Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Blog

Breaking Records and Ringing Bells to Celebrate

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 7:25 pm November 23, 2016
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Founder Gretchen Witt is joined by donor Janette Liptak, NYSE President Tom Farley, Milk Bar Founder & MasterChef Judge Christina Tosi, and 11 children to ring the closing bell of the NYSE.

Ringing in the holiday season has never been so sweet. Yesterday when The New York Stock Exchange hosted Cookies for Kids’ Cancer to ring the closing bell, it was a record-breaking day for many reasons. The Dow closed at an all-time high of over 19,000. A gang of children on the podium were joined by founder Gretchen Holt Witt, and at exactly 4:00 p.m. when Ari Schlanger rang the bell and Taber Cannon brought the gavel down, they set the record for youngest people to ever have that honor.

That’s not all we’re ringing bells about. We are also celebrating the record-breaking $250,000 Challenge Gift Campaign happening now. The Challenge Gift, our largest ever, was made possible by the generosity of loyal donors Janette and David Liptak, who have pledged to match all money raised this holiday season up to $250,000. All donations, cookie orders, and grassroots events will be matched until the end of the year. Let’s all work towards a common goal so that on New Year’s Eve we’ll be ringing bells and popping champagne corks!

And last, but certainly not least, we are celebrating the announcement of the record-breaking day in our efforts to fund research aimed at pediatric cancers: the 2016 Cookies for Kids’ Cancer research grants. This year’s 11 grants to tremendously talented researchers across the country bring our grant total to nearly $12.5 million. That’s a lot of Good Cookies.

We were proud to ring the NYSE closing bell in honor of you. With your generosity and continued support we hope to make the 2016 holiday season record-breaking as well.

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$250,000 Challenge Gift Campaign

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 8:51 pm November 1, 2016

Rise to the Challenge Gift

Join our Challenge Gift Campaign. From November 1 through December 31, 2016, all gifts and donations to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer will be doubled, up to $250,000. The Challenge Gift Campaign was made possible by the generosity of loyal donors Janette and David Liptak who have pledged to match all money raised this holiday season up to $250,000.

“We were inspired by the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer organization because their mission is primarily focused on funding research to find cures for pediatric cancers,” said the Liptaks. “It’s a very specific mission and it’s been a very effective approach. Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is literally saving lives every day. So we are happy that we are in a position to be able to support their mission in a meaningful way.”

We offer many ways for everyone to join the campaign and double your donation for childhood cancer research this holiday season:

Host a Holiday Event

Gather friends and family to have fun and make a difference. From bake sales to cookie swaps, holiday events are great ways to spread holiday cheer while raising funds for critically needed research.

Send Cookies

Our delicious, all-natural cookies are the perfect holiday gift. With the 10 mouth-watering flavors and 100% of the profits going to pediatric cancer research, our cookies are the gift that truly gives twice.

Make a Donation

At Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, you can select the type of pediatric cancer your gift supports. In time for year-end tax-deductible donations, give in someone’s honor, and see more ways to help. Cancer remains the #1 disease killer of children in the U.S., but with your support, we can continue to make a difference.

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Marks 8th Anniversary, Rallies Supporters in All 50 States

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 8:28 pm September 13, 2016

During National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Funds Raised to Support Nationwide Clinical Trials for Children in Need of Hope

For Immediate Release – Califon, NJ – September 13, 2016 – Cookies for Kids’ Cancer (CFKC), the national non-profit organization dedicated to funding research for childhood cancer treatments, is honoring National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September with its third annual 50 States Challenge, now underway across the U.S. Today, on the 8th anniversary of the launch of the national non-profit, CFKC has confirmed individuals and businesses in all 50 states will be hosting events throughout the month in a show of nationwide solidarity behind pediatric cancer, the number one disease killer of children in the U.S. Last year’s 50 State Challenge inspired 450 events in all 50 states, raising more than $210,000 towards childhood cancer research through bake sales, 5K races, spirit days, and more.

“When Cookies for Kids’ Cancer first started, our hope was that people would get involved and be ‘Good Cookies’ by having an event in their community. Now, eight years later, it really has become a national movement,” says co-founder Gretchen Witt. “Since 2008, we’ve had more than 7,000 events in 15 countries, and we’ve granted more than $10 million towards 80 research projects resulting in 34 new cancer treatments children receive today. And we’re not stopping there!”

This year, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer will designate all money raised during September’s 50 States Challenge to the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Phase 1 Clinical Trial Consortium, which is considered the premier children’s cancer research organization in the world. Clinical trials work to identify and develop effective new agents specifically for children and adolescents with cancer. Nearly 13,500 children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer each year, but when divided into the many different kinds of children’s cancer, the number of children with each is relatively small. In research, large numbers of patients are critical to ensuring that study results are meaningful. By enrolling patients from many hospitals in the same trial, the results become statistically significant. This approach is called cooperative research and is how the COG functions.

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer donates two times more money than the federal government to children enrolled in the Children’s Oncology Group’s Phase 1 Clinical Trial Consortium. The alarming lack of federal funding that goes to pediatric cancer research was the impetus of the CFKC foundation. Less than four percent of the US government’s multi-billion budget is directed towards children’s cancer research. In other words, only $3 in every $100 of federal funding for cancer research goes to childhood cancers. Yet, the facts of pediatric cancer make it clear that this is nowhere near enough:

  • Childhood cancer is the most common disease to kill children in the United States.
  • Every two minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer worldwide; every day 36 children are diagnosed in the U.S.
  • One in five kids diagnosed in the U.S. will not survive.

Furthermore, two out of every three children who survive pediatric cancer will develop long-term side effects as a result of the treatments, including hearing and vision impairment, learning delays, disabilities and secondary cancers. Cookies for Kids’ Cancer’s mission is to fund research into less toxic treatments that will help change the statistics and ensure that children diagnosed with cancer not only survive, but also aren’t impacted by life-threatening risks and long-term side effects.

Friends of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer:

Also kicking off in September, OXO, the manufacturer of innovative housewares and kitchen tools, is pledging to match, dollar for dollar, funds raised from grassroots events hosted by Cookies for Kids’ Cancer supporters. This match will continue through National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month until the year’s end. OXO has pledged to donate up to $100,000.

ASICS America Corporation has designed a collection of sneakers to raise funds for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer as part of its 2016 Accelerate Hope™ line of running shoes. Now in its fourth year, the program has raised more than $350,000 toward pediatric cancer research. Asics will donate $10 for every pair of sneakers sold between now and November 30th, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $100,000, up to $150,000. The collection features a gold ribbon stitched on the heel, the official color of childhood cancer.

To learn more about the 50 States Challenge or the Be a Good Cookie™ movement, visit the website: cookiesforkidscancer.org.

Follow Cookies for Kids’ Cancer on Facebook, Twitter (cookies4kids), Instagram (cookies4Kids) and Pinterest (cookies4kids).

 

Tough Cookie Bailee

Filed under: Inspire,Tough Cookies,Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 12:20 am September 7, 2016

Bailee’s mom shares her Tough Cookie’s story

Bailee was born with Down syndrome as well as a congenital heart defect.  At five months of age she had open-heart surgery to correct the heart defect.  We were aware that children with DS are at a slightly higher risk for leukemia but never thought it would happen.  Last fall, our family was busy with work, daycare, and daily life when, on October 6, 2015, three weeks before her third birthday, Bailee was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. In the weeks leading up to her diagnosis, she experienced severe bruising, unexplained illness, nose bleeds, and petechia (spots caused by bleeding into the skin). The past year has been tough on Bailee, as well as our family.  It’s been hard to see her sick from the disease and treatments. We spent her birthday and her sister’s birthday in the hospital. In some ways it feels like our lives stopped and the rest of the world went on without us. Fortunately, we were able to be together, as a family. Bailee is approaching one year in treatment and doing well. She will start preschool in a few weeks, and she’s happy to be able to do the things she loves again. Bailee enjoys going to the park, painting, playing with her little sister JoJo and her doggie Lucy. Our family is hopeful that the hardest part of our battle is over, but we realize we still have a long way to go.

Last September our family knew very little about childhood cancer. Today, we want to do what we can to spread awareness and make a difference. 

Read more about Kids Who Inspire Us here.

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September 1 2016

Filed under: Good Cookies,Tough Cookies,Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 8:20 pm September 1, 2016

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Join the Good Cookie Movement

Good Cookies across the country are honoring this important month by participating in our 50 States Challenge. Supporters from coast to coast and even across the border in Canada are holding events from bingo nights to bake sales. This is the 3rd year of the challenge which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for critically needed research into the number one disease killer of children in the U.S. With less than 4% of cancer research dollars directed towards children, efforts like this one are vitally important to make up the funding gap. It’s not too late to join us!

 

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Starting Today, OXO to DOUBLE Funds Raised!

There’s no better time than NOW to host an event. Beginning today, OXO is doubling funds raised through grassroots events up to $100,000! OXO has been a true champion of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer since the very first days, but they want YOU to be a partner in this effort. Can’t host an event in September? No problem. The match period lasts until December 31st. Or, look for an event in your area and join forces. As the saying goes, “Many hands make light work.”

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ASICS’ Sole Impact

The 2016 Accelerate Hope™ collection of sneakers benefiting Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is available! Buying a pair not only triggers a donation, but also raises awareness by sporting a limited edition sneaker designed specifically to honor childhood cancer. Each and every pair features a gold ribbon, the official color of childhood cancer, stitched on the heel as a show of support for the thousands of children battling cancer. You don’t have to run a marathon to wear these sneakers – but if you do, make every stride count for kids’ cancer and send us a picture!

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Free Shipping on Cookies Honoring Children

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, shipping is FREE when you send Cookies in Honor of Kids Who Inspire Us . These baked-to-order custom-packed boxes include a hand-picked ribbon color and an insert with the story of an inspiring child. Surprise someone who deserves to know they’re appreciated – the nurses at your pediatrician’s office, the teenager who has been mowing your lawn all summer, your local farmer, or someone who is always going the extra mile. Every box directs 100% of the profits to research at the nation’s leading pediatric cancer centers.

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Join our 50 State Challenge This September

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 8:00 am July 13, 2016

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Be a Good Cookie this September

We are kicking off the 3rd Annual 50 State Challenge during September, National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Last year, hundreds of Good Cookies came together in all 50 states to host 450 events to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research. September is the month dedicated to raising awareness and funds. Join us as we make a difference for kids. 

The challenge is simple: Host an event in September to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer, the #1 disease killer of kids in America. Not sure where to start? We are here to help you every step of the way. Check out some ideas below or contact us. Ready to get planning? REGISTER TODAY.

Honor a Tough Cookie

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Meet Tough Cookie Andrew. Diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma when he was 4 years old, Andrew has been battling the disease for more than 3 years. He has endured more than a dozen rounds of chemotherapy, 5 months of experimental drugs, countless blood transfusions and more. Throughout all of this, Andrew has remained a happy and brave little boy. This week the Garden State Good Cookies are hosting the 2nd annual Andrew’s Cookie Cup, a day of sports, activities, arts & crafts and treats. Host your own event to honor the special Tough Cookie in your life during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Register here.

Get your School Involved

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Take inspiration from the Good Cookies in Fort Mill, SC. Daniel is a first grader who battled leukemia and for the past three years, his school has hosted a Hat Day called “Put a Lid on Cancer.” Students get to wear a hat in exchange for making a donation to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. last year, eight schools in the district got involved and thousands of kids came together to Put a Lid on Cancer, raising hundreds of dollars for children’s cancer research. Inspire your school to support Cookies this September. Register here.

Rally your Co-Workers this September

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The Good Cookies at Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Law Offices encouraged their staff to get involved last September with a Jeans Day and Bake Sale. Employees were able to dress down in blue jeans if they made a donation to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. This effortless fundraiser was made even sweeter by a bake sale hosted by the staff. They raised thousands of dollars for children’s cancer research. Encourage your company, office, retail store or restaurant to make a difference this September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Register here.

Make your Event Fun & Colorful

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Last September, long time Cookies for Kids’ Cancer supporter, Terri organized the 3rd Annual Color Run in Aurora, OH. Students of all ages came together to run a 5K, getting doused from head to tow in a different color at each kilometer while raising much needed funds for childhood cancer research. Whether you host a fun run or 5K or you sign up to participate in a race, get moving to make a difference. Register here.

Denny’s LOVES Good Cookies!

Filed under: Dennys,Inspire,Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 9:44 pm June 30, 2016

Denny’s across the US help raise funds for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer this July

Since 2011, select Denny’s in Arizona and New York have held an annual month-long campaign to raise funds for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. This year we are pleased to welcome Denny’s stores back! Throughout the month of July, nearly 50 stores are joining the cause and hosting events to help children battling cancer.

How it Works:

In exchange for a donation of their choice, customers can write their name or personal message on paper cookie. The “cookie” will then be added to a collection displayed throughout the restaurant. Every dollar raised will go to research for childhood cancer, the number one disease killer of children in the U.S.

To date, the Arizona and New York Denny’s have raised half of a million dollars for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. These funds are currently at work as a part of five research grants looking for new and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer. Help us grant another $100,000 this July by stopping by a participating Denny’s near you. If everyone gives a little, it will add up to a lot and help make a difference for children fighting cancer.

Participating Stores

Scroll down for a complete list of all Denny’s stores participating in the July campaign. Don’t see a store near you? Stop by your local Denny’s and talk to them about being a Good Cookie this summer.

New York
Street Address City
8020 NIAGARA FALLS NIAGARA FALLS
2215 DELAWARE AVE BUFFALO
4610 GENESEE ST CHEEKTOWAGA
3165 SOUTHWESTERN BLVD ORCHARD PARK
5699 TRANSIT RD LOCKPORT
1881 RIDGE RD WEST SENECA
3920 MAPLE RD AMHERST
5092 CAMP RD HAMBURG
4445 MAIN ST BUFFALO
10390 BENNETT RD FREDONIA
364 WEST MAIN ST BATAVIA
8484 ALLEGHENY RD CORFU
4 PERINTON HILLS MALL FAIRPORT
4757 TRANSIT RD DEPEW
6591 THOMPSON RD SYRACUSE
201 LAWRENCE RD NORTH SYRACUSE
103 ELWOOD DAVIS RD SYRACUSE
2890 WEST RIDGE RD ROCHESTER
911 JEFFERSON RD ROCHESTER
7503 MAIN STREET FISHER VICTOR
160 EASTERN BLVD CANANDAIGUA
4240 LAKEVILLE RD GENESEO
3414 ERIE BLVD SYRACUSE
176 GRANT AVE AUBURN
5300 WEST GENESEE ST CAMILLUS
7873 BREWERTON RD CICERO
118  VICTORY HIGHWAY PAINTED POST
323 ELMIRA RD ITHACA
950 CHEMUNG ST HORSEHEADS
1142 ARSENAL ST WATERTOWN
813 CANANDAIGUA RD GENEVA
701 MOHAWK ST HERKIMER
200 SOUTH JAMES ST ROME
1078 GLENWOOD AVE ONEIDA
180 N. GENESEE ST UTICA
4024 VESTAL PARKWAY E VESTAL
1250 UPPER FRONT ST BINGHAMTON
411 ROUTE 211 EAST MIDDLETOWN
 

Pennsylvania

Street Address City
1716 E. 3rd St WILLIAMSPORT
131 PAPERMILL RD BLOOMSBURG
973 SUSQUEHANNA TRAIL SELINSGROVE
5609 NITTANY VALLEY DR MILL HALL
84 ROUTE 93 HAZELTON
488 KIDDER ST WILKES-BARRE
410 SCRANTON/CARBONDALE HWY SCRANTON
1283 RT 300 NEWBURGH
1623 OLIVER RD NEW MILFORD
 

Arizona

Street Address City
1758 W. HUNT HIGHWAY SAN TAN VALLEY

Anguilla Good Cookies

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 5:00 am August 17, 2015

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At the Chefs for Kids’ Cancer event in NYC in February, two dedicated Cookies for Kids’ Cancer supporters – Joel and Robin Globus – generously donated a week-long Carribbean getaway to their vacation home in Anguilla. The home, Tequila Sunrise Villa, is a little slice of paradise that comes complete with sweeping views of the bay, an infinity pool, and the cutest STUFFED billy goat mascot you’ve ever seen.

The winners of the week bought it in support of childhood cancer research and then booked their week in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary. The highlight of their trip was having meals specifically prepared each night in the kitchen at Tequila Sunrise Villa by notable chefs.  NYC Chefs Marc Forgione, owner and executive chef of Restaurant Marc Forgione, American Cut, and Keh-Yo, and Alfred Portale, owner and executive chef of Gotham Bar & Grill, both flew to Anguilla to prepare dinners for the Simpsons. Three of the top restaurants in Anguilla generously volunteered their chefs for the remaining nights – Marc Alvarez of Straw Hat Restaurant, Carrie Bogar of Veya Restaurant, and Dale Carty of Tasty’s Restaurant jumped at the chance to support this worthy cause. The Good Cookies at CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa generously donated rooms and services for the visiting chefs.

Nori Evoy and her staff at Anguilla-Beaches.com were on hand taking photos each night and capturing the once-in-a-lifetime moments for the Simpson family. She has written a blog about the experiences each night. Click here to read more about these amazing Good Cookies!

 

 

Cookies Visit Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 5:00 am August 7, 2015

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It’s time for another #factfriday, and this week, the fact is clear: our team was moved and inspired by a tour of one of our partner centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center during a recent trip to New York City.  On July 20th the Cookies Team was joined on this after-hours tour by Christina Tosi, a member of our Board of Directors who is also the owner of Momofuku Milk Bar and a judge of Master Chef, and Karlie Kloss, a Good Cookie supporter and supermodel. The visit to the 9th floor of Memorial Sloan Kettering included meeting nurses, doctors, and families. . .all while delivering cookies to the kids who inspire us daily

 

We always say these are the kids who inspire us. . .and this experience only amplified that sentiment. 

Read below to hear about what the experience meant to each team member.

“Though it wasn’t my first visit to Sloan Kettering or the 9th floor pediatric day hospital, I had not been in nearly 4 ½ years and definitely came in with fresh eyes. This time I noticed how every inch of the floors, walls, and ceilings were designed with kids in mind. I also noticed how energetic every member of the staff was – even late in the day. They all work tirelessly to create a happy, engaging atmosphere for kids and families who would rather be just about anywhere else. The tour reminded me how important every person is who is part of the mission to help kids battling cancer. We’re fighting for kids to be able to simply be kids.” — Emily Fowler, Executive Director

“There were many moments being on the 9th floor of Memorial Sloan Kettering that will stay with me for a long time. Like the way hours and hours went by without anyone noticing. The way so many people in the halls seemed to be smiling when it seemed like they should’ve only been sad. The moment that has stuck with me each day since though, was the moment we met Lena. Lena had been cancer free for a couple of years until a recent discovery of the cancer returning. Lena is the face and the name of who I work to support each day. Meeting kids battling cancer— talking to them, listening to them— it reminded me to keep going— to keep believing that the work Cookies is doing is working.” — Nicole Fiehler, Business Support and Donor Relations

“The visit left me with an even greater sense of purpose in why our work is so important and how there is still so much more to be done.” — Stephanie Chin, Director of Special Events and Development

“The majority of the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer team has a personal connection to childhood cancer but had never visited a pediatric cancer floor before. The innocence of the children stood out to me most – even while battling cancer, they did it with smiles on their faces and positive attitudes. Each making the best they could out of the hospital stay. I think about these smiles and work with more passion than ever to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. These children need us.” — Jamie Gentry, Corporate Relations and Special Events

“Prior to going to MSKCC, I felt I had to mentally prepare myself for all the sadness I would feel while walking those halls. To my surprise, sadness was the last thing I felt. I witnessed more smiles and laughter and most of all, hope! For some of those families, a glimpse of hope is all they have. I strongly believe that our work here at Cookies for Kids’ Cancer gives those families hope; even if it’s an ounce of hope, all the hard work is totally worth that and much more!” — Amanda Troya, Finance

“From the moment I walked through the doors, it was quickly apparent how every single person at MSKCC becomes part of a child and their families lives. From the security guard who greets you, to the person who runs the cafeteria, the pharmacist who prepares the needed drugs to the world renowned doctor who saves lives every single day, these people become part of a families story every day.” — Michelle Riddle, Supporter Relations

 

 

 

ASICS Joins Cookies For Kids’ Cancer this September

Filed under: Uncategorized — The Good Cookies @ 5:00 am August 1, 2015

For the third year in a row, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is excited to be partnering with ASICS in bringing awareness to childhood cancer. Show your support for children battling cancer everywhere and purchase your ASICS today! See below for the official press release.

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Portion of Sales Proceeds to Benefit Pediatric, Breast and Prostate Cancer Education and Research

Irvine, CA – July 30, 2015 – ASICS America Corporation is proud to announce its continued support of cancer research through the ASICS Accelerate Hope™ collection. Now in its fourth year, a portion of the proceeds from the sales of the collection will support three leading education and cancer research organizations: Cookies for Kids’ CancerRight Action for Women, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

“ASICS America is incredibly proud to partner with these three amazing organizations and admire the work they do to raise awareness, education and aid in the fight against cancer,” said Shannon Scott, ASICS America Corporation Senior Director of Marketing. “Supporting the mission of these organizations through our Accelerate Hope collection is something that we are deeply passionate about.”

The Accelerate Hope™ collection offers a wide variety of vibrant products for men, women and children, including performance gear, t-shirts, socks and accessories. Each partner has a dedicated footwear line for men, women and children with patterns and colors that are inspired by each of the organizations. Each footwear item in the collection comes in a customized box and the apparel and accessories line each have a dedicated hang tag. New this year, the entire line will be available starting August 1, 2015 at www.asicsamerica.com and various sports specialty retailers.

ASICS America has expanded its commitment to raising funds for each of the charity partners with a guaranteed donation of $10 per pair of footwear sold, $2 for each apparel item and $1 for each accessory purchased within the designated time frame with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000 per organization, up to $150,000.

From September through November, ASICS America will focus on each of the various charity partners each month, including:

ASICSSeptember: Childhood Cancer Awareness with Cookies for Kids’ Cancer: Committed to raising funds for research to develop new, improved treatments for pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of children in the United States, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer raises funds through community events across the country. To show support for the cause, ASICS America is launching its third annual product collection for men, women and children during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September 2015.

October: Breast Cancer Awareness with Christina Applegate’s Right Action for Women (RAW): For the fourth consecutive year, ASICS America will launch a specialty collection of footwear and apparel to benefit Christina Applegate’s initiative, Right Action for Women. This charitable program provides support for women who are at an increased risk of breast cancer and helps to reduce financial barriers many women face when accessing advanced breast screenings.

November: Prostate Cancer Awareness with the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF): Utilizing unique strategies for identifying and investing in the most innovative and results-driven research programs, PCF has generated life-saving results in the fight against prostate cancer. In the past five years, research supported by the Foundation has helped deliver six new FDA-approved medicines for patients with advanced disease. ASICS America will support the cause with a bold, bright blue product collection in November 2015.

To hear personal testimonials and see inspiring photos from those who have benefited from the support of these organizations, please visit ASICS America’s dedicated webpage: http://www.asicsamerica.com/accelerate-hope

For more information on ASICS America, please visit: www.asicsamerica.com

Follow ASICS America on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for exclusive content and real-time news around ASICS products, events, and elite athletes.

About ASICS

Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, meaning “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body,” is an old Latin phrase from which ASICS is derived and the fundamental platform on which the brand still stands. The company was founded more than 60 years ago by Kihachiro Onitsuka and is now a leading designer and manufacturer of performance athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit www.asics.com.

 

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