Farm Walk for Childhood Cancer Awareness
OCO is holding its first annual “Farm Walk for Childhood Cancer Awareness” to be held at Tanaka Farms on Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26, 2015.
The event will be short, mile walk around the farm with 10 or so fruit/vegetable sampling stations.
These stations will be staffed by various “childhood cancer” organizations. That will pass out the produce samples, provide information about the cancer fighting benefits of the product and promote their organization.
This will be a fun event for participants!
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Each year in Orange County over 100 children are newly diagnosed with some form of cancer. Combined with children already undergoing treatment, hundreds of families share a common challenge as they are all dealing with stresses that are unimaginable to people who have never been touched by childhood cancer. Medical, financial, emotional, and social hardships can be overwhelming for patients, parents and siblings during treatment. With this in mind, the Orange County Foundation for Oncology Children and Families (OCF-OCF) provides support activities, free of charge, to pediatric cancer patients and their families who live or receive treatment in Orange County.