to take a visible stand on behalf of Virginia's childhood cancer patients and survivors.
337 lights for 337 kids
We're on a mission to light up 337 buildings and homes in gold during September's National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, starting with the Governor's Executive Mansion, to represent and bring attention to the 337 children across the state who are diagnosed with cancer each year - but we need your help!
Childhood cancer isn't that uncommon in Virginia, and kids need our help. Here's why:
children are diagnosed with cancer each year in Virginia.
Source: Virginia Department of Health
million is currently in Virginia's state budget for cancer funding.
of that budget is dedicated to support children with cancer.
Virginia can do better.
We need to show Virginia's leaders how important funding for childhood cancer is to our community so they bring about real legislative change.
Getting involved is as easy as changing a light bulb.
We've already done the testing to find the boldest and goldest bulb around. Buy your bulb now so you're ready to change your white light to gold on September 1!
Why your support matters
Meet some of the children and families across Virginia that have been directly affected by childhood cancer who are sharing their "why" behind joining the #gogoldva movement this September.