October 25, 2016
BENEFITING: enCourage Kids Foundation
ORGANIZER: enCourage Kids Foundation
EVENT DATE: Nov 06, 2016
On Sunday, November 6, I will be extremely honored to run the NYC Marathon in support of enCourage Kids. I'm grateful to be able to give back to an organization that brought support and cheer to my daughter Maggie, while she was under treatment at CHOP for Eosiniphilic Esophagitis at the age of four. She had a fantastic day at Six Flags, and got to meet other strong and fearless kids with chronic conditions. Please help me meet my fundraising goal of $3000 for this wonderful organization and all the children they help.
About enCourage Kids Foundation:
enCourage Kids Foundation encourages all kids facing health challenges to be carefree kids by creating environments and experiences that help them through each step of their medical journey.
Our programs reach kids facing a variety of health issues – from those receiving chemo treatments in a clinic to those who live with a chronic illness that may not be visible. What they all have in common is that they deserve the same opportunities to laugh, to play, and to have fun – whether they are being treated in the hospital or living with their struggles at home.
The programs that have made us so successful over the past 30 years are the ones that were developed – and grown – locally in the tri-state area, including Escapes, Hospital Happenings, Tablets, and perhaps the most impactful – our Pediatric Hospital Support Program.