Nemours is grateful to the community members who organize events to benefit the children and families we serve.
Find a community event near you.
Dragon Run for Courage 5K Run/Walk Saturday, October 23rd
Dragon Run for Courage 5k run/walk will benefit The Conor McKenna Foundation and Jake's Dragon Foundation. Conor and Jake both fought pediatric cancer in their teenage years. Their fight and courage are the basis for their respective foundations. The funds raised will provide a scholarship in Conor's name. In Jake's memory local pediatric cancer families will be supported through gift cards as well as funding research for pediatric cancer. Jake’s Dragon Foundation provides financial support to the fund the NCCBD Genetic Counselor as well as gift cards and other needs for patients at Nemours.
Cure4Cam Turkey Trot Thursday, November 25th
Join Cure4Cam Childhood Foundation for the 20th annual Chester County Turkey Trot 5K Run and Walk, hosted by the Downingtown West Cross Country team The race is one of the largest of its kind in Chester County, historically registering about 3000 participants. Cure4Cam is a non-profit that seeks to raise community awareness about childhood cancer and supports the development of new and more humane therapies for children with cancer diagnoses and is a proud supporter of the NCCBD. Register for the race here.