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Kelly Kapaun/Christopher Davis
Kidz for a Cure Toy Sale and Fundraiser This Saturday
Cancer Center of Santa Barbara Fundraiser Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research
Santa Barbara, CA, May 5, 2011 —Help support pediatric cancer research at the Fourth Annual Kidz for a Cure toy sale and fundraiser on Saturday, May 7th.
Kidz for a Cure was spearheaded in 2008 by then eight-year-old entrepreneur Madison Lewandowski who wanted to help find a cure for pediatric cancer while showing her young peers the magic of philanthropy.
Support Cancer Center of Santa Barbara’s Pediatric Oncology Research Fund* by purchasing gently-used, clean, working toys, games, electronics, videos/DVDs and books at the Kidz for a Cure toy sale and fundraiser. Come by to support this cause while joining in the celebration with face painting, musical entertainment, crafts, a bounce house and fantastic silent auction items, including Knott’s Berry Farm tickets and a Ramada Inn Escape.
*Cancer Center of Santa Barbara provides a yearly grant from this fund to support Cottage Hospital’s pediatric oncology research program .
Date: Saturday, May 7th
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: Cancer Center of Santa Barbara Parking Lot, Behind 524 & 526 W. Pueblo St.
For more information, please call the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara at (805) 898-2116 or email [email protected].
The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara is an independent, not-for-profit corporation, providing state-of-the-art cancer treatment. Since 1949, through the charitable giving of families and foundations, the Cancer Center has stayed in the vanguard of comprehensive, non-surgical, outpatient cancer care. By retaining highly trained and devoted medical personnel, acquiring the latest technology and protocols, and integrating patient support and wellness programs, the Cancer Center treats those on the journey to live with, through, and beyond cancer.