WINNING WITH WYATT DONATES $101,000 TO THE BRAIN TUMOR PROGRAM AT
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
To date Winning With Wyatt has donated more than $325,000 to support pediatric brain tumor research
CHICAGO, November 1, 2019 – Winning With Wyatt has announced a $101,000 donation to the Brain Tumor Program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital. The funds were raised by the generous contributions made through Winning With Wyatt’s summer fundraising efforts, including the third annual Winning With Wyatt Golf Scramble & Cocktail Reception.
”On behalf of the Winning With Wyatt foundation and it’s many supporters, it’s my honor to present the 2019 donation of $101,000 to the Brain Tumor Program,” said Kim and Dan Hare, founders of Winning With Wyatt. “There is world-class pediatric brain tumor research being conducted through this program and across the research community that desperately needs funding to improve treatment and ultimately find a cure for pediatric brain tumors.”
Lurie Children’s Brain Tumor Center offers highly specialized, state-of the-art care for children with brain tumors, the most common solid tumor diagnosed in children. The center is designed specifically to treat children with brain and central nervous system tumors.
About Winning With Wyatt
Winning With Wyatt supports pediatric brain tumor research at leading institutions to find a cure for the disease that is the leading cause of cancer deaths in children. The foundation is also dedicated to building awareness of the impact brain tumors have on children and advocating for more advanced treatment. To date, the foundation has donated more than $325,000 for brain tumor research and is part of the Advisory Council for The Children Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium (CBTTC), a collaborative childhood brain tumor research program. Winning With Wyatt was established after a child, family and community experienced the impact of pediatric brain tumors in multiple children, including Wyatt. For more information about Winning With Wyatt, visit winningwithwyatt.org.
About Lurie Children’s
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is ranked as the top pediatric hospital in Illinois, and #10 in the U.S. in the U.S. News & World Report 2018-2019 Honor Roll rankings. Lurie Children’s provides superior pediatric care in a state-of-the-art hospital that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, family-friendly design and research through the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute. The main hospital is located in downtown Chicago on the campus of its academic partner, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Lurie Children’s has a network of 13 outpatient centers and 15 partner hospitals, providing top pediatric care across the greater Chicago area. As a nonprofit hospital, Lurie Children’s relies on philanthropic support to care for nearly 213,000 children each year. Learn more at luriechildrens.org.
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