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September: National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

This month is as good as any to learn more about how you can help in the battle against pediatric cancer!  Here are a few tidbits of information taken from our fact page about childhood cancers:

Cancer kills more kids than AIDS, asthma, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and muscular dystrophy COMBINED.

The incidence of childhood cancer increased 33% between 1975 and 2001.

Sarcomas are cancers of connective tissue (bone, muscle, fat, cartilage, some soft tissue).

There are over 50 types of pediatric sarcomas; they account for 20% of all pediatric cancers.

99% of all sarcomas occur in children.

To help make a difference in the lives of childhood battling cancer, please help us to spread the word.  Ask your friends, family, and co-workers to read our blog, subscribe to our newsletter, watch our videos, follow our tweets, attend our events, and/or donate online.  Do good; feel good.  Help us raise awareness this month and join us to celebrate your hard work on Sunday, October 11.

Seany’s Story Headlines in the SD Union Tribune

Check out The Seany Foudation in the San Diego Union Tribune today:

Abrams Trainee’s Earnings to Benefit Cancer Foundation (That’s us!)

Also seen in The Racing Edition and UnusualHeat.com

New Soldier In War On Cancer: The Blind Mole Rat

One of the many reasons The Seany Foundation loves the naked mole rat: New Soldier in War on Cancer.

Facts:

  • The naked mole rat is blind and hairless (muy guapo!)

  • The naked mole rat is the only mammal that does not get cancer.

  • The naked mole rat was Sean’s favorite animal (even before he knew they were cancer-free).

  • You can see them on exhibit at the World-Famous San Diego Zoo.  Look for them tucked away in the corner of the Children’s Zoo.

Everything Is Possible Celebration 2009 Tickets Now on Sale

Well, it’s right around the corner.  Sunday, October 11 from 5pm-8pm, The Seany Foundation proudly presents the 2nd annual Everything Is Possible Celebration at the San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park!

Yes, it’s a big party to celebrate (and fundraise for) all of the positive work that is being done to help combat pediatric cancer.  We’re hosting the bar, and our beloved Jeffrey Strauss from Pamplemousse Grille will be dishing out gourmet hors d’oeurves and desserts.  Come enjoy live music, an opportunity drawing, and our silent/live auctions while you mingle with the philanthropists and who’s whos of San Diego.  You’ll also find out more about our community projects and how you can help improve the lives of local kids who are battling pediatric cancer.  Feel free to invite your friends and make an evening of it.

Tickets are $125 each.  Proceeds benefit The Seany Foundation.

Dress is cocktail attire.  To reserve your tickets, please email [email protected] or call 858-551-5885.

Now Playing: Seany Public Service Announcement

Tune in to the newest PSA from The Seany Foundation: