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 with details.)

St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

  • 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.

LLS Light the Night Walk

  • 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

Boo! for a Cause – Joy in the Cause Fundraiser

  • 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

Local Organizations to Support:

Joy in the Cause


Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

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