September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Upcoming events and organizations to support
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Childhood Cancer Organization, childhood cancer is “the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 4 and 14 in the United States.”
If you want to join the fight against childhood cancer, here are some upcoming events you can participate in. (If you know of others, please email email@example.com with details.)
- When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.
Register, form a team, and invite your friends and family to join. Or, join an existing team. Then, be a fearless fundraiser for the kids of St. Jude.
- When: Friday, October 13, 5:30 p.m.
- Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. Reconciliation Way
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. And it’s all happening now. Not someday, but today. Each year friends, families and coworkers form teams to raise money in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s mission. Learn more and register at lightthenight.org.
- When: Thursday, October 26, 2-6:30 p.m.
- Where: Joy in the Cause, 5550 S. Garnett Rd.
Join Join the Cause for some treats at their 2nd annual Boo for a Cause fundraiser benefitting Joy in the Cause! Stop by anytime between 2 and 6:30 p.m. and enjoy some some lite bites, raffles, a wine pull plus a tour. Bring your friends and family and enjoy this fun filled fundraiser! RSVP by calling or texting 918-894-2269