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May 17, 2013

The Hoboken Relay for Life To Be Held at Pier A Saturday May 18, 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

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The Hoboken Relay for Life will be held this Saturday May 18, 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM at Pier A in Hoboken, NJ.

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Hoboken is more than just a fundraiser – it’s a life-changing experience that gives everyone a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease.

Relay for Life will once again be taking place at Pier A in Hoboken. There are lots of events planned throughout the day, including Spin for Life with Club H and live music. The day is capped off with the moving Luminaria Ceremony. Please join us and help celebrate more birthdays!

Website Link: http://www.relayforlife.org/hobokennj

Find them on Twitter too!:

  • @HobokenRelay
  • #HobokenRelay
  • #FinishTheFight

More about the charity:  The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is an all day celebration of life and cancer survivorship. Teams of people from all walks of life have fun while raising much-needed funds to fight cancer, and raise awareness of cancer prevention and treatment. Every dollar we raise goes toward helping the American Cancer Society to fight cancer in four main ways: research, education, advocacy and patient services.

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March 22, 2013

Hoboken Relay for Life Pub Crawl Saturday March 23rd – starts at 1pm

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Hoboken Relay for life Pub Crawl 3-23-2013

Relay for Life of Hoboken will be holding its 4th Annual Pub Crawl this Saturday, March 23. Come out for a fun day supporting Relay and some of our favorite Hoboken Hot Spots! There will be specials at each bar that only those with a Pub Crawl bracelet will be able to receive Bracelets are $20 and can be obtained from the committee members on hand at the Crawl.

The Schedule for the day:

  • 1:00 McSwiggans (110 1st St)
  • 2:00 Mulligans (159 1st St)
  • 3:00 Marty O’Briens (94 Bloomfield St)
  • 4:00 Texas Arizona (76 River St)
  • 5:00 Hotel Victor (77 Hudson St)
  • 6:00 The Dubliner (96 River St)

100 % of the bracelet sales will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Hoboken.

Hope to see you there!

Website: www.relayforlife.org/hobokennj

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hobokenrelay

Twitter: @HobokenRelay

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December 12, 2012

Hoboken Relay for Life Holiday Happy Hour Thursday, December 13 at 6:00 PM at Trinity

This local branch of a national organization that tries to raise awareness and funds for one of America’s biggest killers (cancer) has a Hoboken event tomorrow…..

Hoboken Relay for Life Holiday Happy Hour Thursday, December 13 at 6:00 PM

Trinity – 306 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, NJ

Relay for Life Trinity Holiday Happy Hour 12-13-2012Join the Hoboken Relay for Life to toast the Holidays and Celebrate more Birthdays at Trinity Bar in Hoboken located at 306 Sinatra Drive!

Hoboken Relay for Life (RFL) will also be collection unwrapped toys for the Hoboken Boys & Girls Club. Donate an unwrapped toy and be entered to win a $50 Trinity Gift Certificate or a 1-Month Membership to Club H. The suggested donation at the door is $10.

For more Details and Specials, visit our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/hobokenrelay) or our website (www.relayforlife.org/hobokennj).

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is a celebration in May of Life and Cancer Survivorship. Teams of people, from all walks of life, have fun while raising much needed funds to fight cancer as well as raising awareness of cancer prevention and treatment. The Relay Committee will be holding small events every month leading up to the our Relay to help raise awareness and funds. Every dollar we raise goes toward helping the American Cancer Society to fight cancer in four major ways: Research, Education, Advocacy, and Patient Services

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October 4, 2012

Relay For Life Committee Meet and Greet at Trinity October 9th 7-9pm

Here is an upcoming organizational meeting and happy hour for the folks at Hoboken Relay for life, an organization that raises money to fight cancer…..

Relay For Life Committee Meet and Greet at Trinity October 9th 7-9pm

  • New to Hoboken?
  • Want to be more involved in your community?
  • Want to help end a deadly disease?

If you answered “yes!” to any of these questions, then consider joining the Relay For Life of Hoboken Planning Committee!!

Over the past 10 years, the Relay For Life of Hoboken has raised over $1 million for the American Cancer Society to go towards research, education, advocacy and patient services right here in our community. We are looking for people that are interested in planning our 2013 event!

The committee will be at Trinity Restaurant & Bar on Tuesday, October 9th from 7pm-9pm to answer your questions about Relay For Life. Enjoy extended happy hour food and drink specials while mingling and meeting the Relay For Life committee!

Can’t make it but still think you’re interested in joining? Email Allison.Lopreato@cancer.org or come to our first committee meeting on Monday, October 15th at 7:30pm at Hoboken Bar & Grill.

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June 6, 2012

Relay for Life Silent Auction at Teak in Hoboken Wednesday June 20th 7-10pm

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Relay for Life Silent Auction at Teak Hoboken 6-20-2012

Relay For Life of Hoboken Announces Silent Auction Fundraiser at local hotspot, Teak in Hoboken

Relay For Life, is a life changing event that helps communities across the globe celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remembered loved ones lost and fight back the disease. Relay For Life of Hoboken led by 55 teams and the Planning committee has reached an amazing fundraising total of $128,000 and will continue to raise funds at the Fight Back Night and Silent Auction. Tickets are on sale now.

Relay For Life of Hoboken was established in 2002 and they have reached $1 million raised in Hoboken over the past 10 years. The teams invite the Hudson County community to come to Fight Back Night and Silent Auction. Relay For Life has been raising funds from September to August. This organization celebrates cancer survivors, remembers those lost to the disease, and gives the community the opportunity to fight back by raising funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society, the nation’s #1 not-for-profit contributor of funds for cancer research.

Fight Back Night and Silent Auction

What: Your ticket to the auction, offers an opportunity to bid on a variety of appealing prizes.
Who: Relay For Life of Hoboken.
Why: To invite our local Hoboken, Weehawken, Union City and Jersey City residents and local businesses to join us in the Fight Back against Cancer.
Who Should Attend: All folks who support the Fight Back Against Cancer. Guests who attend the Silent Auction will be able to purchase pre-sale tickets for $25.00. Please email RFLHobokenSilentAuction@gmail.com or sign up on the 6/20 Fight Back Night Silent Auction team at www.relayforlife.org/hobokennj for the pre-sale tickets. Guest will be able to purchase tickets at the door for $35.00.
When: Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 between 7pm and 10pm
Where: Teak on the Hudson, 16-18 Hudson Place, Hoboken, NJ. Teak is located across from the Path Station and Hoboken Rail and Bus Terminal. Teak is a local hotspot that includes a restaurant, lounge, and sushi bar. Parking is located at two parking garages, on 75 Hudson Street or 1 Washington Street Lot.

Other Notes:

  • The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.
  • Founded in 1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 regional Divisions and local offices in 3,400 communities, involving millions of volunteers across the United States.
  • For more information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
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May 19, 2012

Relay For Life Today May 19th at Hoboken’s Pier A Park from 11am to 11pm

This release was sent out from the organizers of Hoboken’s Relay for Life which benefits the American Cancer Society in their fight against cancer. Their big event is today at Pier A Park from 11am to 11pm….

Relay For Life of Hoboken Presents a Memorable Event

at Pier A Park in Hoboken

Relay for Life LogoRelays For Life are life-changing cancer events that help communities across the globe celebrate the lives of people who battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease. Relay For Life of Hoboken will continue to raise funds for the American Cancer Society at the 10th Annual Relay For Life of Hoboken which takes place on May 19th, 2012 at Pier A Park beginning at 11am and continuing until 11pm. Relay for Life of Hoboken consists of 55 teams and the Planning committee. If we reach the goal of $200,000 for this year, we’ve reached $1 million raised in Hoboken over the past 10 years.

Relay For Life Of Hoboken is a full day event where the general public can join our Relay teams in raising funds and increasing the awareness for the American Cancer Society, the nation’s #1 not-for-profit contributor of funds for cancer research. Please join us for a full day of events. The teams invite the Hudson County community to come to the opening ceremonies starting at 12noon. The Survivor’s Lap is very uplifting meant for all those who fight against cancer and survived. Several bands will be performing throughout the day. Family activities include Hula Hoop relay and Kids coloring contest. People can exercise for a cure with Zumba and Bellydancing. The Luminaria Ceremony begins 9pm, it’s one of the most inspiring events during the day. Relay For Life of Hoboken teams are working very hard to reach their goal to raise $200,000. Some of fundraising events include Kid Friendly Games, Baked Goods Tables and a Dunk Tank.

The Survivor tent is the place where you can find out all information about Relay For Life, the organization’s mission, and informational resources to help those who are fighting cancer and who have survived cancer. Participants at past Relay for Life events who spend the entire day gained a positive, powerful, experience as they raised their awareness and helped join in the fight to find a cure for cancer. Many of these folks came to join the following year as a team participant, team captain, committee volunteer or committee chairperson.

The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Founded in 1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 regional Divisions and local offices in 3,400 communities, involving millions of volunteers across the United States. For more information, call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.

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May 14, 2012

Fondue For A Cure! – Proceeds of Wine Sales to go to Hoboken Relay for Life at The Melting Pot

Fondue For A Cure! – Courtesy of the Melting Pot in Hoboken

The Melting Pot of Hoboken and the Relay For Life of Hoboken are joining forces for the months of April and May to raise money to find a cure for cancer! Relay for Life of Hoboken, has partnered with Hoboken businesses in the past but this contribution from the Melting Pot of Hoboken for this length of time is so generous.

For the entire two month span, $2 of every “Big Night Out” Meal and $5 of each bottle of Concannon Pinot Noir sold will be donated to Relay!

Also, the Melting Pot will be placing a donation line at the bottom of each check for you to donate to the Relay For Life of Hoboken!  Any donation, no matter how big or small, will be greatly appreciated.

The Relay For Life of Hoboken will be taking place at Pier A Park on Saturday, May 19th from 11am to 11pm.  This is the event’s 10thyear in Hoboken and they are working hard on their goal of $200,000 for the year and $1 million raised in Hoboken over the past 10 years!

The Melting Pot’s address 100 Sinatra Drive, , located just across the street from Pier A, will be open all day on May 19th as well. All information regarding our Relay for Life of Hobokencan be found at www.relayforlife.org/hobokennj

 

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May 2, 2012

Adam Poch Helps Raise Funds for Relay for Life at Ben and Jerry’s Hoboken Last Night

Adam Poch - Relay for Life Ben and Jerry's Hoboken

Adam Poch , Hoboken resident and reality TV star of Big Brother’s 13th Season was out helping raise funds at Ben and Jerry’s in Hoboken for  Relay for Life last night. Relay For Life raises money to help fight cancer and they have their big event coming up. Adam participates in helping out as cancer has affected his family and this is not the first time TheBoken.com has seen him donate his time for charity. A good number of volunteers showed up as well Adam not one to be shy asked them to contribute as well. Keep up the good work Adam and all the other volunteers. Hoboken appreciates your efforts.

To get your Adam Poch fix on, you can visit him every Wednesday at Willie McBride’s for their Trivia Night that he hosts.

Ben and Jerry's Hoboken

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April 24, 2012

Ben & Jerry’s Benefit Night – Relay for Life May 1st 5-9pm

On Wednesday, May 1st, Ben & Jerry’s will be hosting a Benefit Night from 5-9pm where 20% of the proceeds go to Relay For Life! The scoopers for the night will be Relay for Life participants. If you purchase our Relay Rally Mashup (which is Blueberry Graham Vanilla Greek Yogurt, Berry Berry Extraordinary Sorbet, Sprinkles and Oreos – delicious, they  promise!), an additional $1 will be donated to Relay For Life!

Ben and Jerry’s in Hoboken is located at 405 Washington Street, Hoboken NJ.

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January 10, 2012

Hoboken Relay for Life Kickoff Party At Willie McBride’s January 26 at 7pm

It’s that time of year again when Hoboken Relay for Life kicks off their fundraising season! This year’s annual kick off party is at Willie McBride’s, located at 616 Grand St, at 7pm. They will be introducing the event to the community, discussing what they do and why, how to get involved, and how to create teams to participate in the final event in May. Their theme this year is birthdays, as this year marks the 10th birthday of the first relay event, which has grown to be one of the largest fundraisers globally. They look forward to working with the community again this year.

Hoboken Relay For Life Kick Off Event 2012

Relay for Life LogoWHAT: Hoboken Relay for Life Kickoff Party

WHEN: Thursday, January 26th at 7pm

WHERE: Willie McBrides at 616 Grand Street, Hoboken NJ

WHY: To learn more about starting a team, honoring cancer survivors, and remembering those we have lost.

Join us at Willie McBrides for appetizers, desserts, and drink specials while you learn about how you can be a part of the nationwide movement for a world with less cancer and more birthdays!

Relay for Life is a fun-filled event designed to bring together those who have been touched by cancer in our community. At the Hoboken Relay, which takes place on Pier A in May, the group create awareness and raise money through donations to aid the American Cancer Society in its mission to find a cure, assist those who have been touched by cancer, and empower individuals to fight back. Teams camp out and enjoy entertainment, food, fun, and camaraderie. The event is also open to the public who want to enjoy the entertainment and support the teams.

For more information on Relay for Life or to get involved, please visit their website: www.relayforlife.org/hobokennj

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