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The mission of Kellsie’s Hope Foundation Inc., is to lighten the load of families that have children suffering from cancer by offering support for trips and gifts that might otherwise be unattainable to a child with cancer, as well as raising money and spreading awareness for childhood cancer research. Is this email not displaying correctly?
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Maurice's Surprise

Maurice is grateful for every day he is alive as he continues his battle with Osteosarcoma.  At 26 years old, Maurice was humbled that Kellsie's Hope Foundation approached him about a wish.  When asked, Maurice shared he didn’t have a wish but felt a gift card to Walmart or Target would be helpful. Kellsie’s Hope Foundation was happy to surprise Maurice with $500 gift cards to both Walmart and Target.  Through his tears, Maurice expressed his appreciation. 

Thank you to everyone who has donated to Kellsie's Hope Foundation!  Your contribution helped give Maurice the opportunity to enjoy shopping and forget about his cancer.  

 

Rolland's Gaming Smile

Kellsie’s Hope was able to give 11 year old Rolland a reason to smile on a day that cancer was causing him to hurt. Rolland was diagnosed with undifferentiated carcinoma of the thymus and was fighting a battle that no child should have to endure. Kellsie's Hope Foundation helped Rolland put cancer away for a brief moment when his wish for a gaming computer was granted.  

We are sad to share that Rolland passed away. Our deepest condolences to Rolland's friends and family at this difficult time. 
 
Your continued support helps brings smiles to kids who are fighting the most important battle of their young lives, the battle of Childhood Cancer.  It is Kellsie’s Hope Foundation’s mission to help kids and their families forget about their cancer, even for a brief moment, and to put a smile on their face.  


Heinze's Branson Vacation

At only 9 years old, Heinze has spent more time in a hospital than most people do in a lifetime. Heinze spends at least 2 days a week at Children's Hospital receiving cancer treatments, which doesn't allow him and his family time for fun. Kellsie’s Hope Foundation sent Heinze and his family of 7 to Branson for a much needed break and a chance to create some fun memories. Heinze and his parents speak very little English, but that didn't stop the wish from moving forward.  Kellsie’s Hope was able to find a bilingual limo driver who was with Heinze’s family for their entire trip.  They were given the complete Branson experience including Silver Dollar City, The Dixie Stampede, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, riding the Ducks, go-carts and shopping at Branson’s Landing.  Heinze and his brother made a car at Ride Makerz while his sister made a bear at Build A Bear.  They were also able to enjoy “throwed rolls” at Lambert’s Café.  

Your support of Kellsie’s Hope gave Heinze and his family the opportunity to leave cancer at home for a few days and have some fun making lasting memories!!

     


Valentine's Day Hearts

Children on the oncology floors and in the clinics at Children's Hospital, SSM Cardinal Glennon and Mercy had a reason to smile on Valentine's Day.  Kellsie's Hope Foundation delivered Valentine treats and gift cards to brighten their day and to remind them there is hope.  

Kellsie's Hope Foundation would like to thank you for helping provide those smiles. From our hearts to yours, we appreciate all you do to support Kellsie's Hope!
 


 

       
Running for Hope

The Kellsie’s Hope Foundation has been fortunate to participate in runDisney races since 2012.  Since then, more than 300 runners from almost every state in the United States and five different countries have raised over $325,000.00 to promote childhood cancer awareness and grant wishes for children with cancer and their families.  Our runners are proudly referred to as "Kellsie's Krew".  

Thank you to the 54 runners that are part of "Kellsie's Krew" running the 2018 Disney Princess Half Marathon.  We wish you luck!

If you would like more information about future races or to learn how you can be a part of "Kellsie's Krew", please click on the Disney Princess Half Marathon picture.  

Thank You

Thank you for supporting Kellsie's Hope Foundation.  Kellsie's Hope Foundation is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 45-2623772.

Gail Marchbanks - Director
Kellsie's Hope Foundation

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Love to run? Want to raise money for a great cause? Kellsie's Hope is an approved charity through runDisney. We hope you can join us at one of our upcoming runDisney events! 



2018

February 22-25: Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend (Disneyworld)

April 19- 22: Star Wars Half Marathon (Disneyworld)


November 1-4: Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon weekend (Disneyworld)

2019


January 9-13:  Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend (Disneyworld)
 
Not a runner? You can also become a Kellsie’s Krew supporter by donating to help one of our runners reach their goal!
 
Find out more information about these upcoming races right here and register today!