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Kids 4 Hope: Donate at Your Local Store

Tina Ho


Mar 28th, 2017


For nearly a century, City of Hope has been a model for scientific discovery and compassionate care for those facing cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. 

From Wednesday, March 29, through Tuesday, April 18, 2017, you can donate at the register at Southern California Albertsons stores to help support pediatric research, treatment and education programs at City of Hope.

John Cloer was just shy of his third birthday when he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Today, at age 15, he’s cancer-free and thriving. “Without City of Hope’s amazing and caring doctors and nurses, we could have lost John, ” says Bill Cloer, John’s dad.

“Being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in 2011, at the age of 8, was a lot to take in. Being this young, I didn’t want to die because of all the ambitions I had in life to fulfill. Through City of Hope’s treatment, doctors and nurses to help me throughout my entire journey, as well as of course, my parents, friends and siblings, I was able to make it out alive and healthier than ever. Before being diagnosed I wanted to be president, but after going through this obstacle in my life, I realized that I want to give back and become a pediatric oncologist so that I can truly empathize with each and every patient. ” – Anya Shah

You can help kids like John and Anya by donating at your local Southern California Albertsons at checkout from Wednesday, March 29, to Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Your donations will support pediatric research, treatment and education programs at City of Hope.

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