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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, May 11, 2012

Kidz for a Cure Toy Sale and Fundraiser This Saturday

Cancer Center of Santa Barbara Fundraiser Benefits Pediatric Cancer Research

Help support pediatric cancer research at the 5th Annual Kidz for a Cure toy sale and celebration fundraiser on Saturday, May 12th.


Kidz for a Cure was spearheaded in 2008 by then eight-year-old entrepreneur Madison Lewandowski who wanted to help find a cure for pediatric cancer while showing her young peers the magic of philanthropy.

Support Cancer Center of Santa Barbara’s Pediatric Oncology Research Fund* by purchasing gently-used, clean, working toys, games, electronics, videos/DVDs and books at the Kidz for a Cure toy sale and fundraiser. Come by to support this cause while joining in the celebration with face painting, musical entertainment by the NEWCATS and Cut-Time, crafts, a bounce house, fantastic silent auction and raffle items, Robo the Clown, and appearances by character look-alikes such as Rapunzel, Jasmine, & Captain Jack Sparrow.

*Cancer Center of Santa Barbara provides a yearly grant from this fund to support Cottage Hospital’s pediatric oncology research program .

Date: Saturday, May 12th

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location: Adams Elementary School, 2701 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara

For more information, please call Cancer Center of Santa Barbara at (805) 898-2116 or email events@ccsb.org.

The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara is an independent, not-for-profit corporation, providing state-of-the-art cancer treatment. Since 1949, through the charitable giving of families and foundations, the Cancer Center has stayed in the vanguard of comprehensive, non-surgical, outpatient cancer care. By retaining highly trained and devoted medical personnel, acquiring the latest technology and protocols, and integrating patient support and wellness programs, the Cancer Center treats those on the journey to live with, through, and beyond cancer.

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