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As main fundraiser approaches, Addi’s Faith Foundation already in action helping Houston family affected by Hurricane Harvey

November 2nd, 2017

HOUSTON (Nov. 2) — The stated goal of this year’s 9th annual Walk by Faith 5K, which takes place Nov. 12 on the campus of the University of Houston, is to take care of families dealing with a child with cancer who were also affected by Hurricane Harvey. To that end, Addi’s Faith Foundation co-founder …

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Kids with cancer affected by Hurricane Harvey will be primary beneficiaries of 9th annual Walk by Faith 5K

October 8th, 2017

HOUSTON (Oct. 8) — The focus for this year’s ninth annual Walk by Faith 5K Race/Walk will center on families dealing with childhood cancer that were directly affected by the fallout from Hurricane Harvey. The Walk by Faith 5K Race/Walk is the main fundraiser for the Addi’s Faith Foundation, a Kingwood, Texas-based 501(c)(3) founded in …

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After personal battle with childhood cancer, Addi’s Faith Foundation owners support others facing disease, funds medical research

July 31st, 2017

By Tracy Maness Community Impact Newspaper After Addi passed away a couple of weeks short of her second birthday, her mother Amber Bender decided she wanted to help other families battling pediatric cancer. Amber and Tony Bender founded Addi’s Faith Foundation in April 2007 and have since raised funds to provide financial assistance to families …

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Addi’s Faith receives $12K from Deacons of Deadwood M/C to combat childhood cancer

May 29th, 2017

  HOUSTON (May 29) — The latest effort in the 15-year history of championing Houston-area children’s charities had the Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club donating $12,000 to Addi’s Faith, a Kingwood-based foundation dedicated to eradicating childhood cancer while simultaneously supporting families caring for a child in treatment. “The support we have received from the Deacons …

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Today is a day just like any other…

December 4th, 2015

Today is a day just like any other…except it isn’t. Today is the day forever seared into the very depths of my soul. The day I last held my baby girl as she gasped for breath in my arms. She had fought her battle; one that was not to be won here on earth. In …

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It made a difference to that one!

September 1st, 2015

  Don’t you just love that story? I think it sets the perfect backdrop to help kick off September which is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Like saving all the starfish, curing cancer may appear to be an endless task. There are many miles to cover and the distance is daunting. But the beautiful thing …

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I know your kid has cancer but….

August 8th, 2015

Ugggg y’all!   It’s a hot (and I mean, Texas-in-August hot!) day and I’m going through my mounds of mail. Sitting before me, are 10 new applications requesting help from Addi’s Faith Foundation. TEN! And those are all from a 2 week time span.  I’m reading things like: I’m off work until the end of the year without pay to …

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