Beads Of Courage
December 12, 2010 by staff
Beads Of Courage, Every summer, West Virginia University Hospital Children’s launches and provides some cancer patients, cancer survivors and their siblings can simply be children and forget about cancer for a while. Although the festival is held during the summer, he has a habit of winter – those who attend holiday greeting card design called hope.
The cards are the main source of funding for the Cure Kids Cancer Fund, a project of WVU Children’s Hospital that ensures patients are provided state of the art medical care, as well as psychological and social support for them and their families. Card sales also benefit the program beads of courage, which allows patients to pediatric cancer the opportunity to tell their stories of cancer pearl necklaces.
The maps of 2010 Hope artists are:
Adam Brode, 9, Rawlings, Maryland
Michael Carroll, 13, Wheeling, West Virginia
Becky Diller, 16, Oakland, Maryland
Helmick Claire, 3, Weston, West Virginia
Koon Glendon, 12, Westover, West Virginia
Jaya Pillai, 15, Morgantown, West Virginia
Ally Quigley, 9, Grafton, West Virginia
Saige Sprouse, 7, Shinnston, West Virginia
Savannah Stalnaker, 14, Buckhannon, West Virginia
Cody Sullivan, 17, Oakland, Maryland
The cards are sold in packs of 20 with 21 envelopes. The holiday cards can be purchased in packages of a package design or collection, which contains two of each card.
There is also a collection of maps drawn by Brogan radish Fairmont, who died in November 2009 after a long battle with cancer. Collection Brogan has nine cards, which feature most angels. The collection is sold in packs of 18 cards with 19 envelopes.
Another feature of this year’s edition maps of Hope is a map drawn by George Tyler, 20, of Elkins, West Virginia The card, called “With a little hope,” was chosen by WVU President’s Office James Clements as Chairman of the holiday card. Tyler card can be purchased in a collection of 20 cards with 21 envelopes.
In addition to holiday cards and special collections, an all-time package is also available for purchase. Each pack contains five cards of each design. The cards are blank inside.
All decks – or simple designs or collections – are $ 15. Cards can be purchased online or by phone at www.cardsofhope.com 304-598-4346 ext. 2.
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