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I am honored to be a part of the 10th Annual Hope & Heroes Walk on Sunday, May 19th, 2019, at Pier 62/63 to support children with cancer and blood disorders and their families. I will walk with my family and friends in honor of my niece, Maria who was treated at Columbia University. Maria's smile brought so much joy to every person who met her. The doctors and nurses and every person who met Maria fell in love with her the minute they met her.
Hope & Heroes funds the life-saving work on childhood cancer and blood disorders at Columbia University Irving Medical Center – including cutting-edge research, support for families, and care that always puts children first. Columbia is home to the largest and most comprehensive pediatric oncology & blood disorder programs in the country, treating over 1,500 patients a year with high-quality, compassionate care.
Funding from Hope & Heroes provides for over 40% of the Division’s budget including the newest & most advanced treatments, innovative research, comprehensive wellness for patients & survivors, and ensures that every child, regardless of their ability to pay, gets the very best care.
Over the last 10 years, the Hope & Heroes Walk has raised over $2.5 Million dollars to dramatically affect the lives of pediatric cancer & blood disorder patients and has shared the importance of this cause with thousands of people. With your help, we can ensure that every patient receives excellent care and that they, along with their family, feel supported from the day of diagnosis, throughout treatment, and beyond.
Donate today and help make a difference. Consider joining my team and walking with us! The Walk is an inspiring & fun day with incredible energy that brings together patients, survivors, families, friends, doctors, nurses, co-workers, and neighbors - it’s truly not to be missed.
Thank you again. Together we will help children today and save lives tomorrow.
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