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September 2019 Events

For the LOVE OF GOLD and our precious children,

we are Painting the Town Gold once again to bring awareness to childhood cancer in the Inland Northwest.

Join us and our generous 2019 partners during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month … because kids can’t fight cancer alone!

ALL MONTH

PF Chang’s – PF Chang’s Downtown Spokane – Paint the Terracotta Warrior Horse Gold!

August 27th 2019 Barista for a Day at Wake up Call

August 29th 2019 Wake up Call promotion: $2 for 20 oz beverage or smaller with $1 going to ACCOIN (until 2 pm)

September 6th 2019 East Spokane Kiwanis Golf Classic

September 7th 2019 Gregory Hall Memorial 5k Colville, WA

September 17th Hope is Golden Luncheon 12-1pm (Silent Auction starts 11:30) at Centennial Hotel (formerly Hotel RL) R.S.V.P by September 9th (office@accoinlandnw.org)

September 24th 2019 Candlelight Vigil at the Glover Mansion 6-8pm


Why Paint the Town Gold?

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The Gold Ribbon is the international symbol for childhood cancer. In honor of every child who has ever been diagnosed with childhood cancer, we would like your help to “Paint the Town Gold” in order to bring awareness to this disease. By working together, we can make an impact on the local community by becoming successful childhood cancer advocates through the promotion of the color gold!

Gold ribbon awareness pins available.

 

CHILDHOOD CANCER STATISTICS

  • Childhood Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children under the age of 15 in the US.
  • Worldwide, more than 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year.
  • In the US, among children from birth to age 19, more than 15,780 cases of cancer are diagnosed each year.
  • Every 40 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer in the US.
  • The most common type of cancer in children is Leukemia.
  • One in 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they are 20 years old.

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