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Fox Chase Cancer Center Hosts Annual Paws for the Cause Charity Dog Walk

All dogs and puppies are encouraged to register for the event

Lindsay Fullerton and her friend Schuykill

Lindsay Fullerton and Schuykill

PHILADELPHIA (October 9, 2012)—Come join Lindsay Fullerton, 12-year-old cancer advocate, and her dog pal Schuylkill at Fox Chase Cancer Center’s annual charity dog walk—Paws for the Cause—as they walk to raise funds to support the effort to prevail over cancer. The event takes place Sunday, October 21, at 10:30 a.m. (registration at 9:30 a.m.) on Fox Chase’s Northeast Philadelphia campus (333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia). Participants will enjoy a one-mile walk with their dogs around the Center grounds, as well as contests, prizes, giveaways, and shopping as local vendors showcase their wares.

“When I heard about Paws for the Cause, I knew I wanted to get involved as an ambassador for the people I love who have been affected by cancer,” Lindsay said.

Registration for this year’s Paws for the Cause event will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 21, and the walk will begin at 10:30 a.m. For a $25 registration fee ($30 on-site), participants will receive one T-shirt and doggie bag filled with great treats. Participants can also pick up freebies from one of the many vendors that will be at the walk.   

For more information and to register, visit www.foxchase.org/events/paws. To sponsor Lindsay Fullerton and Schuylkill, click on “Sponsor a Participant” on the event’s registration site and search Lindsay’s name.

Sponsors of this year’s event include: Q102; Harris Camden Terminal Equipment, Inc.; Suntrans International Inc.; Sautter Crane Rental; Metropolitan Vet; Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center; and Thackray Crane Rental, Inc.


Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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