All-Star Hockey Game at American Dream to Benefit The Valerie Fund
Local teenager hosts Kids Ice Cancer event to help support pediatric cancer care in NJ.
East Rutherford, NJ: Kids Ice Cancer and The Valerie Fund are teaming up to score a goal against pediatric cancer in New Jersey. When sophomore Andrew Low lost three family members to cancer in 2016 he decided that he needed to play his position on the team fighting back against cancer. Andrew founded Kids Ice Cancer to work with kids to raise money in the fight against pediatric cancer. This year, Kids Ice Cancer is working with The Valerie Fund to support their seven Valerie Fund Children's Centers around New Jersey, New York City, and metro Philadelphia.
"I founded Kids Ice Cancer for the purpose of enabling kids to help other kids who are fighting cancer. We believe that kids want to give back to their community but often don't know how or where to start. We make it easy by engaging hockey players to come to play a game they love while raising money for pediatric cancer. This year our all-star hockey game fundraising will be to support The Valerie Fund, a local charity that supports children with cancer and blood disorders since 1976." - Andrew Low, founder of Kids Ice Cancer
This year's Kids Ice Cancer ice hockey game will be held on Friday, March 27th at 7:00 pm. The game will be played on The Rink at American Dream, a new 3 million square foot entertainment and retail destination located at 1 American Dream Way in East Rutherford, NJ. The game will be free to view for guests at American Dream.
"We're thrilled to host this year's Kids Ice Cancer ice hockey game at American Dream," said Don Ghermezian, Co-CEO at American Dream. "Giving back to the local community is part of our DNA and once we heard about Kids Ice Cancer's mission, we had to be involved with this amazing organization."
For more information or to make a donation, please visit kidsicecancer.com or contact Bunny Flanders at 973-761-0422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Valerie Fund: Established in 1976, in memory of Valerie Goldstein, The Valerie Fund's mission is to provide support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders. The Valerie Fund Children's Centers comprise the largest network of healthcare facilities for children with cancer and blood disorders in New Jersey, and one of the largest in the nation. There are seven Valerie Fund Children's Centers providing caring, comprehensive, state-of-the-art outpatient health care to more than 4,000 children and their families each year.
About American Dream: American Dream, developed by Triple Five Group, will provide guests with an entirely unique experience. The property offers a curated mix of unparalleled entertainment, retail and dining. American Dream is approximately 3 million square feet and projects 40 million visitors annually. When complete, the destination will include over 450 retail, food and specialty shops, complemented by over 15 entertainment offerings. Attractions open now include the fully-enclosed Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park, Big SNOW American Dream – North America's only indoor snow park, and The Rink – an NHL-regulation sized ice rink. Future entertainment will include DreamWorks Water Park; Merlin Entertainments' Sea Life New Jersey and Legoland Discovery Center; Kidzania; live Performing Arts Theater; 300-foot tall Observation Wheel; The Dining Terrace with over 15 full-service restaurants and the world's first and only Munchie's Food Hall. For more information visit www.americandream.com or follow us on Instagram @americandream.