Cookies For Kids Cancer Boerne

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$17,059.37 raised

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month so please join us as we raise awareness of childhood cancer in Boerne! We will be having a bake sale for Cookies for Kids Cancer at Boerne Market Days on September 9th. Oxo (maker of cooking tools and housewares) will be matching all funds raised in the US for Cookies for Kids Cancer from 9/1/17-12/31/17 up to $100,000! And the best part is that all money raised goes to childhood cancer research! Suggested donation of $5 for 3 cookies. Hope to see you there! 

 

  • Incidence of childhood cancers is up 29% in the past 20 years.
  • Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among children, killing more children than all other diseases combined.
  • Only 4% of US federal funding is solely dedicated to childhood cancer research.
  • Since 1980 only three new drugs have been approved that were specifically developed to treat children with cancer.