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Kayleigh's Crew walks to support Children's
In January of 2005, a CT scan revealed a large tumor on eight-month-old Kayleigh’s liver, along with several other small tumor clusters. Kayleigh’s care team at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin quickly began treatment but a few months later she was readmitted to the hospital because the tumors were not responding to treatment and were continuing to grow.
Kayleigh's doctors and nurses used the most advanced treatments available at the time, but despite their best efforts, Kayleigh lost her battle in April that year — just shy of her first birthday.
Over the last 13 years, Kayleigh’s family and friends have gathered as the Kayleigh's Crew team at Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk to raise funds that support research on vascular anomalies like Kayleigh's. Their team's fundraising and generous donations have made a tremendous impact on the care Children’s provides to kids like Kayleigh.
Kayleigh’s Crew joins the thousands of other participants who attend Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk each year. And like many of the runners and walkers that will descend on downtown Milwaukee on September 15, their team’s story is deeply connected to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk is one of Children’s most important fundraising events, raising critical funds that allow us to help families like Kayleigh's during their most difficult days.
Register today and join us at this inspiring event supporting kids and families throughout the state.
Free registration for current and former patients!
"Children’s Champions" are what we like to call all of our current and former patients here at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Briggs & Al’s Run & Walk is one special opportunity to celebrate our Children’s Champions while raising critical funds to support the care we provide. Your champion will receive free registration for the event. Register today and select the "Children’s Champion" participation type for your champ.
Not able to attend? You can still help.
Even if you are unable to attend, you can still show your support: