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Childhood Cancer Awareness

Sep 3, 2020 | Article | 0 comments

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease for children under the age of 14 with at least 400,000 children being diagnosed with cancer around the world each year.  The World Health Organization is aiming to cure at least 60% of children with six of the most common cancers by 2030, and Catalyst is proud to support these efforts. Will you join us in the fight against Childhood Cancer? Take a look at some way you can help below or visit www.acco.org to learn more.

  • Donate to ACCO. ACCO is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots organization dedicated to childhood cancer. They fund research, shape policy, raise awareness, and offer resources to children with cancer, survivors, and their families. With your support, they can continue to offer those resources free of charge to families facing a childhood cancer diagnosis.
  • Start a Facebook Fundraiser. Raise awareness for childhood cancer on Facebook and #GoGold during the month of September.
  • Smile with Amazon. Shopping on Amazon Smile is an easy and great way to donate to the American Childhood Cancer Organization. During the month of September, shop Amazon and receive a special edition “AMAZON GOES GOLD” box with a search and find activity!
  • Donate your cashback to ACCO. Coupon Cabin makes it easy to donate your cashback from earnings as a member!
  • Shop Smarty! Save time and money by installing the free extension on your browser. Smarty will help you save money by applying coupon codes at checkout when you shop online!
  • Buy a Childhood Cancer Awareness Month T-Shirt. Choose from multiple styles and colors, and even customize it with the name of a fighter or survivor you know. Want to go the extra mile? 
  • Create your own T-shirt fundraiser so your friends and family can buy their own shirts to match. The ACCO sale will end on September 30, so get your shirt today!
  • Donate Your Car. Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, or boat to ACCO by clicking this link.
  • Go Gold in the month of September! Gold is the color for childhood cancer awareness, so why not start a gold-themed fundraiser this month? Here are 8 creative fundraising ideas to get you inspired.
  • Host a PJammin party! Children with cancer often spend weeks or months living in their pajamas when they’re in the hospital for their treatment. Stand in solidarity with these kids by organizing a PJammin® day to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer.

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