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Colleges Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society’s mission is to Celebrate, Remember, and Fight Back for a world without cancer. At CCU, we do our part in helping to win the fight against cancer.

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Survivor and Caregiver Walk at Relay for Life 2017


Colleges Against Cancer is the primary student organization that plans Relay for Life at Coastal Carolina University. Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students dedicated to bringing cancer education and prevention programs to their campus. We focus on cancer education, advocacy, survivorship, and Relay for Life.  Colleges Against Cancer will celebrate its 13th anniversary on-campus in the 2018-2019 year. CAC is very proud to share that, at the 2018 Relay, CCU surpassed the $1,000,000 fundraising milestone since CCU's first Relay for Life in 2007.

Events that CAC Coordinates:

  • Advocacy and Awareness Events
  • Trips to the Hope Lodge in Charleston, SC
  • Relay for Life

Relay For Life 2019

Join us on Saturday, April 6, in Blanton Park from noon to midnight!

Donate to help us win the fight against cancer!

How Do I Sign-Up a Team for Relay for Life?

Join CCU's largest student-run philantrophy by signing up or joining a team. Signing up a team for Relay for Life is easy. Just visit www.relayforlife.org/ccusc to register a new team or join an existing one. At this time, registeration is closed, but you can still donate to a team or an individual until our new fundraising year begins in September 2018.

How Do I Sign-Up for hte Colleges Against Cancer Leadership Team?

 

Congrats to the CAC Leadership Team and the CCU Community for a great 2017-2018 Relay for Life!

The CCU community raised more than $110,000 toward the American Cancer Society for the 2017-2018 year. 

Colleges Against Cancer won a SILA in 2017 for Most Outstanding Philanthropy by a Student Organization.

The CAC Leadership Team being recognized for winning Most Outstanding Philantrophy by a Student Organization at the 2017 Student Involvement and Leadership Awards ceremony


Alumni of CCU Colleges Against Cancer and Relay for Life - We Want to Hear From You!

Were you involved in CAC or Relay for Life at CCU? First off, thank you for your service and for building and contributing to the legacy of Relay for Life on campus. We want to stay in touch with you, hear how you are still doing your part in ending the fight against cancer, and invite you to our annual Relay for Life event. Please contact Amelia Carte at acarte@coastal.edu or at 843-349-2939 to let us know what years you participated in CAC or Relay for Life and your role/position.   

Contact us

relayforlife@coastal.edu
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