Relay For Life is the world's largest grassroots fundraising event, and we are very excited to bring our relationship with the American Cancer Society to the next level. They are a great organization with great people all working together to help spread awareness of cancer prevention and fund research for treatment and cures
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 29, 2008
The Icebox, an Atlanta-based promotional products and corporate apparel supplier, was recently named a National Preferred Vendor for the American Cancer Society (ACS). As a preferred vendor, The Icebox will provide promotional products for ACS Relay For Life events nationwide.
"Relay For Life is the world's largest grassroots fundraising event, and we are very excited to bring our relationship with the American Cancer Society to the next level. They are a great organization with great people all working together to help spread awareness of cancer prevention and fund research for treatment and cures," says Jordy Gamson, President and CEO of The Icebox.
As part of their continuing support of the ACS, The Icebox's philanthropic arm, Common Threads, dedicated to assisting non-profit organizations with their fundraising events, recently participated in a local Relay For Life event. On April 11, 2008, Team Icebox gathered at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta to participate in the annual fun-filled event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and other programs for the American Cancer Society. The Icebox team raised over $10,000 of the event's final $200,000.
About The Icebox
The Icebox is a full-service, one-stop shop for branded apparel and promotional products. Their capabilities include creative services, garment sourcing, garment and product decoration, and fulfillment programs. In addition to its unique line of promotional products and clothing, The Icebox also offers a line of eco-friendly apparel for environmentally conscious clients. For more information, visit http://www.iceboxonline.com.
About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Locally organized "Relay For Life" events take place across the nation on behalf of the American Cancer Society, with more than three million Americans participating annually. The first Relay For Life event was held in Tacoma, Washington in 1986, inspired by the example of surgeon Dr. Gordy Klatt, who in 1985 walked and ran a track for 24 hours as a way to raise money to fight cancer. For more information visit http://www.cancer.org or http://www.RelayForLife.org.
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