BALLWIN, MO (KTVI) – Tim Ezell got to meet with the Easter Bunny Thursday morning.
Debbie Kersting, the director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Gateway Chapter, said the bunny will be helping with the “Hunt For A Cure” in Queeny Park.
The event raises awareness and funds for their mission to find a cure for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. The group also helps improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
This event is hosted to bring together and educate community members of all ages about cancer, volunteerism and available patient services.
Pre-Register today! Pre-registration ends Friday, April 11 at 11:00am, but you can also register on the day of the event.
Bags for your eggs will be provided. There is a limit of 15 eggs per child.
Hunt for a Cure will include the following:
· St. Louis Children's Hospital, SSM Cardinal Glennon and Mercy will be attending with patients from the children's oncology floors.
· Face painting, nursery rhymes and characters, petting zoo
· Stray Rescue of St. Louis & the Animal Protective Association of Missouri will be at the Hunt with adoptable dogs & cats.
· The LLS Bunny will be arriving by helicopter and will be available for pictures.
Hunt For A Cure
Saturday, April 12
Find out more: http://www.lls.org/#/aboutlls/chapters/gat/events/hunt/