Amy Houser wrote -
Katie's Krew is once again hitting the waters at the Phila Dragon Boat Festival to raise some awareness and money and do some good, however tiny and hard-won.
As many of you know, Katie's Krew is a charity-based dragon boat team that was started by nurses and former patients of the childrens' oncology at St. Chris's Hospital in Philly. Our team fundraises for Camp Can Do this year: it's an organization with a great mission: a Philadelphia-area summer camp for children battling cancer. This camp provides a fun, safe and amazing childhood experience where kids with some extra burdens get to just-be-kids around other kids that understand, in an environment that both energizes them and accomodates their challenges. Camp Can Do also runs a siblings-camp at Gretna Glen.
The Festival is Saturday October 7th, 2017. We're hoping to raise enough to pay for our entry fee and contribute to sending at least one child (hopefully more!) to Camp Can Do this summer, and raise funds to help support this amazing camp and charity organization. Our fearless and peerless co-captain Tom keeps this camp afloat with his tireless 24/7 efforts, and still manages to keep us going and bring the team together.
Cheers, and our endless gratitude!