Did you know there is a National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month?
Up until a month ago, I did not. Now that I do, it’s important to me to support CURE Childhood Cancer, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. I am thrilled to be participating as a blogger in the CURE Community, helping to raise awareness and get others involved in helping CURE.
When I was in 9th grade, a very good friend of mine died of cancer. It was devastating. I’m not sure I ever really got over it. I was in the midst of teen turmoil and lack of self esteem. She was extremely popular. I questioned our friendship on several occasions. But I loved her immensely and my heart broke the day she died.
Looking back, I find my lack of faith in our friendship disheartening. I wish I could tell her I’m sorry. I wish I could talk to her just one more time.
Missing her is one of the reasons that I am dedicated to helping CURE. During the month of September, they are sharing stories and honoring children who have been touched by childhood cancer each day as part of their 3rd annual CURE’s Kids Conquer Cancer One Day at a Time. In their first two years of the program, CURE has honored over 150 children and raised nearly $400,000 to help fight childhood cancer.
What is “I Support CURE’s Kids?”
The idea for “I Support CURE’s Kids” began as a way for friends in the blogging community to help show their support for CURE Childhood Cancer during the month of September.
A great group of bloggers has agreed to “donate” a blog post during the month of September to help spread awareness for CURE Childhood Cancer, as well as a spot on their blog for the “I Support CURE’s Kids” blog badge. Click here to view the current list of blogger friends in the CURE Community, or to learn more about getting involved.
CURE’s Kids Blogger Raffle
Make a donation to the “I Support CURE’s Kids Blogger Raffle” and you can have a chance at some amazing items (for as little as $10 which all goes directly to support CURE) – click here to view the list of raffle items that you could win! My former company, Scandinavian Child, donated a Beaba Babycook.
I hope ya’ll will get involved! Thanks for your support.