BENEFITING: Keira Kilbane Foundation
EVENT DATE: May 21, 2017
Please help support the Keira Kilbane Foundaton by registering for any of the race options in the Cleveland Marathon and then joining our team on this crowdrise page. You can then reach out to your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors to have them sponsor your efforts and raise money for the Keira Kilbane foundation at the same time. All race participants that join our team will receive a free t-shirt to help promote the Keira Kilbane Foundation and childhood cancer awareness during the race.
The Keira Kilbane Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit public charity, making your donations tax deductible. The mission of the Keira Kilbane Foundation is: To advance treatment options and to find a cure through innovative research for childhood cancers, with a focus on Leukemia; and to make a positive impact in the lives of patients, and families in treatment, just as Keira did in her young life.
The Keira Kilbane Foundation is focusing efforts in three main areas:
1. Funding cancer research and treatment options through the Keira Kilbane Research Fund currently established in partnership with Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
2. Supporting Pediatric Cancer division patients and families during inpatient hospital stays by donating meals, toys, art supplies, etc.
3. Providing financial assistance to families currently undergoing cancer treatment.
There are no paid employees. All funds will be directed to the three main areas outlined above. For further details on how the funds are used please visit our website.