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Tackle Kids Cancer Receives Generous Support from Bergen County Charity Classic

Teaneck Running Club DonationTackle Kids Cancer, a philanthropic program benefiting the Children’s Cancer Institute at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, recently received a generous donation from the Bergen County Charity Classic in the amount of $4,500 which represents the proceeds from the organization’s 5k race. Tackle Kids Cancer is a partnership of dedicated clinicians, researchers, corporate sponsors and supporters raising money for pediatric cancer research at the Children’s Cancer Institute.

From left to right: Amy Glazer, director, Tackle Kids Cancer and Annual Giving, Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation; Josh Lesser, president, Bergen County Charity Classic; Ken Hoffman, M.D.; Elie Katz, councilman, Township of Teaneck;  Lauren Willis, manager, Tackle Kids Cancer and Annual Giving, Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation;  Ellen Goldring, section chief, Child Life, Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center;  Tracy Zur, chair, Bergen County Freeholders; Mohammad Hameeduddin, mayor, Township of Teaneck; and Tara Gitter, outreach director for Rep. Josh Gottheimer, 5th Congressional District, NJ.