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Chris McElwee of Fort Washington started the non-profit Michael's Way in 1996 for his brother Michael who died at the age of 25 after losing his battle with leukemia. (credit: Michaels Way)

Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Among 4 Finalists For Major Award

KYW’s John McDevitt reports a Philadelphia-based charity is among the finalists and needs your help to win.

10/11/2014

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Philadelphia Area Children’s Charity Nominated For Major Award

Three other charities are in the running for the award, but Chris says Michael’s Way stands out because 100% of the donations received go directly to cancer patients.

10/08/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

Alex’s Million Mile

In an effort to raise the profile of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation will go the distance this September, launching Alex’s Million Mile – Run. Walk. Ride.

08/13/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

A Tribute To Hope Bertelsen

On Sunday, Hope, one of the young people we’ve come to know through the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for pediatric cancer, died from complications of her cancer, with her family around her.

06/16/2014

(credit: CBS 3)

CBS 3 Hosts Annual A Stand For Hope Phone Bank

CBS 3 and the CW Philly once again hosts a day of fundraising for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

06/05/2014

(Jeff Kahn Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Super Scoop Ice Cream Festival Open All Weekend At Penn’s Landing

Fourteen years ago, Jeff Kahn (photo) started the ice cream festival in memory of his son Josh who died of pediatric cancer.

06/30/2012

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Retinoblastoma

Most people have never heard of it but retinoblastoma is a rare cancer that forms in the eyes of babies and young children.

05/24/2012

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