The American Cancer Society launches Daffodil Days


The American Cancer Society is ready to say goodbye to winter with the return of the annual Daffodil Days campaign.

The First Colorful Flower of Spring represents a campaign that brings hope to cancer patients, their caregivers and their families, while providing much-needed funding to support the American’s groundbreaking research, programs and services. Cancer Society, the agency said in a statement.

“By supporting the American Cancer Society through Daffodil Days, you are not only warming the hearts of others with these beautiful first spring flowers, but you are also helping to advance the American Cancer Society’s mission to create a world without cancer through the critical areas of discovery, advocacy and patient support,” said Robert Elinskas, senior director of community development for the American Cancer Society.

Daffodils can be ordered by donating $10 for a regular bouquet or $15 for mini potted daffodils.

Tulips can be ordered by bouquet for a $15 donation.

For a $25 donation, donors can order a Gift of Hope — bouquets of daffodils that the American Cancer Society delivers to patients at hospitals, treatment centers and other local facilities, the announcement.

Orders are taken until February 22. Flowers arrive the week of March 21.

For more information on ordering flowers at your workplace, call Elinskas at 315-741-5409 or email:


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