FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Some staff members and patients at Lutheran Children’s Hospital and their families threw and took some pies to the face Wednesday to promote a program aimed at fighting childhood cancer.
The Whipping Childhood Cancer Challenge event welcomed anyone who has been touched by cancer. It was organized to show support for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which takes place every September and to raise money in a fun way.
Statistics indicate that 46 children are diagnosed with cancer every day and one in 285 kids will be diagnosed with cancer before they turn 18. Cancer is also the leading cause of death by disease in adolescents in the United States.
To learn more about the the #WhippingChildhoodCancer Challenge, click here.