SARASOTA, Fla. – The Team Tony Cancer Foundation, a Sarasota-based nonprofit organization that provides free peer-to-peer cancer support and resources to cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers in the local community, is hosting a childhood cancer awareness open house at its Sarasota-based Cancer Connection Center at 3562 S. Osprey Ave. in suite c from 2 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15.
Sponsored by Ken Hoskinson Jr. of Hembree & Associates, the complimentary open house will feature 13 participating organizations, including 1Voice Foundation, 21st Century Oncology, Andrea Feldmar, Chick-fil-A, Faces of Courage, Kinsley Cookie Cart, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Music Compound, S.O.L.E., Sugar, SunCoast Blood Bank, The Payton Wright Foundation and Tidewell Hospice. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about each organization and participate in family-friendly fun with raffles and various prizes.
Event attendees are asked to park in Fifth Third Bank’s lot located in the Paradise Plaza at 3823 S. Osprey Ave. A trolley service will transport attendees to the Cancer Connection Center.
The nonprofit’s Cancer Connection Center is a coffee-shop-style concept that provides a safe, warm, supportive and welcoming environment designed to deliver peer-to-peer support, create a sense of belonging and provide free resources and educational opportunities to enhance the well-being of those impacted by cancer.
For more information, call 941-227-4404 or visit www.TeamTony.org.
About Team Tony Cancer Foundation
A 16-year brain cancer survivor and an avid cyclist, Tony McEachern’s vision of creating a peer-to-peer cancer support foundation became a reality in 2010 when the Team Tony Cancer Foundation officially launched. Located in Sarasota, Fla., the nonprofit’s mission is to provide free peer-to-peer cancer support and resources to cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers in the community. To date in 2018, the Team Tony Cancer Foundation has already provided more than $25,000 in gas cards, flights, and other items related to diagnosis to cancer fighters in Florida’s Suncoast area. To learn more about Team Tony, visit www.TeamTony.org.