St. Joseph’s/Candler Joins the Race to Fight Cancer at the Leukemia Cup Regatta
Since 1997, The Leukemia Cup Regatta, organized by the members of the Savannah Yacht Club, has raised more than $3.3 million for research and patient programs for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event is a fundraiser used to increase awareness in the community about blood-borne cancers and is the 2nd largest Leukemia Regatta in the United States.
Leukemia Cup Regatta
St. Joseph's/Candler is the title sponsor for this event, which has smaller events throughout the year. The main weekend of events held in September at the Savannah Yacht Club. At the opening ceremonies, a cancer survivor speaks on the importance of the society and how it has helped them in their journey through drug research, education and financial assistance.
The St. Joseph's/Candler Leukemia Cup Regatta is more than boats and crew racing. In Savannah, it is a community coming together to help fight leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers, through a Series of Premier Sporting Events; 5k Run/Walk, Golf, Fishing, Tennis, Sailing, Auction and more.
For ticket information, contact The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society online or at 912-352-8333.
About the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest volunteer health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. Since its inception in 1949, the society has provided more than $358 million for blood cancer research.