Category: Upcoming Events

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Addi’s Faith Panera Cookie

Addi’s Faith Foundation is bringing back another “sweet” deal to help in the fight against childhood cancer – and it’s all going to happen one cookie at a time.

The foundation is teaming with select Panera Bread locations to raise money through the sales of special Addi’s Faith Foundation cookies. Throughout September, patrons at multiple Panera Bread locations in Texas can buy the special cookie knowing 25 percent of the sale will go to Addi’s Faith Foundation.

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Amber and Tony Bender of Kingwood founded Addi’s Faith Foundation a decade ago in memory of their daughter Addison Faith after little Addi died of cancer just two months shy of her second birthday. Addi’s Faith Foundation is dedicated to ending childhood cancer by funding childhood cancer research and providing financial and emotional support to families struggling to care for a child with cancer.

See chart below for participating locations.

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Walk By Faith

Sunday, October 22, 2023
Alexander Deussen Park

The Walk by Faith 5K Run/Walk and Kid’s 1K is back and better than ever! Run or walk to support our mission of ending childhood cancer and stay after for food, fun, kid’s zone, and so much MORE!!

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Sponsor Opportunities

Sponsor Letter

Sponsor Contract

Proceeds benefit Addi’s Faith Foundation to fund pediatric cancer research and help families who are caring for a child with cancer.

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Go Gold Race


September 16, 2023


The GO GOLD RACE features a Run/Walk 5k, Kids 1K Race,
and an Aquathlon (150yd swim → 5K Run).
The race will be hosted at the Elm Grove Pools Area
(2731 Clear Ridge Dr, Kingwood, TX 77339).
The 1K Kids Race starts at 7:00AM and the 5K & Aquathlon start at 7:30AM.

Run/Walk 5

This is your chance to embrace your inner athlete and tackle a 5-kilometer course (3.1 miles). Whether you prefer to run or walk, this event is open to everyone!

Kids 1K Race

We are passionate about fostering the potential of young participants, and that’s why we have a special race for our younger champions. Children ages 12 & under are invited to participate in this fun-filled 1-kilometer race!

Aquathlon (150 yard swim → 5K Run)

For those seeking an extra challenge, our Aquathlon is the perfect choice. Dive into a 150-yard swim, followed by the same 5-kilometer running course. Push your limits, test your endurance, and experience the exhilaration of this unique combination.


This event is put on by Addi’s Faith Foundation and Kingwood High School Triathlon Club.


Chevron Houston Marathon Houston Half Marathon

Is a marathon on your bucket list?
What about a half marathon?
A 5k perhaps?



Chevron Houston Marathon
January 13 & 14, 2024

Participate in one of the largest and most popular running events in the country and help kids who are battling cancer at the same time!


Team Addi Faith

Race Registration Opportunities & Perks

With Team Addi Faith, you can fundraise and participate in any of the 3 Houston Marathon events: full marathon, half marathon, or the 5k. As a member of our team, you will receive encouragement, training tips, comradery, and some pretty sweet perks! Most importantly, you’ll be supporting the fight against childhood cancer. Every step you take will bring us that much closer to a cure.



You have fundraising and registration options!

HERO – If you do not want to fundraise, but still want to join the team this is your option. As a HERO, you will pay for your race entry and make a $350 tax-deductible donation to Addi’s Faith Foundation. You will receive all the HERO perks!

FUNDRAISE FOR REGISTATION – You will be required to raise a minimum of $500. Your entry fee will be paid by Addi’s Faith Foundation and you will receive all HERO perks and MANY more depending on the level you raise!

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Thank you for your support,
Together we CAN find a cure!


I’m interested in learning more about team Addi Faith.
Contact Amber Bender



Along with your entry into the 2024 Chevron Houston Marathon, Aramco Houston Half Marathon, or We Are Houston 5K, each team member will be matched with a child who has or is currently battling cancer. Not only will you be running for yourself…you’ll be running for that child…your child.

The funds you raise will directly impact the fight against childhood cancer. By supporting Addi’s Faith Foundation, you will be funding critical research that is finding safer and more effective treatments for kids battling cancer.


That’s one reason it’s so important to have you on our team! Addi’s Faith Foundation is currently funding groundbreaking research at MD Anderson Cancer Center and we need your support to ensure this research continues.


Caring for a child with cancer is a 24/7 job. Constant treatments, extended hospital stays, compromised immune systems (kids can’t go to school or be in daycare), makes it nearly impossible for parents to work. This loss of income is compounded by the increase in medical related expenses and creates a real financial crisis.

With support from people like you, Addi’s Faith Foundation can help these families by paying a portion of their monthly bills. This alleviates some of their added financial stress and in some cases means ensuring that they have food on the table and can keep the electricity on.


Ready to join Team Addi Faith and make a huge impact in the fight against childhood cancer?

I’m interested in learning more about team Addi Faith.
Contact Amber Bender



Giving Tuesday


#GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity that will take place on November 28, 2023. When so much attention is given to what divides us, generosity brings people together across races, faiths, and political views.

This #GivingTuesday, we invite you to support Addi’s Faith Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer.

Your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps as we join together to do good!

Our purpose is to raise funds for research in pediatric brain tumors as well as provide financial assistance to families struggling to care for a child with cancer. We believe that there is a cure out there and together we can find it.


There are many ways to participate in #GivingTuesday.

Here are some ideas you might consider:

  • Give your voice. Compliment someone in your life.
  • Give your connections. Create a Facebook Fundraiser so friends and family can participate.
  • Give your time. Volunteer.
  • Give your money. Donate.
  • Give gratitude. Say thanks to healthcare workers, service providers, and anyone and everyone who makes this world a little brighter.



GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world.

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

GivingTuesday strives to build a world in which the catalytic power of generosity is at the heart of the society we build together, unlocking dignity, opportunity, and equity around the globe.

GivingTuesday’s global network collaborates year-round to inspire generosity around the world, with a common mission to build a world where generosity is part of everyday life.