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2013-10-17 12:30:30

Oct. 26 Run to Fight Children's Cancer to support San Diego families battling the disease SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Canyon University, the Southwest's premier private Christian university, has teamed up with local nonprofit organization Max's Ring of Fire, along with The Ronan Thompson Foundation, to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer. The trio will host San Diego's inaugural Run to Fight Children's Cancer on Oct. 26 at NTC Park at Liberty Station....

2013-09-12 23:28:16

Parents do everything they can to protect their children against all of the nasty germs floating around classrooms across the country this time of year. Doctors and researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, however, are looking into how those same types of common viruses can actually help treat a child who is diagnosed with certain cancers. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Parents do everything they can to protect their children against all of the nasty germs floating...

2013-08-28 12:20:34

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Announces New Donations of $10.25 Million during September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a leader in the fight against childhood cancer and supported by Hyundai Motor America and its dealers, today announced a donation of $10.25 million to pediatric cancer research in the U.S. This latest donation is part of Hyundai Hope On Wheels' annual September program recognizing...

2013-08-22 16:24:13

Leading Pediatric Oncologists, Head of National Childhood Cancer Charity and Families affected by Childhood Cancer Available for Interviews LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As September and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month approach, the St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, has leading pediatric oncologists, researchers, philanthropy executives and survivors available to discuss current issues affecting the...

2013-08-01 08:35:39

Four scientists receive grants to investigate causes, cures MILWAUKEE, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One in 330 children will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they turn 20 years old. In order to fight this alarming statistic, Northwestern Mutual is funding childhood cancer research to find a cure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130206/CG55426LOGO) Today, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, announced four grants to support Alex's Lemonade Stand...

2013-07-09 16:22:48

Souvenir Pieces Will Support Charity, Center Court Donated to University of Louisville MILWAUKEE, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Northwestern Mutual is using the 2013 NCAA(®) Division I Men's Basketball National Championship floor to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer. The company, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, acquired the floor following the 2013 tournament and will turn it into souvenir pieces for fans of the national...

2013-06-06 08:30:56

Nonprofit offers transportation and room makeovers for children battling pediatric cancer BOCA RATON, Fla. and CHICAGO, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Incapital, a leading underwriter and distributor of fixed income and other financial products, today announced that it will sponsor a room makeover for a child battling pediatric cancer through the South Florida-based nonprofit organization, Drops of Hope. On Saturday, June 8, the organization, with the help of sponsors, will...

2013-03-28 12:20:15

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Launches its 15th Year at the New York International Auto Show with National Youth Ambassador C.J. George NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America and its dealers will announce today the launch of their 15(th) year in the fight against pediatric cancer through their nonprofit Hyundai Hope On Wheels®. The announcement is being made at the Hyundai display at the New York International Auto Show. Hyundai Hope On Wheels will donate an...

2013-03-26 20:21:06

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Honored its 15th Year Helping Kids Fight Cancer with The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell Ceremony with Hyundai CEO John Krafcik and National Youth Ambassador C.J. George NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America President and CEO John Krafcik rang The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on March 26, 2013. The event commemorated the 15(th) year in Hyundai's fight against pediatric cancer through its...

2013-02-22 12:22:55

- This Unique Collaboration is Highlighted by Support from Hoops for St. Jude Ambassadors Pau Gasol, Marc Gasol, David Lee, Kevin Love, Lionel Hollins and George Karl - NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and ESPN are teaming up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in the fight against pediatric cancer by raising awareness and funds to support lifesaving work for...