The American Cancer Society Relay For Life kicks off this weekend in Lisle.
The event runs from 6 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday, at , 1825 Short St., .
As of Aug. 14, a total of 56 participants were registered and $8,905 was raised.
While the main objective of Relay For Life is to raise money for cancer research and cancer patients, the event helps spread cancer awareness, celebrate the lives of survivors, remember those who lost their lives to cancer and unite a community in the fight against cancer, said American Cancer Society officials.
This community event is in its second year in Lisle.