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Relay For Life campus top performers raise over $3 million

Although the school year for most students was impacted by COVID-19, high school and college Relay For Life events throughout the nation did not stop raising critical funds for our mission. Our campus top performers have collectively raised $3,068,175! 

In this video, our CEO Gary Reedy,shares his appreciation to our top performing events especially during this difficult year. 

The top performing events (listed below) have a lot to be proud of including: 

  • College events: Raised $1,953,192. 
  • High school events: Raised $854,992. 
  • Growth events: Raised $137,431, growing $68,053 year over year (49.5% growth). 
  • Facebook Fundraising: Events with a high utilization of Facebook Fundraisers raised $122,560, with $57,934 of those dollars from Facebook Fundraising (47.3%). 
  • ACS Fundraising App: A high school event in Kansas had 569 registered participants, with 204 using the fundraising app (35.9%). This is high utilization of the app. 

Below are the top performing college and high school events – in no particular order – for the 2020 Relay For Life season. The full list of campus top performers can be found here.

Top 15 Revenue Grossing College Relays

  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • Northeastern University (MA)
  • Saint Anselm College (NH)
  • SUNY Geneseo (NY)
  • Saint Louis University (MO)
  • Washington University in Saint Louis (MO) 
  • Florida International University (FL)
  • Florida State University (FL)
  • University of Georgia (GA)
  • Elon University (NC)
  • San Juan Estudiantil (PR)
  • University of South Carolina (SC) 
  • James Madison University (VA)
  • Virginia Tech (VA)
  • University of Oklahoma (OK) 

Top 6 Revenue Grossing High School Relays

  • Father Ryan (TN)
  • District 88 Youth (IL)
  • Elizabeth (NJ)
  • Union County Vocational Tech Schools (NJ)
  • Blue Valley Youth (KS)
  • Mission San Jose High School (CA)

Top 3 Year-Over-Year Growth

  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • Boise State (ID)
  • University of Iowa (IA)

Facebook Fundraising 

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)
  • Longwood University (VA)

ACS Fundraising App Adoption

  • Jaguar Nation (KS)


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