Participant 1043761

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Sophia Z.

helped to cure childhood cancers!

Jan 26, 2020 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event: Chiaravalle Kids Conquer Kids' Cancer

At: Chiaravalle Montessori School

425 Dempster St., Evanston, IL US

Conquer Childhood Cancers

Fundraising

$3,265Raised

$3,000 Goal

$3,000 Goal

(888) 899-2253

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Participant 1043761

Participant 1043761

Every 2 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer. Help me fund the research that will save their lives!

Fundraising

$3,265Raised

$3,000 Goal

$3,000 Goal

(888) 899-2253

Download Donation Form

Participant 1043761

National Partners

I helped to raise money for childhood cancer research with: Team CKCKC

Jan 26, 2020 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event: Chiaravalle Kids Conquer Kids' Cancer

At: Chiaravalle Montessori School

425 Dempster St., Evanston, IL US

I helped to raise money for childhood cancer research with: Team CKCKC

My name is Sophia and I was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor on January 20, 2015. I have undergone 3 chemo regimens, 3 brain surgeries, precocious puberty and have low vision. And I am here!

Last year, I was very scared to cut my hair. You see, I was just two and a half when my tumor was discovered so I had yet to have a haircut. My parents decided not to push it, as the idea struck terror in me. The doctors said my hair would fall out but, for some odd reason, it never did.

But I was BRAVE and I DID IT! I cut off over a foot of my hair and You donated nearly $9,000, helping our Team raise nearly $75,000 - WOW! Since then, I have done all kinds of new things, including riding a two wheeler and taking first grade by storm. 

This year, I need to let my hair grow out a bit but I am once again honored to be Team CKCKC's Flair Coordinator. I have designed a special 2020 CKCKC bracelet that you can purchase at our January 26th event.

I have so many friends at the hospital and we all deserve better. Fifty percent of children with brain and spinal cord tumors do not get the chance I have been given. I don't want to say goodbye to any more of my dear friends. Research is the only thing that can help us!

We need your help! Will you make a donation? It will help me be brave and help all my friends!

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  • Volunteer

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St. Baldrick’s Honored Kids

Kids with cancer are our reason for it all. They’re the inspiration behind our event and the reason we’re helping fund childhood cancer research. We believe all kids should be able to grow up and turn their dreams into realities. Join our event or make a donation, and click the photos below to read their incredible stories.

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