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2014-04-16 08:21:43

Ashley Burnette and Kenny Thomas Join Hyundai Hope On Wheels in its 16th Year to Help Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids fight cancer, today announced that Ashley Burnette and Kenny Thomas are named the 2014-2015 National Youth Ambassadors for the organization. Ashley and Kenny will join Hope On Wheels in its 16(th) year of fighting childhood cancer. More details...

2014-04-10 08:30:44

SuperSibs! becomes part of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, program continues providing comfort and care services to siblings of children with cancer PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer is honored to announce the acquisition of SuperSibs!, an organization that has worked to ensure support for siblings of children with cancer. With a keen understanding of the...

2014-03-31 23:37:50

Students shave their heads to raise over $100,000 to benefit St. Baldrick's Foundation. University School is one of Cleveland's top teams to generate funds for childhood cancer research. Shaker Heights, Ohio (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Some 118 students, six teachers and one parent at University School's Shaker Heights Campus recently shaved their heads to raise an unprecedented $100,000 for childhood cancer research. Headmaster Steve Murray parted with his beloved mustache, which...

2014-03-19 16:20:12

Hyundai Hope On Wheels will announce its 2014 Grants Program FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leading contributor to pediatric cancer research nationwide, announced today it will sponsor the Pediatric Cancer Town Hall Meeting at the 105(th) Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research to be held April 5-9, 2014 in San Diego, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131002/LA90771LOGO-b The Pediatric Cancer...

2014-03-17 16:26:52

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: Long-term follow-up of adult survivors of childhood cancer reinforces need for lifelong health surveillance for childhood cancer survivors MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adult survivors of childhood cancer face significant health problems as they age and are five times more likely than their siblings to develop new cancers, heart and other serious health conditions beyond the...

2014-03-07 12:24:56

Ambassadors Kevin Love, Pau Gasol, David Lee and other NBA stars lead Hoops for St. JudeTM Week, March 7-13 MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Regardless the final scores of all NBA games played during Hoops for St. Jude Week(TM) March 7-13, the winners will be the kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(®). Every matchup will help the hospital raise awareness and increase support to fight childhood cancer and other deadly diseases....

2014-03-04 23:01:32

PS I Adore You offers deals for fresh and fun products while aiming a spotlight on families fighting childhood cancer. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 A daily deal site is making a difference in the lives of families battling childhood cancer through their humanitarian marketplace known as PS I Adore You. PS I Adore You offers a variety of fantastic deals to shoppers daily while simultaneously building awareness and raising funds for childhood cancer. Each month, a new family...

2014-03-03 08:22:07

Partners with the St. Baldrick's Foundation for Lexus Bold IS Contest TORRANCE, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How bold will you go for a good cause? To celebrate St. Patrick's Day and the all-new Lexus IS, a performance sedan with an adventurous personality, Lexus is partnering with the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, to create the Lexus Bold IS contest. This unique social media-driven challenge...

2014-02-06 16:28:13

Kmart Customers, Shop Your Way® Members Donated Like Never Before HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart announced its Shop Your Way? members and customers donated a record $21.9 million to the 10(th) annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(® )Thanks and Giving(®) fundraising campaign during the 2013 holiday season - the single largest corporate partner donation ever to the St. Jude campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/DE60857 )...

2014-02-04 23:31:51

Volunteers from MiniCo and Other Local Businesses Shave Their Heads to Support Childhood Cancer Research Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Tim Finnegan’s Restaurant & Pub in Phoenix, Arizona, on Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., where volunteers from MiniCo and other local businesses including...