The Valerie Fund has been in operation for 36 years and helps more than 4,000 children with cancer and blood disorders each year.
WCBS 880 has partnered with the Valerie Fund to support this Saturday’s Valerie Fund Walk and JAG Physical Therapy Run, which will be held in Verona Park in Verona, New Jersey.
Among the Valerie Fund’s programs is Camp Happy Times, a summer camp for current and former patients to get away and spend time with other survivors. 23-year-old cancer survivor Lashikeerah Walker spoke with Metaxas about the camp.
There are no age limits on the children the Valerie Fund will treat. Even the littlest of children can get cancer. Katie Mulcahy was only 14-months-old.
This Saturday morning, WCBS 880 will be part of the Valerie Fund Walk and JAG Physical Therapy Run in Verona. The annual event is a fundraiser for the organization which supports the comprehensive health care needs of children with cancer and blood disorders.
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