The Western New York and Finger Lakes Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's 18th annual Gelatin Splash will begin at 6 p.m. Friday in the pool and courtyard of the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott Hotel.
Admission is free for splashers and spectators. Participants may sign up to splash into 1,000 gallons of gelatin online at www.lls.org/wnygelatinsplash or by calling 834-2578.
Participants collect a minimum of $300 each to help fund blood cancer research, local patient aid, advocacy, education and community service programs. Top fundraisers will win prizes, including several vacation packages.
Each participant will splash in honor of a local cancer patient. Donations may be made at the event's Web site.