The American Cancer Society Reaches its Fundraising Goal in Blue Earth County.
The American Cancer Society; Relay For Life and Coaches vs Cancer programs reached the 2019 Fundraising goal in Blue Earth County. The 2019 goal was $115,000 and Blue Earth County raised $123,100.
The money raised in Blue Earth County is used to help fund lifesaving cancer research here in our state. In 2019/20 they are funding 16 research grants worth over $9.9 million dollars at the Univ. of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Hormel Institute in Austin and Hennepin County Medical Center. They also provide services to local cancer patients.