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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Fundraiser Goes Virtual in 2020

Posted By: Advancing Care
Above: MIS-C survivor Jorden Hutchins
Below: aplastic anemia survivor Carmen Sumano

As seen in the December 2020 Issue of Advancing Care.

The 16th Annual Go the Distance Virtual Walk, the largest annual fundraiser for Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), the only acute-care children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley, went virtual in 2020. Team captains signed up their virtual team and completed a socially distanced one-mile walk on the course of their choosing in early Fall. 

The Go the Distance Virtual Walk was led by our two brave ambassadors: Carmen Sumano, a 7-year-old aplastic anemia survivor, and Jorden Hutchins, a 9-year-old Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) survivor. Both were treated at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital.
More than $150,000 was raised by team captains, sponsors & supporters of Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. Donations are still being accepted by calling 914.493.2575.