Aaron Rodgers 12 Days of Christmas campaign continues tradition of giving back for 6th year
“The MACC Fund is so grateful to be part of this 6th annual ’Aaron Rodgers 12 Days of Christmas‘ sponsored by Kohl’s Cares and created by USA Today Network Wisconsin,” Jon McGlocklin, President and Co-Founder of the MACC Fund said. “This unique program bringing together our good friend and benefactor, Aaron Rodgers, and two great home-grown corporate citizens in Kohl’s Cares and the USA Today Network Wisconsin, which truly is a ‘Trifecta of Hope’ for children battling cancer and blood disorders. Thanks to all of the generous people who shopped at Kohl’s Cares for their special ‘Gift of Hope’.”
Running from December 1st – 12th, 2017, the 6th annual Aaron Rodgers’ 12 Days of Christmas again featured 12 children from across Wisconsin who were treated in the MACC Fund Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Children’s Hospital is one of the beneficiaries of MACC Fund support. This year’s children ranged from ages five to sixteen years old. Daijah, Ryan, Zachary, Athena, Hana, Alexis, Kimberly, Liam, Noah, Matthew, Kaila, and Hayley are featured in full-page ads within the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,the Green Bay Press-Gazette, The Post-Crescent in Appleton, the Fond du Lac Reporter, the Oshkosh Northwestern, the Sheboygan Press, and the Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter.
Each ad showcases a piece of the child’s story and how the MACC Fund has helped extend their life expectancy. Online, each child had their moment to shine as the main feature on one of the twelve days, corresponding with their print ad. The website profile also includes video interviews with each child’s parent, where they recount their heartwarming story of how their lives were positively changed through the care provided in the MACC Fund Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Through this program, Kohl’s Cares has generously donated $100,000 to the MACC Fund. Thanks to the donation from Kohl’s Cares, the MACC Fund will give even more support to childhood cancer and blood disorders research in Wisconsin, helping children throughout the state, nation and the world. Thanks to these efforts, we’re a little closer to a cure. And thanks to all who support, so that we can help to give a child the “gift of hope”.
About the MACC Fund
Since its inception in 1976, the MACC Fund has contributed more than $62 million for pediatric cancer and blood disorders research for diseases like aplastic anemia and sickle cell. MACC Fund supported research in Wisconsin benefits the treatment for children throughout the state, the nation and the world playing an important role in helping the overall cure rate for childhood cancer rise from 20% to 80% over the past 40 years. The MACC Fund supports research at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the MACC Fund Research Center, in the MACC Fund Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and in the University of Wisconsin’s Carbone Cancer Center MACC Fund Childhood Cancer Research Wing. The MACC Fund believes that every child deserves a fighting chance. Learn more at www.maccfund.org.
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