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Show Your Gold For Cancer Awareness Month

by The Next Family September 25, 2015

By Brandy Black

We are coming up on the end of September which is also Cancer Awareness Month.  It is a reminder that there are little warriors out there that need our support.  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is focusing on raising funds and awareness on this very important issue.  Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped the overall push of cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since they opened 50 years ago. Think of the difference, they and we can make!  There is a very special writer of The Next Family, Kelly Enders-Tharp , who has a son fighting the battle with cancer.  Their family is very important to us and this issue of pediatric cancer is one we need to win and fast!  In support of Kelly and her family and all of the other children out there, we created this video as a family.  Please consider doing something to help Show Your Gold. Let’s show these kids that they are invincible!

Here are some ways you can help:

Please #Show Your Gold
Here’s how you can get involved:

Donate/Support St Jude Children’s Research Hospital: https://www.stjude.org/september

Support Sawyer and wish him a Happy Birthday: https://www.facebook.com/sawyerswarriors2015

3 Easy Ways to Join Our Movement and Support These Little Warriors at St. Jude in the Big Fight Against Childhood Cancer!
1) Dedicate Your Profile Pic
Spread awareness by dedicating your social profile pics starting in September. To make your profile go gold, please visit www.stjude.org/showyourgold

2) #ShowYourGold on Social Media
Show off that new gold shirt or tie, break out those gold pom poms, or bake cupcakes with gold frosting. However you want to #ShowYourGold snap a pic and share it. Remember to include #ShowYourGold in your post and tag @StJude on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

3) Share the Message
Share your support for the kids of St. Jude. Post, tweet, ‘gram and pin to let your friends know why St. Jude and Childhood Cancer Awareness are important to you – and how they can get involved too.

Twitter: www.twitter.com/StJude
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StJude
Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/mystjude
Google+: www.plus.google.com/+stjude
Instagram: https://instagram.com/stjude/

 

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