission of Relay For Life is to raise funds to improve cancer survival, decrease the incidence of cancer, and improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their caretakers.
What should I bring to Relay for Life?
– Relay Shirt or Costume – Comfortable, lightweight clothing – Extra Socks – Layers for a cool night – Sturdy, comfortable walking shoes – Wet Weather Gear (We Relay Rain or Shine! – don’t forget extra socks if it rains!) – Cards & Games – Bean Bag Toss – Frisbees, beach balls, etc. Fundraising Materials to Turn In!
Does Relay for Life still exist?
Global Relay For Life Currently, the American Cancer Society partners with 29 countries on six continents to host Relay For Life events.