Kids Kicking Cancer Promotes Healthy Living and Daily Activity
Today, it is easier than ever for kids with cancer and blood disorders to remain physically active, thanks to the Iris S. & Bert L. Wolstein’s Kids Kicking Cancer, a targeted program that encourages young patients and survivors of cancer and blood disorders to be active and recognize the benefits of physical activity and healthy eating.
Free Athletic Skills Clinics
Kids Kicking Cancer offers a series of programs focused on nutrition and cancer prevention coupled with athletic skill building in basketball, soccer, golf, tennis and swimming, all of which include lunch and are provided at no cost to participants or their families.
Kids Kicking Cancer offers dietary innovation and exercise programs to encourage year-round fitness at home, and activities for children receiving inpatient care at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Chance to Enjoy Life
With coaching from professional and collegiate sports players and games involving the patients’ doctors and nurses, Kids Kicking Cancer offers participants the chance to safely enjoy activity, as well as life. The Kids Kicking Cancer program is free of charge and welcomes children and adolescents, either on or off treatment, no matter where they receive medical care.
For more information about the Kids Kicking Cancer program, call 216-286-6553.