with School District 123 and the Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School for the Live Like Abby Walkathon on May 14th and 15th, 2021. This event is being organized in conjunction with the staff and students of the school where Abby would have graduated in 2019. It promises to be a great day and event.
All proceeds will go toward furthering our mission of funding research set on curing and improving treatment for children affected by this terrible disease. As part of the John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, we are proud to say that our efforts have resulted in funding over $2 million in pediatric brain tumor research so far. It’s a staggering number that would make Abby proud but is unfortunately not nearly enough. Doctors and researchers heavily rely on private funding (like ours) to support their work which makes our efforts all the more important. Did you know that only 4% of the U.S. government’s cancer research budget is dedicated to pediatrics? Only a small portion of that is dedicated to pediatric brain cancer and yet each day 13 more children are diagnosed with brain tumors. Those children deserve the chance to fight and live. You can help us give these children a chance.
Please consider donating to our amazing event. Donations at any level help to make a big difference.
Thank you so much for your continued support.
Kevin and Kristyn