Stories tagged with: Fools on the Roof

April 8, 2016 - 2:42pm
15 weeks 6 days ago

 Friday the American Cancer Society celebrated it's 15th annual "Fools on the Roof" fundraiser.

Relay For Life Community Manager Jonathan Schuler said fools on the roof is jail and bail concept. Participates are placed on the roof and can't come down until they meet their pledge goal. Participates made calls, sent out text messages, and took to social media to hit their goal.

"The goal of having fools on the roof is to raise money for the American Cancer...

April 1, 2015 - 10:56am
1 year 17 weeks ago

Being on top of a roof in thirty degree temperatures might seem foolish. 

But those on top of American Pride Wednesday morning were there for a good cause. These "fools" were raising money for the Relay for Life Campaign through the "Fools on a Roof" fundraiser. 

Each person was placed on the roof by the Zanesville Fire Department, and they were stuck there until they reached their monetary goal. 

Brooke Carpenter spent the morning raising...

April 4, 2014 - 6:04pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

Due to rainy weather the annual Fools on the Roof Fundraiser took place at ground level on Friday.

Efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society were not dampened. Participants called all of their friends, family and business partners to reach their fundraising goals.

" We are doing really well so far today," said Income Development Specialist at the American Cancer Society, Jonathan Schuler. We had seven people from Walgreens in here who collectively raised $3...

May 3, 2013 - 5:34pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Local community members were stranded on top of a roof Friday morning.

The Fools on the Roof event is part of the American Cancer Society's fundraising efforts.Community members were put on top of American Pride Power Equipment Building and were not allowed to come down until they raised enough money for cancer. The volunteers would make calls to family, friends and businesses until they reached their quota. Once they did the Zanesville Fire Department rescued them. One fool said he's...

April 1, 2011 - 12:10pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

Some local residents felt a little foolish sitting on top of the roof of the Genesis Healthplex Friday morning, especially with the chilly air.

18 community members spent time on the structure for this year's Fools on the Roof Fundraiser. In it's 10th year the event has brought in $150,000 for the American Cancer Society with the money going towards research.

"We've made advancements in cancer treatment because of research and we can continue to improve upon our patient care...

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