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2013 Relay at $96,902 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, August 07, 2013 12:00 AM

BY NANCY SPENCER

Herald Editor

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DELPHOS — The 2013 Relay for Life exceeded expectations with a preliminary total $96,902 raised. The goal was $88,000. Expenses are at approximately $3,500.

The effort was made by 250 participants with 24 teams represented in June at the Community Track.

 

The Kruisin’ for Miracle Team was the top fundraiser with a total of $20,137. The team is assisted by a company match.

 

The top fundraising team member was Paul Richardson of Team SiF with $10,425. He solicited donations from across the globe.

The freshman “Bark for Life” raised $7,352, the second largest raised by the canine event in Ohio.

This year’s Relay also surpassed the $1 million mark in total funds raised throughout 11 years by the Delphos event.

Other top teams included: Team SiF, $12,204; Hope Floats, $10,000; Union Bank, $4,896; First Federal Bank, $5,497; Franklin Elementary, $5,386; Flower Fort Fighters, $3,978; Fischin’ for a Cure, $3,500; St. Rita’s DACC, $3,103; Relay with the Blue Jays, $2,929; VFW, $2.788; Riki & Red’s Rowdies, $1,604; The Delphos Herald, $1,146; Dancer By Gina, $1,130; and Friendship For a Cure, $1,000.

The final day to submit money for the 2013 Relay is Aug. 31.

Last Updated on Wednesday, August 07, 2013 12:06 AM
 

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