WOKC Ambassador Zoe

Friday, September 19, 2014
WOKC Ambassador Zoe Zoe’s favorite color is pink, her favorite superhero is batgirl, and she’s been battling a rare form of brain cancer called ETANTR since she was four years old.   Zoe is one of 36 Ambassadors for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) this year. WOKC acts as a support group for ambassadors and their families, holding special events through the year in their honor...   (read more)
 

WOKC Ambassador Vivian

Thursday, September 18, 2014
WOKC Ambassador Vivian Vivian’s favorite color is red, her favorite cartoon is My Little Pony, and she’s been battling Medulloblastoma since 2012. Vivian is one of 36 Ambassadors for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) this year.  WOKC acts as a support group for ambassadors and their families, holding special events through the year in their honor, with the hope that these chil...   (read more)
 

WOKC Ambassador Lance

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
WOKC Ambassador Lance Lance’s favorite color is forest green, and he hopes that one day there will be no more cancer in the world. Lance is one of 36 Ambassadors for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) this year.  WOKC acts as a support group for ambassadors and their families, holding special events through the year in their honor, with the hope that these children will have the ...   (read more)
 

WOKC Ambassador Jay

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
WOKC Ambassador Jay Jay’s favorite color is green, his favorite superhero is his dad and he’s been battling Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia. Jay is one of 36 Ambassadors for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) this year.  WOKC acts as a support group for ambassadors and their families, holding special events through the year in their honor, with the hope that these children wil...   (read more)
 

WOKC Ambassador Bryce

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
WOKC Ambassador Bryce Bryce’s favorite color is blue, and he loves baseball, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Captain America … and he’s spent half his life battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Bryce is one of 36 Ambassadors for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) this year. WOKC acts as a support group for Ambassadors and their families, holding special events through the...   (read more)
 

Five Benefits of Running in the WOKC Run for the Children

Saturday, September 06, 2014
Saturday, September 20 is the 2014 Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOCK) Run for the Children.  Part of the annual Addison Oktoberfest, this is a family-friendly event for runners and walkers.  Not sure you want to participate? There are so many benefits to running in this event, and here are our top five: Health:  Running not only strengthens your heart and blood pressure...   (read more)
 

Books for Children with Cancer

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Cancer can be scary and confusing to a child.  It can be hard for children to understand what they are feeling and how to cope with myriad emotions.  Learning and talking to health professionals and to others who have had cancer can help, as can reading.  Below are a handful of books focused on helping children not only understand what cancer means, but also how to deal with it.&nbs...   (read more)
 

2014 WOKC Run for the Children

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Around 10,450 American children under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2014, and 1,350 children are expected to die from cancer in 2014.  Those are sobering numbers from the American Cancer Society.  Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) is dedicated to eradicating pediatric cancer by funding innovative research, education and treatment while providing hope to child...   (read more)
 

SMU MSA students raise $1,000 for WOKC through bowling benefit

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The SMU MSA class of 2014 recently hosted a bowling benefit to raise money for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer. On February 9, 2014, a group of 34 SMU graduate students participated in Bowling for Life at Bowl and Barrel in Dallas.  “The event was a tremendous success!  We were able to raise $1,001 for Wipe Out Kids' Cancer while spreading awareness and having a great time bowling for ...   (read more)
 

Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer Welcomes 2014 Ambassadors

Monday, February 03, 2014
Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer welcomed the incoming class of 2014 Ambassadors from Children’s Medical Center Dallas on Sunday, January, 12, and the incoming class of 2014 Ambassadors from Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth on Sunday, January 19.  The Ambassador program was expanded to Fort Worth this year for the first time since the start of the program in 1987. This year...   (read more)
 
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