Cancer Fighters Ready for Bloomingdale Relay For Life Tonight

The 2013 Bloomingdale Relay For Life kicks off 6 p.m. April 5 at Bloomingdale High School. Donations for the six Relays in Eastern Hillsborough County top $300,000.


The American Cancer Society's 2013 Relay For Life season in Eastern Hillsborough County continues tonight, April 5, at Bloomingdale High School, where the overnight fundraiser is set to kick off 6 p.m. with 51 teams and about 650 registered participants. 

Additional Relays for Eastern Hillsborough County are scheduled in the weeks ahead for Armwood, Brandon and Plant City high schools. Relays were held late last month at Riverview and Newsome high schools.

Collectively, as of 6 a.m. April 2, the six sites in Eastern Hillsborough County had reported 249 teams, 3,743 participants and $316,682.63 raised. (See chart below.)


2013 RELAY FOR LIFE UPDATE — Compiled April 5 (6 a.m.)

Location Participants Teams  Donations  Location Date Bloomingdale 648 51  $34,633.71 Bloomingdale High School, 1700 Bloomingdale Ave. April 5, 6 p.m. Brandon  211 23  $11,708.11 Brandon High School, 1101 Victoria St. April 12, 6 p.m. FishHawk 916 39  $94,908.09 Newsome High School, 16550 FishHawk Blvd. March 23, noon Plant City 913 63  $51,492.14 Plant City High School, One Raider Place April 19, 6 p.m. Riverview 800 53  $99,863.55 Riverview High School, 11311 Boyette Road March 23, noon Seffner/Dover 255 20  $24,077.03 Armwood High School, 12000 East U.S. Highway 92, Seffner April 19, 6 p.m. TOTALS 3,743 249  $316,682.63

Source: American Cancer Society Relay For Life


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