Active, Fun, Dreamy… Cancer isn’t Canceled!

Just 13 days to go until the Grand Finale… here’s how you can get involved and have some fun!

We are in the home stretch of this campaign. Every dollar counts and we are really counting on all of our supporters to get as close to our goal as we can. Cancer doesn’t pause for a pandemic, so neither do we! Here are the fun things you can do to support and engage over the next week:

>>Barre3 live-stream class with giveaways! | Saturday June 6 at 9am | Pre-registration required by Friday June 5. Details below!
>>Silent Auction on Facebook | Saturday June 6 ends at 5pm | Bidding active | Details below!
>>Impossibly Strong Virtual Race! | Saturday June 6 deadline 10pm for drawing eligibility | Details below!
>>Tropical Resort Giveaways | Pick Your Box and Lucky Numbers | Antigua Grenadines Panama Antigua | Ends June 13 or when chances run out! | Details below.
>>Grand Finale Virtual Gala | Saturday June 13 6pm | Pre-Register TODAY! | Details below!

Barre3 Live-stream Class

barre3 is a full-body balanced workout combining strength conditioning, cardio, and mindfulness. All you will need are some handheld weights between 1-8 lbs (or weight-like objects such as cans of food or filled water bottles), water to drink, and some space to take up. We’ll guide you through the rest!

Live-stream class is instructed by the Iowa City studio owner, Maureen Beran! She is generously donating her time AND a gift certificate for a 2-week Live-stream unlimited pass (giveaway!)!

Your registration includes a ticket for the drawing in 3 prize choices. Additional tickets are just $5!
•Barre 3 Live-stream 2-week pass (Value $45)
•Fleet Feet Des Moines 5k Training Program scholarship (begins August; value $75)
•Total Rejuvenation Cedar Rapids Floatation Therapy (90-min; value $69)

To register:
•Donate $20+extra raffles via Venmo @EmilyWOY2020 or on the LLS website here.
•Email with name and preferred email for attendee; include the count for any added giveaway tickets, and which items entered for in your email.

**Registration will close and donations will be verified by noon Friday June 5; Maureen will then send the link for the Live-stream class after attendees are confirmed.**

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Impossibly Strong Silent Auction

Team Impossibly Strong is hosting a silent auction on Facebook. We are offering a variety of fun arts and leisure packages all open for bidding now! 100% of the funds raised by each item will be donations directly to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You can view and bid on all the items on Facebook here! Note: additional items may continue to be added; shipping for anything beyond gift cards/certificates will be at the winner’s expense.
Bidding ends Saturday June 6 at 5pm!

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Impossibly Strong Virtual Race – Ends Soon!

Our team is incredibly grateful to the many people who have taken on this challenge to get active for a cure! We are well over half way to our goal of 250 participants. Our goal is to get to 250 participants so that we are able to give away TWO tropical resort certificates! We will be drawing (Facebook live) on Sunday June 7 at noon – one certificate on St. Lucia will be given away… if we hit 250 participants, we will also give away a certificate for Barbados! Check out the images for resort details.

Join us! You can still Register HERE and take your chosen active challenge by 10pm Saturday June 6 to be eligible for the giveaways. Participants each earn a custom medal – for self or gift it to a cancer patient! You can add an extra if you’d like both. We still have some swag bags up for grabs as well, thank you to the many who elected to donate and gift their medal only. Check out further event details here.

Join the fun – Get Active For a Cure!

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Tropical Resort Giveaways

Our team is excited to give away FOUR additional tropical resort certificates! We are limited the number of chances per trip to only 50 as well, so you know your odds AND get to pick your lucky numbers (don’t delay!). Chances are $20/1 or $100/6 – 100% of the funds are donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Updates on the boards reflecting number availability are shared on the Facebook event here.

Each certificate is good for 2-3 rooms/suites/villas at these 4- and 5-star resorts. The winner is responsible for airfare and a daily per diem per traveler, which covers the food, drink, tips, etc. Details for each resort are in the photos below. Note: Panama package includes excursions of your choice too!

To enter, donate via Venmo @Emilywoy2020 or teammate Maria Gaffney’s page here! Email our team at EmilyWOY2020 at – we will forward your requested box/number squares to Maria to confirm. To reach her directly, check out the event details on Facebook here.

Box 1 The Grenadines & Antigua – 100 Chances sold – TWO packages given away!

Box 2 Panama – 50 Chances sold – one package given away!

Box 3 Antigua – 50 Chances sold – one package given away!

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Grand Finale Virtual Gala

Join us Saturday June 13 at 6pm to celebrate the impact made possible by each of you and your support! To join us, you MUST pre-register. LLS is working hard to staff the virtual event for a seamless, enjoyable happy hour, including management of party crashers. Knowing the volume of attendees will help. In addition, your registration allows LLS to provide the zoom link directly to you. You’ll also be kept in the loop when the Silent Auction opens on Wednesday June 10. Our team has prepared 12 exciting packages, and there will be others as well. Check out the teasers pictured, or visit my prior post for further details.

I hope you’ll join me Saturday June 13. Text LLSiowa2020 to 76278 and it will walk you through a few quick prompts. Or, register online HERE!

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