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NATIONAL TACKLE KIDS CANCER DAY
National Tackle Kids Cancer Day is your chance to be part of the cure for pediatric cancer research. On September 15, join other Tackle Kids Cancer supporters and volunteer to rally our community and raise needed funds for pediatric cancer research. With only 4% of federal cancer dollars designated to pediatric cancer research, National Tackle Kids Cancer Day is our opportunity to let our voices be heard and help find a cure for pediatric cancer.
National Tackle Kids Cancer Day supports the innovative research and patient care programs at the Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack University Medical Center. CCI is pioneering over a dozen clinical trials to treat aggressive types of pediatric cancer. Most notably, our extensive pediatric neuro-oncology program is leading the way to establish new protocols in treating this dire diagnosis. Additionally, Tackle Kids Cancer funds the Cure and Beyond Program – one of the handful survivorship programs for pediatric cancer survivors in the country.
On National Tackle Kids Cancer Day, let your support be heard! Gear up and help find a cure for pediatric cancer!
HOW TO OBSERVE
There are several ways to join the team. Donate! Support essential clinical care, unique support services, and groundbreaking cancer research needed to find a cure.
Get involved by organizing a fundraiser or volunteering for an event.
Use #TackleKidsCancerDay to share on social media.
Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation founded National Tackle Kids Cancer Day to raise awareness about the need for more research and fundraising to find a cure for this horrific disease. Tackle Kids Cancer was formed nearly two years ago and since its inception in September 2015, it has raised $4.5 million from nearly 7,000 supporters for 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 National Tackle Kids Cancer Day to be observed starting annually in 2017.
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