Free Kids’ Bicycles for the NET Cancer Community

Do you know a child in the NET cancer community – a child diagnosed with NET cancer or a child living in a family touched by NET disease – who would like to win a bicycle?  The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and Advanced Accelerator Applications are partnering to give away 10 kids’ bicycles.  Five girls and five boys will be selected to win a bicycle during a free raffle on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.  The 20” frame bicycles are sized for children ages 7 to 9 and entrants can be a child with NET cancer or a child who is a family member of a person with NET cancer — a son or daughter, sibling, niece/nephew, grandchild, or great grandchild.

Keith Warner, CEO of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

Keith Warner, CEO of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

According to Keith Warner, CEO of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, “NET cancer affects not only the person with the diagnosis but entire families.  It is our pleasure to do something special for children in this situation – especially if they have been diagnosed themselves.  People think of NET cancer as a disease affecting only those 50 and older but that’s not the case and it can be diagnosed in literally everyone, from children to teens and young adults to seniors.  We greatly appreciate Advanced Accelerator Applications’ commitment to the NET community and thank them for making possible the bicycle giveaway.  We’re very excited to select the winners and can’t wait to notify them about the gift to come.”

Stefano Buono

Stefano Buono, CEO of Advanced Accelerator Applications

Stefano Buono, CEO of Advanced Accelerator Applications, also commented, “It is extremely important to AAA that we engage fully with the patient community and support families and individuals living with NET disease.  I frequently use the public bicycles to get around New York City, so these prizes are dear to my heart!”

The award winners will be chosen by raffle and bicycles will be shipped at no charge to their homes.  The winners will be announced during the week of NET Cancer Day, November 10, and if the families agree, there will be a feature on the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation website sharing their winning entry.

Each entry should tell us why the recipient is unique or especially deserving of a bicycle.  Entries can be short essays (up to 1,500 words) or drawings and must be accompanied by the attached form (click here for the form).  The winners will be chosen by raffle (not dependent upon the essay or drawing; those will be used in publicity about the winners, with approval of the winners’ parent/parents). The form includes the following information:

  • Is the entry for a girl’s bicycle or a boy’s bicycle
  • Contact information for the recipient and the person submitting the entry, if different from the recipient (telephone number, email address, shipping address)
  • Permission to publicize the essay/drawing, recipient’s first name, age and state of residence if selected as a winner of a bicycle

The deadline for receipt of essays/drawings and the accompanying form is Thursday, October 12 by midnight, Eastern Standard Time.  Materials can be emailed to bicycles@carcinoid.org or sent by postal mail to: The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, 333 Mamaroneck Avenue #492, White Plains, NY  10605.

All entries will become the property of the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation and cannot be returned.

Please direct any questions to the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation at 888-722-3132, Eastern Time or by email to bicycles@carcinoid.org.

Good luck to all of the entrants!!

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  • Elaine

    Is this contest open to those of us who live outside the US?

    • CarcinoidNETs

      Hi Elaine, yes it is. Good luck!