Cancer Fundraiser: We don't know which is more impressive - that a class of 10-year-olds raised $1,400 for classmate Jadyn Schill who has a brain tumor from cancer, and slated for brain surgery - or that Jadyn chose instead to donate the money to cancer research?
Breast Cancer Fundraising or Peddling Junk Food
During October, grocery stores transform themselves into pink ribbon festivals. But are all these pretty packages dressed in pink really good for you? Or are they merely packaged for profit? (Ingredients In A Jar Products)
It was David Heard's dying wish that his mother continue to help kids like him, who at a young age battle a formidable foe: cancer. David Heard died Feb. 10 last year at the age of 10 from neuroblastoma, a cancerous tumor that develops in nerve tissue. As part of her quest to honor her son's last request, Susan Heard, of Easton, had her head shaved today at the St. Baldrick's Shave for the Brave fundraiser.
The Community Board of The Cancer Support Center held their first ever best pizza contest at the New Lenox VFW Hall, with 11 participating pizza establishments competing for ‘best’ cheese, sausage, pepperoni, and specialty. The public was invited out to sample pizza and vote for their favorite.The turn-out was tremendous and the pizza delicious. The event brought in over $3800 for The Cancer Support Center.
This event is part of the Andrea Lynn Cancer Fund which was created as a fundraising organization dedicated to help easing the burdens of families that have been stricken with facing the challenges of cancer.
Chase Jones shaves the head of Tar Heel teammate Brian Moran during a Basebald fundraiser when they played baseball together at the University of North Carolina. Players shaved their heads in support of Jones, who received treatment for brain cancer.