Rockford Relay For Life raised $318,000 for the American Cancer Society, making it one of the most successful fundraisers in the state.
Other West Michigan communities are doing their part. During the Wyoming-Grandville Relay For Life on May 10, participants raised at least $54,857. That same day, participants in the Grand Haven-Spring Lake Relay For Life collected at least $45,984 for the American Cancer Society. Runners and walkers in East Grand Rapids raised at least $56,531 during their Relay For Life May 17. On May 18, the Relay For Life of White Lake generated at least $43,211 for the American Cancer Society, while Relay For Life of Comstock Park raised at least $42,815.
And don’t count local colleges out. In April, Grand Valley State University raised at least $85,263 during its Relay For Life, Western Michigan University collected at least $32,083 and Aquinas College raised $5,670.
Plenty more communities are planning Rel