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For nine years, Sax has supported St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ through the 4 Miler at Garret Mountain run/walk event. Since the event’s inception in 2012, Sax has raised over $535,000 for the hospital’s Child Life Department, providing high-impact holistic therapies to their pediatric patients.
The Child Life Department does wonders mitigating the negative effects of hospitalization, particularly for pediatric patients with chronic, life-threatening or terminal illness. These therapies are funded only by outside support, and together, with our event sponsors, donors, participants and volunteers, the 4 Miler has proudly become the largest financial contributor of the Child Life Department.
This year, we won’t let the coronavirus slow us down. We invite you to show your support by signing up for our virtual fundraising event.
Will you join us in going the distance for the pediatric patients of St. Joseph’s?
Within the weeks of Saturday, September 26 to Saturday, October 10, we invite you to participate in our virtual 4 Miler event with every dollar raised going directly to the pediatric patients of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. Whether you run or walk, once you complete your 4 miles, upload your time/distance via the instructions you will receive to show your support for the Children’s Hospital.
Cost: $35 per participant
Includes: Event entry
Custom printable event bib
Entrance in prize lottery once 4 miles are completed
T-shirts: Option to be shipped directly ($10)
Free pick-up at Garret Mountain on Friday, September 25 or Saturday, September 26
These are tough times for us all as we are home bound, riding out this pandemic, but it’s important to remember that this is the norm for many children every day dealing with chronic, life-threatening or terminal illness.
Through Sax’s virtual 4 Miler event, our mission is to get out and get moving for those pediatric patients who are unable to do so. Together, we can raise funds that are used to alleviate the children’s burdens and bring smiles to their faces while they battle illness and undergo treatment.
Share your participation link with friends, family and co-workers to donate to St. Joseph’s in support of your efforts.
Create a Team
Invite co-workers, friends and family to join your team and collectively raise support and awareness for the pediatric patients of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital.
Where do the funds raised go?
100% of funds raised through Sax's virtual 4 Miler event goes directly to the Child Life Department at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. Funds are allocated to high-impact and beneficial therapies for pediatric patients, including art therapy, horticultural therapy and animal-assisted therapy.
For additional information on the 4 Miler, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital and the Hospital’s Child Life Department, please visit Sax’s event page here.
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