The Kisses For Kyle Foundation is “going gold” this September with a variety of high-profile events throughout the Delaware Valley to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Month. The non-profit, which helps families battle childhood cancer by assisting those facing financial emergencies and hardships, will team up with The Philadelphia Phillies and Union for several initiatives including “Go Gold” games. The Phillies Childhood Cancer Awareness Game will be held on Saturday, September 16.Tickets are only $20 (regularly $53 and under) and includes a limited edition #PhilliesGoGold hat in support of childhood cancer (limited to first 500 ticket purchases).
The next Saturday, the Philadelphia Union will be hosting their Pediatric Cancer Awareness Game on Saturday, September 23. During this epic game at Talen Energy Stadium, the entire stadium will go gold to support childhood cancer awareness month and tickets are just $27. In addition to Philadelphia’s professional sports teams supporting childhood cancer month, various regional high schools and colleges are also “going gold” in September with their athletic teams including: Rutgers, Drexel University, Newman University, Bensalem High School and many more will be announced. “It is a distinct honor to receive the tremendous support of our community to help us assist hundreds of local families in need in memory of my precious son Kyle,” said Sharon Snyder, president and founder of Kisses for Kyle. For more information about Kisses For Kyle and/or to purchase tickets to any of the events, visit http://www.kissesforkyle.org.
Kisses For Kyle Kisses For Kyle is a 501(c )(3) nonprofit organization entering its 16th year helping families throughout the Philadelphia region whose children are battling childhood cancer. It has paid several thousand bills over the years to help with financial emergencies and hardships. Additionally, it assists families by providing help unique to each family’s ever changing needs. This ranges from flying a family out to be with a loved one during their final hours and funeral service, finding help to repair several thousands of dollars in car repairs, replacing appliances when they have broken down, to countless other specific immediate needs. Additionally the foundation brings families together throughout the year to look forward to special occasions with other individuals going through a similar battle.