Parents and Children Fighting Cancer (PCFC) Holiday Party

In 1987 an 89th MAW crewmember’s child was diagnosed with cancer. Several base agencies responded by starting a Christmas event for children registered as patients at Walter Reed Pediatric Oncology. By 2014, the event has grown to over ninety families with over 125 children attending the event each year. Hundreds of volunteers work together to assemble entertainment for these children including static displays of a fire truck, ambulance, SWAT van, motorcycles, helicopters, airplanes, a police cruiser, and the Batmobile. Pet therapy dogs, face painting, puppet shows, dance troupes, photo booth, and princess day spa are some of the many events…

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