Why Help Kids Kicking Cancer?

We are two days away from the end of Accepted’s Kids Kicking Cancer Holiday campaign. (Accepted will donate $1 for every Like we get on our FB wall through Sunday Dec. 18)

We thank each and every one of you who has either liked our Facebook page or told your friend about our efforts on behalf of Kids Kicking Cancer. We have received over 200 likes since the campaign began (as I’m writing), but there is room for more. Much more room, and profound need.

How do I know? Our youngest son developed leukemia when he was six. I’m sure you realize that a diagnosis like that is devastating, and the treatment incredibly harsh, especially if the disease progresses. However, few can fathom the psychological and emotional impact on a child.

Tragically, I know what it is, and I know how hard it is to handle that stress and to empower a sick child in a healthy way. Kids Kicking Cancer addresses those issues. It “helps children with cancer manage the stress and pain of their disease and treatments through personalized coaching instructed by black belt martial artists.”

So why don’t I simply write a check? Been there. Done that. We actually have supported KKC for years. This campaign introduces this worthy organization to many who don’t know of its existence. A non-sectarian organization, KKC works in hospitals throughout the U.S. and is starting to branch out abroad.

With your help during this holiday season, we can help KKC expand further. As one recommendation on Facebook said, “This is the easiest uplifting thing you can do this December.

Please lend a hand:

  1. If you haven’t liked Accepted on Facebook, click here and then click on the thumbs up “Like” button at the top of the page.
  2. Please email your friends or use your social media of choice and ask those you know to “like” Accepted’s Facebook page.
  3. Encourage them to spread the word.

There are only two days left…

Thank you.

Happy Holidays!

Linda AbrahamBy Linda Abraham, founder and president of Accepted.com, co-author of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools.