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Middletown, N.Y. – September 19th, 2016 – On Friday, September 9th, Crystal Run Healthcare held a dress down day to raise funds and awareness in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Employees throughout Crystal Run’s locations in Orange, Sullivan and Rockland counties personally donated money and participated by wearing jeans for the fundraiser, “Dress Down for St. Jude”. Crystal Run employees raised a total of $2,400 which was donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during Thunder 102’s radiothon on September 16th.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a pediatric treatment and research hospital whose mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Discoveries made at St. Jude have entirely transformed how the world treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
“Research conducted at St. Jude has advanced the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases affecting children and adults alike and the impact of this research reaches locally. I am incredibly touched by the generosity of our employees whose funds raised give children the hope to overcome childhood cancer and to lead long, fulfilling lives,” said Michelle A. Koury, MD, Chief Operating Officer at Crystal Run Healthcare.