Pediatric Cancer Foundation Sponsors 20th Annual Walkathon

May 5, 2014 8:43:35 AM PDT
Help make a difference in the fight against childhood cancer! Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization which funds treatment, research, acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment and patient/parent care, will hold its Twentieth Annual Walkathon on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Riverside Park, NYC.

Walkathon registration starts at 10:00 a.m. and the Walk begins at 11:30 a.m. Lee Goldberg, WABC-TV's Eyewitness News Meteorologist and loyal friend to PCF will host the event.

Hundreds of people are expected to participate in the five-mile walk through historic Riverside Park, which begins and ends at the West 79 Street rotunda. A post-walk party with a live band, face painters, raffles, and refreshments will immediately follow the walk.

Advance registration is $50 for adults 31 years old and above, $35 for adults 19-30 years old and $20 for children 18 years old and under. There will be an additional $5 fee for walk-in registration. All entrants will receive T-shirts, and giveaways.

Corporate sponsors for the Walkathon include ABC7, Bloomingdale's, Markhoff and Mittman PC, The Arthur Loeb Foundation, UBS and others.

Cheryl Rosen, President of Pediatric Cancer Foundation, remarks, "I am proud to be part of the spirit, commitment, and energy surrounding Pediatric Cancer Foundation's Twentieth Annual Walkathon. We invite everyone to come together as teams or individuals and join us on April 27th to ? hold the hand of a child and help make a difference in our combined fight against childhood cancer."

Register on-line today at: or you can register using our app which is available at the app store. Contributions may also be sent to Pediatric Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 785, Mamaroneck, NY 10543.

For over 40 years Pediatric Cancer Foundation has helped fund advances in treatment, patient and parent care, state of the art research and equipment, and fellowships. PCF supports our area's leading hospitals and their affiliates, including: NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY; The Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at NYU Langone Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center.