Small Miracles Walking for Hope at the National Brain Tumor Walk

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Small Miracles founder, Jordyn Small, continues to be an inspiration to all who know her. On May 11th, her father proudly walked in her honor at the National Brain Tumor Walk hosted by the National Brain Tumor Society. The event began at Bradley Park in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and brought together individuals and families affected by brain tumors for a morning of solidarity, remembrance, and hope.

Joining the Fight Small Miracles Stands Tall

Small Miracles understands the importance of raising awareness and funds to support the needs of brain tumor patients and their families. The National Brain Tumor Walk provided an opportunity for our community to come together and champion the cause. With each step taken, we walked not only for Jordyn but for all those impacted by this challenging diagnosis.

Event Day Highlights: A Celebration of Resilience

The National Brain Tumor Walk was filled with heartwarming moments and meaningful activities for participants of all ages. Families enjoyed kid-friendly activities at the kids’ tent throughout the morning, fostering a sense of community and support. A poignant remembrance ceremony honored those we’ve lost to brain tumors, offering solace and comfort to grieving families. Additionally, brain tumor survivors were celebrated during the opening ceremony, showcasing resilience and strength in the face of adversity.

May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month

May is recognized as Brain Tumor Awareness Month—a time to champion the need for breakthroughs in treatment and care. Brain tumors affect thousands of Americans each year, with sobering statistics highlighting the urgent need for advancements in research and support. As advocates for change, we must share these quick, impactful stats to inspire action and drive progress in our mission to conquer and cure brain tumors.

Brain Tumors by the Numbers: A Call to Action

  • 94,390 Americans received a primary brain tumor diagnosis in 2023
  • The five-year relative survival rate for patients with malignant brain tumors is 35.7%
  • 18,870 Americans will die from a malignant brain tumor in 2024

Together, We Can Make a Difference

As we reflect on our participation in the National Brain Tumor Walk and Brain Tumor Awareness Month, we are reminded of the importance of unity and advocacy in the fight against brain tumors. Small Miracles remains committed to supporting individuals and families affected by this disease, and we invite you to join us in our mission to champion hope, resilience, and progress. We will continue to support important organizations like the National Brain Tumor Society and to spread awareness about and to provide help for patients and families dealing with brain tumors.