COME WALK AGAIN for TEAM BEN
COME WALK for TEAM BEN!
Dan and Sally are WALKING AGAIN! Won't you join us?
Sunday, May 21 - walk starts at 10:15am - Registration opens as early as 9:00am
Location: Pier 84: In the park by the Hudson River - enter at West 44 St and Hudson River.
Sally and I are walking again at the Walk in New York for Hope & Heroes and are recruiting a TEAM BEN group for Sunday, May 21, 2017. It's our fifth time on the walk and can't believe it's been five years since we last had Ben in our lives. Each year we love to get together, raise money for a wonderful cause, remember his engaging smile and spirit, and tell stories we remember about our beloved Benjamin Zweig. Bring a story, bring a smile, and come join us.
Our team of family members, friends, school friends of Ben, and medical staff from Columbia University Medical Center all had a joyous day last year and we look forward to seeing even more of Ben's friends and family this year on May 21. Once again the Sunday between Mother's Day and Memorial day is to be a special event for us.
So we are once again pulling together TEAM BEN for May 21st to raise money for this foundation which so helped him. Please join us in the walk. We would love to see you. Anyone can contribute to this effort. Any support is appreciated but not required. The Walk is a mile long, held here in Manhattan, so anyone local can just register to Walk only, seek his/her own friends to walk, and/or contribute. And if you are not local, we would again be so glad to be in your thoughts and have your support. Hope & Heroes sponsors research and clinical care at Columbia University Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. We are grateful for the important part Hope & Heroes played in Ben's fight for life. Click the Join Now button to join TEAM BEN or the Donate button to contribute.
Hope and Heroes background:
Hope & Heroes provided access to a cutting-edge cancer research study which put Ben's difficult-to-treat leukemia into remission. Without it, the treatment which successfully got Ben to remission wouldn't have been available.
Hope & Heroes is also the primary funding source for the hospital's Integrative Therapies program which includes art therapy, acupuncture, meditation, therapeutic massage, music therapy, video, and active video games. All these helped Ben deal with the difficult effects of cancer treatment and were as important to Ben's successful oncology treatment as the cancer protocols themselves. Integrated therapies are crucial to help the children get through cancer treatment, and though absolutely necessary for success, they are beyond what insurance will pay hospitals to provide.
Please consider supporting Hope & Heroes by making a donation today. Your gift is tax-deductible and will truly make a difference in the lives of children who truly need your help. Thank you for your generosity.
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