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Fighting Childhood Cancer

Wisconsin Lions to raise $50,000

The new initiative for 2023-2024 is to raise $100 from each Lions Club in the State of Wisconsin for Childhood Cancer Support for families burdened with the task of supporting a child with cancer.  Lions plan to help families with everyday expenses such as gas for trips to the hospital and motel bills for overnight stays plus other expenses a family might encounter. 

Here's how to give.

Checks should be made out to: Wisconsin Lions with ‘Childhood Cancer’ in the memo.

So please help and give what you and your club can.

Mail your donations to: Wisconsin Lions, 3834 County Road A, Rosholt, WI 54473

We have done it before!

LCIF funded a $100,000 matching grant to help us purchase a Flow Cytometer which will be placed at Wisconsin Children's Hospital.

YES - We did it!

 

The Lions of Wisconsin were asked to raise the remaining $100,000 to make this a reality. As many clubs are searching for a way to impact childhood cancer, the timing couldn’t be better.

Since this began, we have added a second Flow Cytometer to the American Family Children's Hospital in Madison.

Here are three news stories from Madison TV stations celebrating the placement of the second unit in the state.

Channel 15      Spectrum News 1      Chanel 3000

And in late 2020 we began working on a third grant for a unit in Marshfield.

Clicking on the Marshfield Clinic presentation will download a PowerPoint Show to your hard drive, most likely to the Downloads Folder.

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Check giving event in 2018 at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)/Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa. Shown left to right are: Lion SRI Vasudevan, M.D, Chair of MD27 Childhood Cancer Initiative; David Margolis, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics Hematology & Oncology, MCW; Cindy Schwartz, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Division chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Hospital & MCW; Jon McGlocklin, President of MACC Fund; Bryon Johnson, PhD., Chief of Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) Laboratories at MCW; Brian Sheehan, Third Vice President, LCI; Joe Dean, MACC Fund & DG Dale Matheson (2018-19).

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“FLOW CYTOMETER” purchased by Medical College of Wisconsin through financial support from the MD27 Lions & MACC fund.

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"Check giving event” of 2/11/2020 at the University of Wisconsin- Children’s hospital/Carbone cancer, Madison. Shown in the picture from left to right are: MD27 Council Chair Lion Dan Eberhardt; Jon McGlocklin, President of MACC fund; Christian Capitini, M.D., from Carbone Cancer Center (CCC); Joe Dean of MACC fund; Paul Knoebel, Chairman of the board of MACC fund; Lion SRI Vasudevan, Chair of MD27 Childhood Cancer Initiative; Kristi Garcia, LCIF Regional developmental specialist; IPCC Lion Jodi Burmester, Grant administrator; Lion Clarence Harris, Vice-Chair of LCIF in A1; Mario Otto, MD of CCC; & Ken DeSantes, M.D., Chief of Carbone Cancer Center.

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The Plaque at UW Madison Carbone Cancer Center.

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“FLOW CYTOMETER” purchased by UW Madison Carbone Cancer Center through financial support from MD27 Lions & MACC Fund.

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