Purchase Elementary School announced that its Caring Kids Club raised more than $600 from its “Wear Blue Day,” which was held on June 2 as part of a fundraising campaign to fight cancer. READ ARTICLE AT PATCH.COM
On Friday, June 2nd 2017, Purchase School once again became a wave of blue to help children with cancer. As they have incredibly done for the past several years, (led by their advisors Janice Varmon, …Read more
It is one of the worst pronouncements a person can hear from a doctor — that you’ve got cancer — now imagine that diagnosis is for a child.
“No one believes it’s going to happen to them and all of a sudden your world turns upside down,” says Cheryl Rosen. “Thrown into a world of phrases and drugs and a journey into hell and you come out on the other side.”
Rosen is the Chairman of The Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF). The group has been part of the fight to find a cure for the last 45 years, helping local Westchester families and raising funds for needed research.
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PCF is proud to kick off 2017 with a spotlight on the work of its associated hospitals and researchers. Committed to its mission of Coming Together for a Cure, the local nonprofit is currently funding ground-breaking research being performed at six world-recognized institutions.
More than $6,000 was raised over the weekend for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation by two Scarsdale teens. Evan and Joshua Greenberg hosted their 11th annual Hot Cocoa Stand on March 11 and 12.
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