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33. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Sponsorship Q&A

12/8/2017
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For our last 2017 episode, we did another Fundraising Q&A, and this week's question comes from Alex Kaiser, who asked for some tips on sponsorship! Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE, leave a rating, and binge listen over winter break! Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:36:44


32. Being Fit for Purpose with Julie Brickner

12/5/2017
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Julie Brickner, who is the Managing Director of Relay For Life Constituent Engagement, joined us to talk about the changes that were recently made and why they were important to supporting the mission of ACS. Thanks for listening! You can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:28:24


31. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Motivating $0 Participants to do More

12/1/2017
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Melissa and Will attempt to answer the age-old question, "How do I encourage my $0 participants to raise more and become more engaged?" Special thanks to Lillie Black for the question. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! You can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:34:20


30. ACS CAN vs. Big Tobacco with Cathy Callaway

11/28/2017
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The Director of State and Local Campaigns for ACS CAN, Cathy Callaway, chatted with us about their recent big win against big tobacco. Check out the ads here: https://www.acscan.org/what-we-do/big-tobacco-lawsuit Thanks for listening! You can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:29:04


29. Will and Melissa's Relay For Life Families

11/24/2017
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Happy Black Friday! We brought on some members of our Relay Families to talk with them about what the Relay Family means to them and how it's influenced them. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! You can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com. Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:52:29


28. The Relay For Life Family with Pat and Mark Flynn

11/20/2017
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Pat Flynn joins the podcast (again!) with her son Mark to talk about what "The Relay Family" means to her. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! You can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com! Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis

Duration: 00:40:53


27. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: General Fundraising Ideas and Tips with Karen Woldahl

11/17/2017
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Karen Woldahl is a top performer for Relay For Life, and she took some time to talk to us about all of the unique and lucrative fundraisers she and her team put on each year. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! You can always contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com. Intro/ending song "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:24:37


26. The Importance of Caregivers with Jason Masony

11/14/2017
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Jason Masony is a Voice of Hope and a Caregiver with a very powerful story. We spoke to him about the importance of caregivers and how we can improve our celebration of them through Relay. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! You can always contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:33:19


25. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Rai$e Your Way with Joe Prosperi

11/10/2017
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Joe Prosperi, Director of Digital Strategy for ACS, is back on the pod to talk about Rai$e Your Way, a new online fundraising tool for ACS. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! As always, you can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:31:50


24. Lung Cancer Awareness and GASO with Jazib Gohar

11/7/2017
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Jazib Gohar, the mission integration chair for campus Relay, chatted with us about ideas for lung cancer awareness and GASO. https://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco/benefits-of-quitting-smoking-over-time.html Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:31:10


23. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Letter Writing with Eva Rodriguez and Linda Landis

11/3/2017
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Eva Rodriguez joined the podcast again, and we welcomed Linda Landis on for her first time. Both volunteers had a lot of great tips about how to fundraise with letter writing! **We sincerely apologize for the poor audio quality in this episode. Skype was not working very well, and there are several parts that are difficult to hear. Thanks for dealing with that Thanks for listening! Don't forget to leave a rating or comment and SUBSCRIBE!

Duration: 00:35:12


22. A Volunteer Run, Staff Supported American Cancer Society with Jolene Wegsteen

10/31/2017
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Jolene Wegsteen, the West region volunteer lead, joined us to talk about what it means when we say that ACS is volunteer owned, volunteer run, and staff supported. Thanks for listening! Leave us a rating on iTunes, and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE! You can contact us at RelayPodcast@gmail.com Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:31:50


21. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Holiday Fundraisers

10/27/2017
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We chatted about ideas for different holiday fundraisers, and hopefully we inspired you to start planning early and to try something new! Let us know what holiday fundraiser you're trying! Shoot us an email at RelayPodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening! Intro/Ending Song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:21:53


20. The Flipped Volunteer Leadership Model with Steve Bell

10/24/2017
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We had a fun conversation with Steve Bell, who is the Volunteer Support Lead for the National Relay Leadership Team, about the new Volunteer Leadership Model. He talked about how it was created, why it's structured the way it is, and what he's looking forward to. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to subscribe and leave a rating! Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:24:16


19. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Confidence in Fundraising

10/20/2017
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Melissa and Will talk about why you should be confident in your fundraising for ACS, the transition from the $10-$15 participation fee, and how to revamp your fundraising ask to make it more effective. Thanks for listening! Don't forget SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating/review. Puppy pictures can be emailed to relaypodcast@gmail.com. Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:29:34


18. National Cancer Information Center with Elena Gritsenko

10/16/2017
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Melissa and Will had the opportunity to speak with Elena Gritsenko, who is a Cancer Information Specialist from the National Cancer Information Center. She talked about what she does on regular basis and about all of the resources that are available when someone dials 1-800-227-2345. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! You can contact us at relaypodcast@gmail.com Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:33:14


17. Voices of Hope with Ashley McAuley

10/10/2017
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Ashley McAuley, Chair of Heroes and Voices of Hope for the American Cancer Society, spoke with us about her background and exactly what she does as a Voice of Hope. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! Email your Relay stories to RelayPodcast@gmail.com. Intro/ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:32:22


16. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Relay For Life 5K's with Karen Seal and Sarah Elsbernd

10/6/2017
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5K's have been successful fundraisers for many Relay events across the country. So, to help you create one of your own, we talked to Karen Seal and Sarah Elsbernd. Karen was a volunteer on a workgroup that put together a guidebook for Relay 5K's and Sarah has put her own twist on a 5K for her Relay the past few years. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a review! Send us your Relay stories at relaypodcast@gmail.com Intro/Ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon...

Duration: 00:35:44


15. Reach to Recovery with Anne Abate

10/3/2017
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We're joined by Reach to Recovery volunteer Anne Abate, who talked with us about one of the lesser known ACS patient programs! Thanks for listening! Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE and leave a rating! Email us your Relay stories at relaypodcast@gmail.com Intro/Ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:35:59


14. FUNDRAISING FRIDAY: Fall Fundraising Challenge!

9/29/2017
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Melissa and Will toss some ideas around about how to fundraising for the upcoming challenge. To see the t-shirt design and more info, click HERE (use web browser). Send us puppies to relaypodcast@gmail.com! Oh, and your Relay stories. Thanks for listening! Don't forget to subscribe and leave a rating! Intro/Ending song: "Relay For Life" by Jon Christopher Davis.

Duration: 00:31:28

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