The 5th Annual Monroe Pediatrics Pie in the Face Fundraiser for Pediatric Cancer to benefit The Truth 365 will take place on Saturday, September 15th at 2 p.m. at Monroe Pediatrics, located at 70 Gilbert Street in Monroe. Over the past 4 years, over $10,000 has been raised. Attendees who make a donation are allowed to throw a whipped cream pie in the face of one of the 6 doctors of the Monroe Pediatrics practice in the spirit of fundraising and fun!
o All proceeds are donated to The Truth 365, the Emmy Award-Winning grass-roots documentary film and social media campaign that gives a voice to all children fighting all forms of cancer. Their mission is to shine a light on the state of childhood cancer research funding by uniting the childhood cancer community, members of Congress, top pediatric oncologists and several of the country’s most influential celebrities.
o Cancer kills more than 2,500 children in our country every year. Though these numbers are significant, the potential market is too small to attract the attention of private industry. This makes the role of the taxpayer-funded National Cancer Institute (NCI) especially critical yet approximately 4% percent of its annual budget is dedicated to childhood cancer. Monroe Pediatrics believes ALL children are #worthmorethan4.