The date has been set for the 6th Annual Walk for Thomas event – please keep the morning of Sunday September 25th, 2016 open!
All of the funds raised at the Walk for Thomas go directly to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation – and in particular the Thomas Mueller Phage Display Project. This project is led by the lab of Dr. Paul Beaudry at the University of Calgary and is exploring new approaches to improve the diagnostics and therapeutic options for children with high risk neuroblastoma.
This year’s walk will be held at Queen Elizabeth School in the community of West Hillhurst, 402 – 18th St. NW. The details are as follows:
- 9:30am Wake Up Refreshments
- 10:00am Welcome and Warm Up
- 10:15am Depart for 3km Walk
- 11:00am Free BBQ (back at the school)
More About Thomas
On September 30th, 2011, Thomas Mueller, passed away from a rare form of childhood cancer called neuroblastoma. Thomas was only 7 years old and he fought this disease with vigour and bravery for most of his young life. Walkers are made up of Thomas’ former school mates, neighbourhood friends, and his family and relatives. The Walk is a great tribute to Thomas and his family – we hope to see you there.