PHILADELPHIA (September 11, 2018) – Fox Chase Cancer Center will host its 19th annual Paws for the Cause dog walk on Sunday, October 21, 2018, from 9:00 am to 12 pm. This one-mile walk around Fox Chase Cancer Center’s main campus is a fundraiser for pancreatic cancer research and the postdoctoral research program. Participants will enjoy a variety of vendors, professional pet photos, animal rescue organizations, entertainment, refreshments, contests, and prizes. Since its first year, Paws for the Cause has raised more than $400,000.
Dawn Timmeney of Fox 29 News will return for her sixth year as emcee, joined by her dog Finley. Tracy Gatto, who was successfully treated for breast cancer at Fox Chase, will serve as the Patient Ambassador for 2018, along with her dog Brody. Tracy and Brody have participated in Paws for the Cause for the past six years, competing regularly for top fundraising honors.
The event will take place at Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue in Philadelphia. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk kicks off at 10:45 am. Participants who raise more than $250 will receive a signature t-shirt.
For more information and to register, visit foxchase.org/paws
The Fox Chase Board of Associates organizes Paws for the Cause, and is grateful to all supporters. Sponsors of this year’s event include our generous Title Sponsor West Pharmaceutical Services as well as our Champion Sponsor, American Heritage Federal Credit Union.