September is nationally recognized as Pediatric Cancer Month. The month highlights the needs for increased funding for research and patient care programs childhood cancer patients. With only 4% of the national cancer research budget allocated to pediatric cancers, it is imperative that philanthropy dollars be allocated to help find a cure.
As Tackle Kids Cancer is entering its fourth year, we are proud of raising over $7 million to date to support the research and patient care initiatives at the Hackensack Meridian Health’s Children’s Cancer Institute, the largest and most comprehensive pediatric cancer program in the state of New Jersey.
There are many ways to get involved with Tackle Kids Cancer this September!
Eli Manning has again challenged the community to raise funds for Tackle Kids Cancer! Eli raised his match to $250,000 this year –encouraging everyone to find create a team and donate to Eli’s Challenge.
With back to school in session, Modell’s has made getting your sports gear an easy way to support Tackle Kids Cancer. With their annual Give $5 Get $5 Campaign, customers can donate $5 and receive a $5 coupon for Modell’s. 100% of the donation goes to Tackle Kids Cancer!
Video game enthusiasts – watch for the CLG Speed Run Challenge in support of Tackle Kids Cancer on September 15.
Want to make a difference right now? Donate today! All gifts make a difference and help us get closer to finding a cure.