Inspirational Stories

The inspirational stories that drive the work of Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation give a face and passion to the challenge of defeating malignant disease in children.  Do you have a story to share? Please contact our office.

 

SWEATING FOR A CURE WITH TEAM ABIGAIL

Categories: Power of One
Sweating for a Cure
If you don’t believe that one person can make a difference…think again! Take it from the members of Team Abigail who joined forces to help raise over $6,000 for pediatric cancer research. How did they do it? By Sweating for a Cure! In July of 2014, seven year old Abigail Caplan-Jones was diagnosed with metastatic Ewings Undifferentiated …

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Marisas Memory Rockland Race Fuels Cancer Research

Categories: Cancer Warriors, Inspirational Stories, Power of One, Researchers

The Marisa Fund Article as it appeared in the lohud.com | The Journal News, Part of USA Today Nancy Haggerty , nhaggerty@lohud.com Published 6:02 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago They would run together and read together. Fantasy stories were her favorites. When she got older, Marisa Goldwasser told her dad, …

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SANTA PAULA POLICE DEPARTMENT GOES GOLD

Categories: Inspirational Stories
Sometimes fighting childhood cancer takes an army. The Santa Paula Police Department joined FORCES by going gold this month to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research. The Police Department from Santa Paula, California went Gold this September. The department wore patches embroidered with gold ribbons to show their support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The idea came from Sergeant Scott Varner and was enthusiastically …

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CHANGE FOR HOPE – KIDS HELPING KIDS

Categories: Power of One
Change for Hope Poster art
The Power of One Never underestimate the power of what you, one person, can do – especially when it comes to fighting pediatric cancer! At PCRF, we believe one person can truly make a big difference. No matter your age or the means you take to support PCRF, you are empowering hope. Every dollar and penny counts …

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