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UNH hosts Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society

UNH hosts Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society

Stefanie Kistler April 11, 2022

DURHAM- On Saturday April 9 the University of New Hampshire (UNH) hosted Relay for Life, a team-based relay event open to the public and created to fund cancer research in the U.S.   Relay for...

Great American Smokeout

Great American Smokeout

Hannah Donahue December 5, 2019

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), a student organization at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), raised awareness about the dangers of smoking and vaping to celebrate the...

Relay for Life reports strong initial fundraising

Relay for Life reports strong initial fundraising

Hannah Donahue April 4, 2019

UNH’s Relay for Life committee prepares for their biggest event this year—an 18-hour relay for which all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. The event begins on Saturday, April 27...

Relay for Life raises $92,000 during annual event

Bret Belden April 24, 2017

Participants of UNH’s 14th annual Relay for Life laced up their shoes for the 18 hour fundraiser designed to raise money for cancer research and treatment  in support of all those who have been impacted...

Students 'jailed' in effort to raise money for Relay for Life

Bret Belden March 30, 2017

A handful of students were selected to be put into a wooden “jail cell” and beg passersby for money so they could be freed from the enclosure as part of the Relay for Life Committee’s fundraising...

UNH Relay for Life raises over $85,000

Bret Belden April 25, 2016

Six hours into UNH’s Relay for Life event glow sticks lit up the dark in the Whittemore Center. Students remembering their fathers, mothers, friends, aunts, uncles and all those who have died from...

Editorial: Rally up for Relay

Bret Belden April 10, 2016

The annual Relay For Life event at the University of New Hampshire will kick off next Saturday, April 23 at noon. There will be 18 straight hours of shared support, reflection and remembrance wrapping...

Relay for Life kickoff sets motion for event

December 8, 2015

By Tyler Kennedy Staff Writer Even though UNH doesn’t host its annual Relay for Life for another 6 months, committee members and team captains are already in the full swing of organizing it. The kickoff...

Wildcat teams walk in Relay for Life

April 20, 2015

By Raoul Biron, Staff Writer At 9 p.m. on Saturday night, the lights outside of the Whittemore Center turned purple and the lights inside the arena turned off. Relay For Life had been underway for nine...

Helping a good cause

Bret Belden April 16, 2015

When the mid-April sun’s rays start to find their way to Durham and the weather finally returns to reasonably habitable temperatures, students jump at the opportunity to get outside. But nearly 1,000...

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