STAMFORD, Conn. -- Thousands of people nationwide are expected to join Stamford residents in the battle against childhood cancer in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. Stamford is one of the cities helping bring attention during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, at Harbor Point in Stamford.
Thanks to donors and events like the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, families like the Jarrell family never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
Treatments invented at St. Jude's Children's Hospital have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened more than 50 years ago.
Registration for the Stamford St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer is $10 for adults and children ages 6 and older. Participants are encouraged to form teams and raise funds to help support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.
For more information, to make a donation, volunteer or register, visit this link .