American Cancer Society Raise Over $100K through Spartan Race and GoFundraise Partnership
June 10, 2023
[Saturday 10th June 2023] /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – American Cancer Society (ACS), a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to ending cancer as we know it, is thrilled to announce the huge success of a recent fundraising campaign in partnership with Spartan Race and GoFundraise. Through GoFundraise, an online fundraising platform, ACS have raised over $100,000 to support its vital mission to improve the lives of people with cancer and their families. ACS strives to do this through advocacy, research, patient support and to ensure everyone has an opportunity to prevent, detect, treat, and survive cancer.
The partnership between American Cancer Society, Spartan Race and GoFundraise brought three organizations committed to making a difference and driving positive change together. As participants tackled the gruelling obstacles and pushed their physical limits in Spartan Race events across the country, they simultaneously raised funds to support the fight against cancer. With the help of GoFundraise’s innovative platform, participants were able to reach a wide audience and surpass their fundraising goals.
“We are immensely grateful for the overwhelming response and generosity from our participants and supporters,” said Paul Purdy, Strategic Director, Endurance Events and Network Fundraising for the American Cancer Society. “The funds raised through this partnership will have a profound impact on our efforts to prevent, treat, and cure cancer. Together with Spartan Race and GoFundraise, we are making a tangible difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families.”
“Spartan Race is proud to stand alongside American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer,” said Joe DeSena CEO and Founder of Spartan Race. “Our partnership with ACS has not only raised vital funds but has brought together a community of individuals who share the common goal of making a difference. We are inspired by their commitment and determination.”
The success of this partnership showcases the incredible impact that can be achieved when organizations unite for a common cause. Together, ACS, Spartan Race, and GoFundraise are raising funds and raising awareness for the importance of cancer research, support services, and prevention initiatives.
The American Cancer Society would like to extend its heartfelt appreciation to all participants, donors, sponsors, and volunteers who contributed to the success of this fundraising campaign. With their support, the ACS is one step closer winning the fight against cancer
About the American Cancer Society: The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to ending cancer as we know it, for everyone Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS conducts ground-breaking research, provides vital patient support services, educates the public about cancer prevention, and advocates for policies that promote cancer prevention and access to quality care.
About Spartan Race: Spartan Race is the world’s leading obstacle course race and endurance brand, offering challenging events designed to push participants beyond their limits. With events held across the United States and around the globe, Spartan Race aims to inspire individuals to embrace their inner strength and overcome obstacles both on and off the course.
About GoFundraise: GoFundraise is a cutting-edge online fundraising platform that empowers individuals, nonprofits, and corporations to raise funds for charitable causes. With a user-friendly interface and innovative features, GoFundraise creates seamless and effective fundraising campaigns that connect supporters with the causes they care about most.
Charities interested in getting involved or would like to know more about GoFundraise can book consultation here.