“Cruisin4TheCure” Fighting Cancer With A Car Wash Friday & Saturday
A Burien-based Relay for Life group called “Cruisin4TheCure” is holding a fundraiser car wash this Friday and Saturday, from Noon – 5pm at B&E Meats and Seafood, located at 15003 Ambaum Blvd. SW (206-243-1900).
All proceeds will go towards their fundraising efforts for the American Cancer Society.
This is the second year this teen team has participated in the Relay For Life fundraiser, and according to an email:
With the support of families this energetic, helpful, and creative group of teens has been raising money to help find a cure for cancer.
Last year the team raised $539 and this year they are excited to overcome that amount with a current goal of $1,500.
These team members are highly active and participate in all our events. Our current team consists of:
- Brandi Reints (Team Leader)
- Holly LeMay
- Blaine Chadwick
- J.D. Beaird
- Kirsten Mayer
- Dustin Dransfield
- Vanessa Stern
- Rilie Rae Nelson
Here’s more info on Relay for Life:
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Because cancer never sleeps, Relays are overnight events up to 24 hours in length.
Relay began in 1985 when Dr. Gordy Klatt, a colorectal surgeon in Tacoma, Washington, ran and walked around a track for 24 hours to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Since then, Relay has grown from a single man’s passion to fight cancer into the world’s largest movement to end the disease. Each year, more than 3.5 million people in 5,000 communities in the United States, along with additional communities in 19 other countries, gather to take part in this global phenomenon and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. Thanks to Relay participants, we are creating a world with more birthdays a world where cancer can’t claim another year of anyone’s life.