September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the Brian Morden Foundation is busy preparing to host several events to promote education and raise money to help families dealing with children affected by cancer. are affected.
This Saturday they will officially kick off the month at the Curve Game.
Other events coming up include several Gold Ribbon Games that will be held in Blair County High School football games. Alex’ million miles. And a proclamation from the mayor of Altoona.
The money raised will go toward providing scholarships to childhood cancer survivors for research and to ease the financial burden on families fighting the disease.
Many board members have personal experiences with the Brian Morden Foundation.
“The Brian Morden Foundation really helped us on our journey when our granddaughter had cancer for seven and a half years. They supported us emotionally and financially, with gas cards for facilities, and we always wanted to give something back because they were so wonderful to us.”
Schools in the area sell Brian Morden Foundation T-shirts in their school colors to support the Gold Ribbon Games.
Anyone willing to help can visit brianmordenfoundation.org for more information.