Create for Life

Creating for a Cure

Create For Life Event
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The central community for the Create For Life event.
Create for Life (or CFL) is a project inspired by Relay For Life, an annual event held by the American Cancer Society to recognize cancer survivors, their families and loved ones, as well as remembering those who have passed on.

During the weekend of November 12 through November 14, 2010, we encourage people to write, paint, draw, or participate in any creative project in order to spread cancer awareness and raise money for the American Cancer Society, an organization that helps millions of cancer patients and their loved ones every year.

How to Participate

There are three ways to participate in Create for Life.
1. Pledging time - A participant will choose how many hours they wish to pledge working on their chosen project, ranging from 1 hour to the full wwekend.
2. Pledging a Project - A participant may choose to pledge an entire project. It can be a brand new project, or one already in progress. The participant will accomplish any amount of the project they choose. Projects do not have to be completed by the end of the event.
3. Being a Sponsor – you may choose to sponsor one, or multiple, participants, for CFL. Sponsors will provide monetary donations to the ACS to support a participant(s). An individual may also be both a sponsor and a participant with a CFL project.

Finding a Sponsor

Participants will have the option of seeking out a sponsor, or sponsoring themselves by raising donations for the ACS. Sponsors may donate any monetary amount from $5.00 on up. However participants do not need a sponsor in order to participate in CFL.

Donating to the ACS

How do I make an online donation to the ACS?

First, visit the ACS donation page and enter your information.

Currently the ACS requires a credit/debit card in order to make an online donation, as well as a minimum donation of $5.00.

Select your donation preference from the drop-down menu.

If you would like to confirm your donation with the CFL administrators, you may do so by emailing a screen capture of your donation confirmation to createforlife@gmail.com Please remember to black out any personal information you may not wish to share, such as credit card number, address, etc. This can easily be done through Microsoft Paint, or any other image editing software that comes with your computer. For step by step instructions on how to do this, go HERE. If you require any further assistance, please feel free to email the CFL admins.

Want to Know More?

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a Question? Ask Here! Click here to ask a question. You do not need an LJ account to ask a question.

Posting to the Community. Want to share your project ideas and progress? Please use the posting format here.

Create for Life Banners. We are a tiny community run by two people. We appreciate every effort to spread the word about Create for Life. Here, we have some banners to post on your journal or website to help us get the word out!