SAVANNAH, 2021 – September was National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and almost 20 business and school partners across Richmond Hill, GA created fundraising efforts that gained more than $8,200 for CURE Childhood Cancer. These efforts contributed to more than $71,000 raised throughout the Savannah and Low Country region during September.
“The Richmond Hill community really went all out for CURE this year,” said Mandy Garola, Vice President, South Georgia for CURE. “From schools holding fundraising days to businesses and retail partners creating special promotions, we applaud the community’s creativity and dedication to helping support those facing a battle with childhood cancer.”
The top three fundraisers, and amounts raised, are Marker 107 ($1,836), The Ice Cream Stop ($1,311) and Charlie Graingers ($1,108). An anonymous local family stepped up to match all coin jar donations made.
- Anderson Avenue Boutique
- Gigi’s Boutique
- Kelley’s Fia Rua Irish Pub
- Kristi Cox Magnabilities Independent Consultant
- Magnolia & Lace Boutique
- Midnight Star Pottery
- Richmond Hill Auto Center
- Richmond Hill Golf Club
- Richmond Hill High School Band
- Richmond Hill High School CURE Club
- Richmond Hill Pharmacy
- Richmond Hill Primary School
- Tosa Coffee Company
- True South
Funding raised in Richmond Hill and the greater region will support CURE’s mission of conquering childhood cancer through funding targeted research while supporting patients and their families. CURE works with local social workers and hospitals to connect with families and address their urgent and ongoing needs. Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children and CURE also contributes to research that identifies safer and more effective treatments specifically for childhood cancer, raising more than $4 million annually. Learn more at CURE’s website.
About CURE Childhood Cancer
Founded in 1975, Atlanta, Georgia-based CURE Childhood Cancer is dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through funding targeted research while supporting patients and their families. With cancer as the second leading cause of death in children, CURE dedicates more than $4.3 million annually to specific research projects aimed at curing cancers that affect children. Through innovative programming, CURE Childhood Cancer also provides crisis-oriented support to patients and their families, addressing their most critical and urgent needs. For more information visit www.curechildhoodcancer.org.