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Relay For Life Total Up $14,000 Since Last Week

POTTSTOWN PA – The 2014 Pottstown Relay for Life fund-raising campaign to benefit the American Cancer Society enjoyed a $14,000 boost in collections during the week after it ended its annual 24-hour walk-athon in the stadium behind Pottsgrove High School on Kauffman Road, its website reported Sunday (June 8, 2014).

Relay For Life Total Up $14,000 Since Last WeekLocal organizers reported this year’s efforts by 90 teams and 1,739 individual participants on May 31 and June 1 so far have raised $333,358.26, up from the more than $319,000 reported just seven days earlier. Additional collection results, plus money raised at the event itself, helped the total to rise.

According to Relay For Life website, the top 5 fund-raising individuals, listed by team and amounts in descending order:

  • Debbie Oister, Sparxx 4 a Cure, $5,150;
  • Kristin Williams, Limerick Elementary, $3,424.75;
  • Elaine Lambert, Cedarlites, $3,095;
  • Debbie Mason, Angel-Lites; $3,020; and
  • Cindy Dawson, the Castaways, $2,510.

The top 5 fund-raising teams, listed by team captain, number of team members, and amounts in descending order:

  • Cancer Busters, Cynthia Miller-Stein, 18, $18,499;
  • Cedarlites, Tammy Wagner, 28, $17,647.17;
  • Limerick Generating Station EA, Donna Christman, 16, $17,106.37;
  • Diamond’s Hope, Deb Maskrey, 24, $16,400.55; and
  • All Heart A, Tara Cantello, 19, $15,628.25.

Video by Joe Zlomek for The Post Publications LLC

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