College of the Canyons is hosting the annual Michael Hoefflin Foundation Walk & 5K Run For Kids With Cancer on March 23.
The event gives the community an opportunity to celebrate the lives of children and their families who have been affected by childhood cancer, according to a statement from the foundation.
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At the event, teams and individuals will participate to raise awareness and funds to support the Michael Hoefflin Foundation.
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation was established in 1994 in honor of a young boy named Michael Hoefflin, who had recurrent brain cancer, according to the foundation’s website.
During his struggle, his parents, family, friends and neighbors, rallied together and pledged to become a positive force in the discovery of cures for all children with cancer.
The Foundation was created with the desire to help all children with cancer, using Michael’s kind spirit and compassion for others as a guide.
Information about the third annual event is available at the foundation’s website, where there’s also registration available, as well as more information about the walk portion of the event.
All walk registrations are $25 for adults and children. Check in begins at 8 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m.
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