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Cancer Research Fund

Just a few short years ago the hearing the words “you have cancer” spoken by your doctor was tantamount to hearing a death sentence. This is no longer the case with some leukemia strains, early breast cancer, and many others. Cancer research saves lives. Yet every year, promising research founders for lack of resources, mainly funding dollars. As members and friends of the Grand Chapter, together we can change this. Through the Cancer Research Fund we collect and distribute funds to charitable nonprofit organizations engaged in cancer research.

Each year the Worthy Grand Matron selects an eligible cancer research organization to receive the funds. With your donation we can make a difference!

Relay for Life

One person can make a difference. Nowhere is that more evident than at a Relay for Life event. What is Relay for Life? The American Cancer Society Relay for Life program is a 24-hour walk, run, rock-on-the-track event that raises amazing funds for cancer research. California Order of the Easter Star has supported the Relay since 2003. Cancer survivors begin every Relay with a moving memorial ceremony. Beautiful Luminaria memorializes people we have lost to cancer, honor the ones who fought cancer in the past, and support those whose fight continues. Annually, state-wide, district, and chapter teams support the Relay by keeping members on supporting the Relay. Select the Relay for Life link to join a team or donate to the cause.