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Derby Day -Virtual Soiree to benefit American Cancer Society

Raffle Tickets still available!
Credit: American Cancer Society

BUFFALO, N.Y. — This year’s Derby Dash took place Saturday, September 5th, this year's event went virtual and became more personal. During Saturday’s Derby Dash program, hosted by WGRZ’s Kate Welshofer (broadcast on YouTube and Facebook), DiLeo was joined by his wife, Rosemary who shared her story of facing acute lymphoblastic leukemia this year.

Link to Joe and Rosemary’s video on YouTube https://youtu.be/sE8_B30VGXY

The entire Derby Dash program, including the DiLeos’ story may be viewed here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6015kPq2WfE

While Derby Day celebrations are over, the DiLeos want the community to continue supporting Derby Dash by purchasing raffle tickets or making a general donation. COVID-19 has put the American Cancer Society’s mission at risk. Funds raised through Derby Dash will help the American Cancer Society transport cancer patients to and from treatment through the Society’s Road To Recovery® program.

To donate or purchase raffle tickets visit acsderbydash.org sales end September 19, 2020.

Ch. 2 is a sponsor of the Derby Dash. 

For more than 100 years, The American Cancer Society has been leading the fight to end cancer. With your support, we have helped usher in an era where more people survive cancer than ever before. By translating our research findings into action, we've seen a 20% decline in US cancer death rates since the early 1990s.

Click Here for information on our local American Cancer Society.