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Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation

Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation

 

Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation founded National Tackle Kids Cancer Day to raise awareness about pediatric cancer. More research and fundraising supports finding a cure for this horrific disease. Tackle Kids Cancer formed in September of 2015, and since its inception, it has raised $4.5 million from nearly 7,000 supporters. The funds go toward pediatric cancer research occurring at the Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center. As one of the fastest-growing philanthropies in the country, Tackle Kids Cancer has supporters from all 50 states and over a dozen countries.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed the day to be annually observed starting in 2017.

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