Mercy Health Invites You to Join its American Cancer Society Relay For Life Team Celebrating Survivors, Honoring Loved Ones and Fighting Back Against Cancer

(CINCINNATI; June 17, 2014) – Mercy Health, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, invites Butler County residents to join a team to help save a life.

Mercy Health has teamed with the American Cancer Society to host Relay for Life Events throughout Cincinnati in the coming weeks. A teams from Mercy Health – Fairfield Hospital will join others walking and running to raise funds at a Relay For Life event starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday June 21 and running through 7 a.m. on Sunday, June 22 at Fairfield Optimist Club, located at 194 Joe Nuxhall Way, Fairfield, ZIP 45018.

Visit and click to join Caregivers Against Cancer at Fairfield Hospital or one of the many other teams participating in the Relay.

Relay For Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising walk. Teams of people camp out around a track and members of each team take turns walking around the track to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. A wide array of food, games and activities provide entertainment and build camaraderie, making the Society’s Relay For Life a family-friendly event for the entire community.

Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event and it has grown into the world’s largest movement to end cancer. Mercy Health joins the Society in celebrating
the 400 lives cancer care saves every day by partnering to host neighborhood events that raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.