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2014-08-19 12:28:19

Efforts in two years support nearly 3,000 families; year three kicks off with nearly $900,000 in additional funding to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation MILWAUKEE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The urgent need to find cures for childhood cancer, the leading cause of death by disease in children under 15 years of age, is driving powerful actions across the country. In just two years, financial representatives, employees, researchers and communities have rallied strong for kids, supporting...

2014-07-28 08:29:54

Collegiate, alumnae members use passion for finding cures, saving kids to raise $30 million since 1999, commit to raise $60 million more over 10 years MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delta Delta Delta Fraternity recently was honored as Partner of the Year for its outstanding commitment to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®) - raising nearly $30 million for the hospital since 1999 and pledging to raise another $60 million in the next 10 years - to combat...

2014-07-28 00:21:20

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study finds that few adult survivors of childhood cancer follow a heart-healthy lifestyle that protects against heart disease, diabetes and other health problems MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that 73 percent of adult survivors of childhood cancer more than doubled their risk of developing metabolic syndrome and related health problems by failing to follow a...

2014-07-23 08:31:36

Northwestern Mutual offices recognized for dedication to company's signature philanthropy MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, only 3.8 percent of all cancer research funding allocated by the federal government goes to children, despite the fact that childhood cancer is the leading cause of death for kids in the U.S.[1] Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, is dedicated to helping find a cure and assisting children battling...

2014-07-21 23:02:07

Children’s Cancer Research Fund announces grant to Momcology, a nationwide resource with Minnesota roots. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Children’s Cancer Research Fund is proud to award a grant of $10,000 to Momcology, a medical and social support community for mothers and primary caregivers of children diagnosed with cancer. The funding helps Momcology enhance the online experience for their community, develop healing and restorative retreats for moms and expand education and...

2014-06-27 23:03:59

Chavez for Charity, a vendor of Whole Foods Market will host a fundraising event at four Whole Foods Market locations for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a non-profit organization focused on raising money and awareness for childhood cancer research. The event will take place on Saturday, June 28th from 10AM-2PM at the Madison, Montclair and West Orange locations and from 12:00PM-4:00PM at the Milburn/Union location. Madison, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Chavez for Charity, a vendor...

2014-06-16 23:02:03

Teams supporting Children's Cancer Research Fund have raised $1.5 million for lifesaving research and treatment. Saint Paul, Minn. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Nearly 100 teams comprised of pediatric cancer survivors, their families, competitive runners and recreational walkers will join the race against childhood cancer at Time to Fly 2014, presented by Winnesota Regional Transportation, on Saturday, June 21. These teams of runners and walkers will wear special t-shirts, buttons or signs...

2014-06-04 20:21:28

General registration for the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend now open MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In observance of National Running Day today, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases, is calling all those daring enough to run 26 miles to lace up their running shoes. It's approximately 26 weeks from the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend...

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-06-01 23:02:07

Hanlon Creative will host Alex's Lemonade Stand on June 6 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kulpsville, PA (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 In an effort to join the battle against childhood cancer, Hanlon Creative will host Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Friday, June 6 between 11am and 5pm at their headquarters in Kulpsville, PA. Hanlon Creative’s Lemonade Stand will be honoring Alexa delos Reyes. Alexa was diagnosed with brain cancer at just 14 months old. Now 9 years old, Alexa has been through it all -- 6...


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