The Wide Open Charitable Foundation

$20,000.00 to UNC Children's Hospital

The Bunn Fun Run Letter Campaign raised $20,000.00 in 2017 for childhood cancer research at UNC Children's Hospital. We are so grateful for our many generous donors! Because of you we can help researchers take a step closer to finding a cure for neuroblastoma and other childhood cancers.

Thank you all so very much!

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​​​​Upcoming Events!

​​​​Stay tuned for upcoming events in 2017!!

​​​​​​How You Help... 

Annual 5K Bunn Fun Run Walk and Letter Campaign (2010-present) – Supporting Neuroblastoma research and in loving memory of William Bunn

  •  Over $150,000.00 raised and donated to UNC Children’s Hospital and NC Children’s Promise for Neuroblastoma Cancer Research!

  • Over $25,000.00 donated to families in need.

The Wide Open Toy Chest (2010-present) – Benefitting the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Unit at UNC Children’s Hospital and Wake Med Hospital.

  • Over $30,000.00 in toys, games, and crafts have been donated, seasonally, to UNC Children’s Hospital and Wake Med Hospital.

LCH Rock-A-Thon (2012-2013) – Supporting Langerhan Cell Histiocytosis Research

  • Over $13,000.00 raised and donated to families in need and Texas Children’s Hospital!

If you would be interested in sponsoring and event, donating to the WOCF, or receiving further information, please contact Aimee Rich or Dan Austin, Jr. ​​​


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Our mission: Fundraising for the research of childhood cancers while offering hope and support and hope to the children and families affected by these diseases.

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Fundraising for the Research of Neuroblastoma and other childhood cancers while offering support and hope to the children and families Affected by these diseases