Community Members and Business Leaders Invited to Join the Fight Against Childhood Cancer
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® has announced that its annual fundraising initiative, Suit Up for St. Jude, presented by Macecoo, is taking place through May 31.
Southern Nevada’s community members and esteemed business leaders are invited to join the battle against childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases by participating in the Suit Up for St. Jude online fundraising initiative.
“Since we first launched Suit Up for St. Jude in 2020, we have been amazed by the response of our participants and the community. We are grateful to work with Southern Nevada’s esteemed community members and corporate leaders on this annual fundraising initiative for St. Jude,” said Brian Kip, Founding Partner/CEO, SKC Group. “Because of generous participants and donors, it allows St. Jude to keep its promise that families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.”
To take part in Suit Up for St. Jude, each participant must commit to raising $2,500 from May 1 to 31. Participants include Shawn Tempesta from Aimee+ Shawn on 102.7 FM, Brian Kip of SKC Group, Ricci Lopez of Maceoo, Joey Hamilton of Revolt Tattoos, Desiree Saggese of The Law Firm of Saggese & Associates, Dan Corsi of the College of Southern Nevada, Miss Summerlin Alexia Roberts, Chris Bennett of Capella Mortgage, Anna and Adam Gomes of Via Brasil, among others. The community can support their favorite participant by donating to his or her fundraising team at suitupforstjuede.org. Event sponsors include: Maceoo, SKC Group and JB Public Relations.
“We are honored to join forces with St. Jude to help support its lifesaving mission,” said Ricci Lopez, Retail Director/Partner of Maceoo. “Maceoo believes that every child deserves a chance to live their best life and celebrate every moment. When you support campaigns like Suit Up for St. Jude, you can help make cures possible for kids with cancer.”
Notable 2023 Suit Up for St. Jude Participants Include
- Shawn Tempesta from Aimee+ Shawn on 102.7 FM
- Brian Kip of SKC Group
- Ricci Lopez of Maceoo
- Joey Hamilton of Revolt Tattoos
- Desiree Saggese of The Law Firm of Saggese & Associates
- Dan Corsi of the College of Southern Nevada
- Miss Summerlin Alexia Roberts
- Anna and Adam Gomes of Via Brasil Steakhouse
- Lisa M. Szyc, Esq.
- Joshua and Marieugenia Sieck
- Chris Bennett, Capella Mortgage
- Dr. Uma Desai
To register for Suit Up for St. Jude or to donate, click here.
For more information about St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, go to www.stjude.org
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. When St. Jude opened in 1962, childhood cancer was considered incurable. Since then, St. Jude has helped push the overall survival rate from 20% to more than 80%, and it won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude shares the breakthroughs it makes to help doctors and researchers at local hospitals and cancer centers around the world improve the quality of treatment and care for even more children. Because of generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, so they can focus on helping their child live. Visit St. Jude Inspire to discover powerful St. Jude stories of hope, strength, love and kindness. Support the St. Jude mission by donating at stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok, and subscribing to its YouTube channel.