✔ To raise public awareness regarding pediatric brain cancer through education and advocacy
✔ To raise funds for pediatric brain cancer research in the hopes of saving the lives of other children in the future
✔ To provide scholarships to local area school students for outstanding achievements
Quick Facts: Pediatric Brain Tumors have surpassed leukemia as the leading cause of cancer related deaths in children. Approximately 3,140 children under the age of 20 are diagnosed with primary brain tumors; of that number approximately, 2000 of these children are ages 16 and under. Science has yet to discover the causes of these primary brain tumors, however, current research is being focused on both genetic and environmental factors.