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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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U.S. NEWS RANKS BEST CHILDREN’S HOSPITALS

Categories: Researchers
US News & World Report Ranks Top Children's Hospitals
Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases their rankings for the Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation. According to U.S. News, hospitals are ranked based on “five-year survival, bone marrow transplant services and infection prevention, along with other data collected from a detailed U.S. News clinical survey of children’s hospitals.” Dana Farber Boston Children’s …

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Sandi Lesko – Giving Back

Categories: Power of One
Banner image of PCRF ambassadors who have fought malignant disease.
Meet Sandi Lesko, a successful Real Estate Agent in Monarch Beach, California.  With children of her own, it was easy for Sandi to see the value of supporting the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation.  It only takes one moment for a child to be diagnosed with cancer and that child’s family changes forever.  In that moment, the …

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Becky Runs for Gold – Utah

Categories: Researchers
Shoes were melting from the hot road
Last year, Becky Mudd advocated for pediatric cancer patients by spreading awareness and raising funds running across the state of California.  This year, she took on the great state of Utah!  Touching all five National Parks in southern Utah, Becky never gave up her passion and determination to spread the news that Pediatric cancer is …

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