Sister and brother Alicia and Brandon Lewandowski, founders of the non-profit organization Kids Kickin’ Cancer, presented a check for $49,000 benefiting the Center for Translational Cancer Research at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center.
The check represents proceeds from two 2012 events: a 5K race and a golf tournament.
The Lewandowskis founded Kids Kickin’ Cancer as teens in 2007 in memory of their “coach” and dad, Michael Lewandowski, who died of cancer in 2006. To date, Kids Kickin’ cancer has raised $133,000 for the Center for Translational Cancer Research.
Alicia and Brandon received the 2009 Youth in Philanthropy Award presented by Gov. Jack Markell for their work with Kids Kickin’ Cancer.