PEDIATRIC CANCER FOUNDATION SPONSORS INAUGURAL PCF WALKS!
Greenwich, CT-- Pediatric Cancer Foundation is hosting their biggest fundraising event of the year, PCF Walks!, on April 24th, 10am at Brunswick School in Greenwich, Connecticut. They are expecting 1,000 walkers with the goal of raising $500,000 in the fight against children’s cancer.
Sponsorship opportunities: bit.ly/pcfwalkssponsor
Pamela Strauss Peligri, President of Pediatric Cancer Foundation remarks, “Pediatric Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce PCF Walks!, a fun-filled event featuring food trucks, a DJ, live music, refreshments, and children’s activities. This year, we are honoring Greenwich Academy’s Katie Kennedy, a 2nd grader who kicked cancer to the curb in 2020. I am so proud to be part of the spirit, commitment, and energy surrounding our first PCF Walks! fundraiser. We invite everyone to participate by donating, registering as an individual walker, or joining a team to help raise money and awareness for childhood cancer.”
In the past 51 years, Pediatric Cancer Foundation has distributed close to $20 million dollars to doctors and researchers who have been instrumental in increasing the cure rate for pediatric cancer from 58% to over 80% today.
Pediatric Cancer Foundation currently supports 11 promising projects at 9 leading research hospitals: New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at NYU Langone Medical Center; Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York; Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center; Mount Sinai Health System; The University of Chicago Medicine, Comer Children’s Hospital; The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Children’s National Hospital, Washington DC (visit: www.pcfcares.org to learn more about the projects we fund).
Contact: Nancy Joselson, Director, Pediatric Cancer Foundation, 914.777.3127