May 17 is DIPG Awareness Day—A National Movement

I discovered it was the 2nd most common pediatric brain tumor, and responsible for the majority of pediatric brain cancer deaths each year.  If brain cancer is the leading cause of death in kids with cancer, it’s hardly irrelevant, no matter how you define ‘rare’. May 14, 2017, Santa Clarita, …

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Help End Obscurity for DIPG and Pediatric Cancer

Rally-On for H.Res.69!  Help End Obscurity for DIPG and Pediatric Cancer February 19, 2017, Agua Dulce, CA—Jack’s Angels Foundation is calling on the Childhood Cancer Community for support in rallying Congress for the 2017 National DIPG Awareness Resolution, H.Res.69.   It raises awareness to the realities of pediatric brain cancer, and …

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4th Annual Santa Colorita Run Includes “Skip for Jack” Tribute to Children with the Deadliest Pediatric Brain Cancer, DIPG

For immediate release: 4th Annual Santa Colorita Run Includes “Skip for Jack” Tribute to Children with the Deadliest Pediatric Brain Cancer, DIPG February 18, 2017, Agua Dulce CA—The Santa Colorita 5k Fun-Run on February 25, 2017 at Castaic Lake Recreation Center in Castaic, CA, produced by the Santa Clarita Valley …

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NC3 Debut and Press Release

Christopher Winters, President, National Children’s Cancer Consortium February 9, 2017 Our Dearest Pediatric Cancer Community Heroes, Families, Fellow Advocates, Decision Makers, and our Friends and Families: Today, we are honored to announce the formation of a properly licensed non-profit legislative advocacy organization dedicated to taking the war on pediatric cancer …

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KNIGHT REINTRODUCES BIPARTISAN BILL FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH

For a copy of pre-introductory text, click here. CONGRESSMAN WORKING WITH AGUA DULCE RESIDENT TO INCREASE ATTENTION AND FUNDING FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER (WASHINGTON, DC) – Representative Steve Knight (CA-25) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) reintroduced a bipartisan resolution on Monday that would raise awareness and support research for a form …

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Press Release: World Marathon Challenge 777

For Immediate Release:  November 28, 2016 Contact:  Nicola Beddow  (786)493-6077 / ABC2 / nicola.beddow@abc2.org Endurance Athlete Living With Brain Cancer to Compete in World Marathon Challenge to Raise $1 Million for Research BethAnn Telford to Run Seven Marathons on Seven Continents in Seven Days November 28, 2016 (Washington, DC) – …

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VP Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Summit 6/29

For Immediate Release Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Regional Summit—LA at The Master’s College 6/29 Monday, June 20, 2016 Santa Clarita, CA—On May 25 2016, Vice President Biden announced the first-ever Cancer Moonshot Summit to take place on Wednesday, June 29th, including conversations in communities across the United States. These …

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Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week

For immediate release Relay for Jack: Local Communities come together in support of National DIPG Awareness Week May 24, 2016, Santa Clarita, CA—HRes586 was introduced to the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on January 13, 2016, by Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) the day after the Moonshot Initiative was …

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200 Mile Activist Run for HRes586 Makes History for DIPG, Childhood Cancer Awareness, and the State of California

For Immediate Release pdf. version April 19, 2016 Santa Clarita, CA—Ultra-distance runner and activist for children with cancer Everett Smith of Redlands, CA and Janet Demeter of Jack’s Angels in Agua Dulce, CA team up to promote “Action Days” for HRes586 in support of children currently afflicted with DIPG and …

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“Action Days” coming for Kids on Cancer’s Death Row: HRes586 “Chad and Jack’s DIPG Resolution”

After Jack died I learned that DIPG is responsible for most of the brain tumor deaths in children, so, how many have to die until their lives are worth saving? April 2, 2016 Santa Clarita, CA—The significant rise in awareness for the devastating lack of funding for research into causes …

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