Holiday Toy Drive to Benefit Children with Cancer
Coco Foundation and Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, Toy Drive 2012 to benefit Children’s Oncology Units
Coco Foundation, Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. join forces to hold a Holiday Toy Drive to benefit Hospitals Nov. 2012
Whitehall, PA –November 1, 2012: Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. (PCFLV) has partnered with the Coco Foundation in an effort to collect donations of toys and gifts during the holiday season to be distributed to children battling pediatric cancer at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Children’s Hospital at Lehigh Valley Hospital. Beginning on Nov. 12 and running through Dec. 12, toy collection boxes and posters will be distributed across the Lehigh Valley at area schools and businesses. Toys may also be dropped off at the PCFLV offices in Whitehall and at the Majestic Clubhouse at Coca-Cola Park during regular business hours. All donations must be new, unwrapped items.
The Coco Foundation and Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley are pleased to announce that this project is supported by the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and General Supply Company.
Please contact the event organizer for more information or questions: Tina Eichlin, 484-695-8923, email@example.com or Lisa Kappes 610-433-1926, firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Together, the Coco Foundation and The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. connect in their mission to provide support to children and their families going through cancer treatment. We are both extremely excited to be collaborating together to accomplish our goal. Working as a team will have a much more effective and successful outcome,” says Ali Lazaridis, Executive Director at Coco Foundation.
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley was founded in 2003 and is a local, non-profit foundation focused on creating a loving and supportive cancer community so that no family ever has to fight cancer alone. Families battling pediatric cancer can celebrate the joys of childhood despite their diagnosis. PCFLV provides quality of life and long-term survivorship programs to concentrate on bringing joy and laughter back into these families’ lives. For more information, contact email@example.com or visit www.pcflv.org 610-433-1926
The Coco Foundation was founded in 2010 with the goal of providing resources and support to individuals, families, and friends impacted by pediatric cancer. Furthermore, the organization seeks to achieve three primary objectives:
- To help fund clinical research aimed at improved diagnosis and treatment of pediatric cancer
- To raise awareness about pediatric cancers and the important role of cord blood, bone marrow, and blood product donation in cancer treatment
- To provide personalized support and information for children and their families while dealing with pediatric cancer diagnosis, treatment, recovery, and related expenses.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.thecocofoundation.org.