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Because Kids Can't Fight Cancer Alone
Because Kids Can't Fight Cancer Alone

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DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER ACTION DAYS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. - MAY 1ST - 2ND 2017
Just a friendly reminder that registration for #ChildhoodCancer #ActionDays 2017 is in full swing. CLICK HERE to register: https://give.acco.org/events/-/e120803
The deadline to reserve a room at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel under the negotiated hotel block rate of $279/night is quickly approaching (Sunday, April 2). Click Here to make a reservation: https://aws.passkey.com/event/49090577/owner/545/home
Also, it's not too late to apply for a travel scholarship, so be sure to submit your application here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8VXDYZZ
Finally, please take a moment to participate in the Faces of Childhood Cancer project. We want our legislators to recognize that childhood cancer goes beyond statistics by showing them that our children are more than just the cancer they experience. We have created the Faces of Childhood Cancer Project to share their stories with legislators at upcoming advocacy meetings on Capitol Hill. It's a fun and meaningful activity that you can do from home! Click here for more information on how to participate: http://www.allianceforchildhoodcancer.org/…/faces-of-childh…
We appreciate your help and look forward to seeing many of you at Action Days 2017!
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DON'T FORGET TO REGISTER FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER ACTION DAYS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. - MAY 1ST - 2ND 2017
Just a friendly reminder that registration for #ChildhoodCancer #ActionDays 2017 is in full swing. CLICK HERE to register: https://give.acco.org/events/-/e120803
The deadline to reserve a room at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel under the negotiated hotel block rate of $279/night is quickly approaching (Sunday, April 2). Click Here to make a reservation: https://aws.passkey.com/event/49090577/owner/545/home
Also, it's not too late to apply for a travel scholarship, so be sure to submit your application here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8VXDYZZ
Finally, please take a moment to participate in the Faces of Childhood Cancer project. We want our legislators to recognize that childhood cancer goes beyond statistics by showing them that our children are more than just the cancer they experience. We have created the Faces of Childhood Cancer Project to share their stories with legislators at upcoming advocacy meetings on Capitol Hill. It's a fun and meaningful activity that you can do from home! Click here for more information on how to participate: http://www.allianceforchildhoodcancer.org/…/faces-of-childh…
We appreciate your help and look forward to seeing many of you at Action Days 2017!
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URGENT ACTION NEEDED - http://www.acco.org/takeaction
Using our advocacy tool, please contact your representative today before the the vote goes through tonight! They need to know that Health Insurance #CoverageMatters for kids with cancer!
On behalf of the hundreds of thousands of childhood cancer families, patients and survivors represented, we ask that Congress ensure that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) provides affordable, accessible, quality care for our nation's littlest cancer patients or vote "NO" when the AHCA legislation comes before the House.
Get Started by clicking HERE http://www.acco.org/takeaction and on the #CoverageMatters banner, click the gray "take action" button. Then simply enter your information and follow the steps. Then be sure to share this on your Facebook page and other social media. Thank you!
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Why Trump’s N.I.H. Cuts Should Worry Us
"Last week I was in London to participate in a scientific symposium. During coffee breaks, many British colleagues asked me and other American visitors to explain the bewildering news that President Trump had announced his intention to cut the budget for the National Institutes of Health by 18.3 percent, about $5.8 billion..."
Read more about the proposed budget cuts at:
https://www.nytimes.com/…/why-trumps-nih-cuts-should-worry-…
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10 DAYS LEFT - to have a name added to the #FlagofHope trekking to the North Pole with Cancer Climber, Sean Swarner! Click here to learn more: http://www.acco.org/mission-of-hope/
The date has been extended to the end of March! This is your final chance to add the name of anyone who has fought or is fighting cancer to the #FlagofHope, headed to fly proudly at the North Pole! Click here to submit a name and make a donation (min $5): http://s.acco.org/HopeNorthPole
"SOON WE'LL BE ON TOP OF THE WORLD! Please help support my Mission of Hope by sharing this post on social media or forwarding this to a friend!"
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IF YOU LIVE IN THE LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY AREA AND HAVE A LITTLE ONE (OR BIG ONE) THAT LOVES TRUCKS - DON'T MISS THIS EVENT!
Thursday, March 23rd-Saturday March 25th
Hours: 1-6p Thursday, 10-6p Friday, 9-4p Saturday
Kentucky Expo Center: 937 Phillips Lane Louisville, KY 40209
Tickets can be purchased online or at the door for $10.
Join Randy M. Manning LLC at the Mid-Atlantic Truck Show for the unveiling of their new childhood cancer awareness truck!
Over 1,000 exhibitors will be in attendance, representing leading companies from the US and abroad- ALL THINGS TRUCKS!
This event is family-friendly, fun, and a great way to raise awareness by "Hauling Away Childhood Cancer"! We hope to see you there.
To register for this event, and for more details, click below or visit: http://www.acco.org/blog/hauling-away-childhood-cancer/
We hope to see you there!
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MEET OUR GOLD RIBBON HEROES:
The ACCO celebrates a special member of our community whose actions highlight the critical importance of our mission through our Gold Ribbon Hero program. Our Gold Ribbon Heroes may be a child who astounds us with their strength and perseverance, a parent who shows courage and bravery even as their heart breaks, a medical practitioner who cares so deeply about each and every patient, or a researcher who continues to search for the next treatment or even cure for childhood cancer.
We encourage you to nominate your #GoldRibbonHero by clicking here: http://www.acco.org/gold-ribbon-heroes/
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JOIN OUR FOUNDING HOPE FAMILY:
Join Our Founding Hope Family, the Mason Leach Superstar Fund, for Their 6th Annual
Mason Leach Superstar Fund 50/50 March Madness pool to Help Kids with Cancer!
Get into the March Madness spirit for a great cause - helping kids with cancer and their families!
This is a 50/50 pool, with your $25 entry fee, two people will have the chance to win some cash and the other half will go to the Mason Leach Superstar Fund at the American Childhood Cancer Organization!
STEPS TO JOIN THE POOL:
Pay your entry HERE (https://give.acco.org/…/6th-a…/50-march-madness-pool/e121326)
Click HERE (https://www.pooltracker.com/join.asp?poolid=134575) to make your picks (please use your real name when registering so we can track the winners).
Jump into the Madness and follow the games. You can track your progress on the pool tracker.
THIS YEAR THERE WILL BE 2 CASH PRIZE WINNERS:
Winners will be announced after final and the prizes are as follows:
1st winner gets 80% of the cash prize!
2nd winner gets 20% of the cash prize!
**$12.50 of your fee is tax deductible along with any additional donation you may give. (You will be provided a receipt after payment of entry fee).
THANK YOU:
Thank you for helping make a difference for KIDS with cancer!
Visit Our Webpage at: www.acco.org/mason/
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The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) would like to hear from you. We know that many of you on our Facebook page, are families that are facing, or who have faced, a diagnosis of childhood cancer who rely on the benefits that health insurance provides. Your responses will supply very important data to inform lawmakers of the coverage needs of children with cancer. Your voice matters!
To complete the survey, please click here: http://s.acco.org/InsuranceSurvey17
We understand your time is very valuable so deeply appreciate you completing this survey. You may remain anonymous or share your contact information and personal story at the end of the survey.
Once you have completed the survey, please share the post or email the link to other families that may be interested in sharing their information as well. Thank you!
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The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) would like to hear from you. We know that many of you on our Facebook page, are families that are facing, or who have faced, a diagnosis of childhood cancer who rely on the benefits that health insurance provides. Your responses will supply very important data to inform lawmakers of the coverage needs of children with cancer. Your voice matters!
To complete the survey, please click here: http://s.acco.org/InsuranceSurvey17
We understand your time is very valuable and appreciate you completing this survey. You may remain anonymous or share your contact information and personal story at the end of the survey.
Once you have completed the survey, please share the post or email the link to other families that may be interested in sharing their information as well. Thank you!
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