The Blast 2024

Mighty Maely Kate

On April 11, 2023 Maely Kate was diagnosed with a very aggressive brain cancer called Diffuse Midline Glioma at the age of 4. She began her journey at Cook Children's and was the first DMG child to participate in a clinical trial for her cancer. She was removed from the clinical trial due to progression. Maely Kate now attends a clinical trial in San Francisco at UCSF and travels every four weeks. 

All donations made go directly towards Cook Children's hematology/oncology. These donations will help change the lives of children fighting cancer! Kids like Maely Kate would also greatly benefit from the help as it would also bring more clinical trials to Cook Children's and allow them to remain home and close to loved ones as they fight for their lives!

To support our little warrior we are asking everyone to join us for a 5k or make a donation if you are unable to join. Maely Kate enjoys being surrounded by people that love her and support her. Let’s blast away cancer and make Maely Kate smile by showing her all the love and support on April 6th, which is only 5 days from her ONE YEAR anniversary of fighting this awful cancer.

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