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TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation is excited to announce the 2nd Annual $25,000 TeamConnor DFW Community Choice Grant.  TeamConnor is committed to raising awareness of childhood cancer, funding cutting-edge research, and supporting patient programs.  We are proud to have awarded over $2 million in funding over the last nine years.  

 Voting will take place September 1 – 30, 2017, in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  The $25,000 TeamConnor DFW Community Choice Grant will be issued to the area hospital that receives the largest number of votes during the month of September.

2017 TeamConnor DFW Community Choice Grant Submission Guidelines

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Rules

Each vote is $1 to encourage fair voting practices amongst the institutions.

All donations collected during voting will be added to the winner’s total grant.  For example, if there are 5,000 votes, the winner will receive a total award of $30,000.

Individuals may vote more than once and each vote will be counted.

Voting will end promptly at 11:59 PM on September 30th.

The votes will be tallied and the winner will be announced by 5 PM on October 2, 2017.

TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Each donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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Building awareness of childhood cancer is critical to funding and finding a cure. To help, please consider sharing teamconnor.org on your Facebook.

Today, 46 children will be diagnosed with cancer.  Seven will lose their battle..

Did you know September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!.

Every day in America, approximately 46 children are diagnosed with cancer..

Childhood cancer does not discriminate, sparing no ethnic group, socio-economic class, or geographic region..

Rhabdomyosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma in children, accounting for about 3% of childhood cancers..

On average, 1 in every 4 elementary schools has a child with cancer. .

About one-third of childhood cancers are leukemias..

Childhood cancer survival rates in the United States have increased from less than 20% in the 1960s to almost 80% today..

Cancer kills more children each year than Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, and Pediatric AIDS combined. .

Childhood cancer is not one disease entity, but rather a spectrum of different malignancies. Cancers found in children are biologically different from those seen in adults. .

1 in 300 children will develop cancer before age 20. .

Neuroblastoma is the most common extra cranial solid tumor cancer in children. .

Today, up to 75% of the children with cancer can be cured, yet, some forms of childhood cancers have proven so resistant to treatment that, in spite of research, a cure is illusive..

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