Coaches vs. Cancer family and friends are excited to rally around a $150,000 challenge to raise critical funds for the American Cancer Society and St. Baldrick’s Foundation partnership to conquer kids’ cancers.
Did you know:
o Every 2 minutes a child or adolescent is diagnosed with cancer worldwide.
o ACS and St. Baldrick’s have identified a bold opportunity that will accelerate progress in the fight against childhood cancers.
o The initiative will fund innovative projects that have the greatest potential to bring novel advances to childhood cancer patients.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the American Cancer Society are working together to accelerate childhood cancer research to get treatment to kids’ faster. This initiative represents a new day in the fight against childhood cancers, with a goal of funding innovative biological and clinical studies that show the greatest potential for specifically fighting kids' cancers.
Here's how you can support the challenge:
Set up your own fundraiser:
If you want to host your own online fundraiser and share it with your network of family and friends you can create and customize your own unique website and help support the challenge by clicking "set up your fundraiser" and following the step by step instructions. Once your page is set up, begin sharing the URL to your page, along with a personal message to your family and friends. Don’t forget to share the link on your social media channels!
*If you would prefer to host an offline, in person fundraiser to collect cash and check donations, you can still set up an online team page and put in any money you collect in-hand as offline donations on your page. (Please contact Anne.Gmerek@cancer.org so we can connect you with a local staff partner to assist you with offline funds raised)
Make a donation to an existing fundraiser:
If you don’t want to set up your own fundraiser you can make a donation to an existing fundraiser, including our general Challenge if you are not affiliated with a specific fundraiser. To see a list of all existing fundraisers, click on “Team Leaderboard” to read about and select the team you would like to donate to.
Hyperlink for more info https://www.cancer.org/content/cancer/en/our-partners/non-profit-partners/stbaldricks.html
Your tax-deductible donation will support and expedite funding for innovative new studies in childhood cancer research. Please donate today!