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Relay for Life at UF

Our Streetlight Cancer Team participates in and fundraises for Relay for Life annually. The event takes place at the University of Florida Stephen C. O’Connell Center in the month of March. We invite our friends currently undergoing treatment for an evening of fun, food, and raising money for a cause close to our hearts.

Relay for Life Group Shot

Great Strides 5K for Cystic Fibrosis 

Our Streetlight Cystic Fibrosis Team participates in and fundraises for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great Strides 5K annually. The event includes the walk, games, raffle prizes, and great free food at Albert Ray Massey Westside Park in the month of April. The team also organizes awareness and fundraising events in the month of May for Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.

Great Strides Group Shots

Sickle Cell Awareness Month in September

Our Sickle Cell Team organizes several events in September to honor Sickle Cell Awareness Month in addition to participating in the Annual Sickle Cell Awareness 2K Walk. Painting the 34th Street Wall, Sickle Cell Benefit Concert, presenting at University of Florida’s Black Student Assembly, and Poetry Slams are examples of past events.

Sickle Cell Flyer