Nearly $14K raised by groups, churches for Relay for Life

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When the effects of the Coronavirus became evident, the 2020 campaign year of Relay for Life had just begun.  

This meant no money-making campaigns, events, or meetings.  

However, “Cancer never sleeps.” Plans for volunteer contributions became important.  Approximately $14,000 was sent to the American Cancer Society from Kemper County churches, teams, individuals, and memorials.  

The groups who raised over $1000 were DeKalb Baptist Church, Weems, New Hope Methodist, Big Oak Methodist, and Blackwater Baptist Church.  

Five donations of over $1000 each were also presented from Mississippi Power, Atmos Energy, Mississippi Care Center,and Janelle and James Key, Jr.  We appreciate these wonderful contributors and look forward to 2021 being a successful and happy year.


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