A team of 25 volunteers from Deriş will run to collect donation for"The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer" (KACUV) in the annual Istanbul Marathon of November 03, 2019. The donations aims to contribute education of the KACUV Children.
KAÇUV : The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV) has been established in 2000 by the doctors at the Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Service and the families of patients who receive treatment there. The philosophy of the foundation can be summarized as “where there is life, there is hope” This helps us accomplish the main purpose which is to help the children with cancer to recover and to enable them to participate as healthy members of society. KAÇUV and its volunteer groups aim to share their experiences gained over the years with all the hospitals that include a pediatric hematology and oncology service.
Istanbul Marathon: The Marathon is an international race organized every year in Istanbul since 1979 in Istanbul. The marathon starts on the Asian side of the city, shortly and ends in the European side during which the runners cross the bridge over the Bosporus. The marathon is expected to host 37,000 runners.