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An "Ultimate Camp-In" Unites Families Across Country Affected by Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer Survivor & President of Northwestern Mutual Foundation discusses this year's virtual event
Posted at 11:09 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 12:09:29-04

A camping experience can be invaluable for those burdened by childhood cancer as it can provide support and connection with others. On August 29, Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation and in collaboration with Lollipop Theater Network, united hundreds of children and families who are affected by childhood cancer for a one-of-a-kind virtual camp experience. The Ultimate Camp-In connected those currently fighting cancer, survivors, siblings and loved ones who often lack supportive communities that understand their treatment and emotional needs to engage with others nationwide. The experience allowed them to put their worries aside and let their imaginations transport them from their living room to a magical world of fun. We are joined by Eric Christophersen, Vice President of strategic philanthropy and community relations & president Northwestern Mutual Foundation and Peyton Richardson, childhood cancer survivor, to talk about the meaningful work going on at the Ultimate Camp-In.

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