• 5-Year-Old Hoboken Resident Raising Money for Cancer Awareness

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    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Hoboken is getting involved. Thanks to Hoboken resident and cancer survivor Satya, of Satya’s All Stars, businesses throughout the Mile Square will be donating + raising money for cancer research with Satya and her mom, Raakhee.  Keep reading for more information on what businesses are working with this Hoboken five-year-old to help raise money for cancer research and patients + how you can help her. 

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    ^ Sataya herself!

    Where + to Donate

    Choc O Pain {multipe locations} 

     Choc O Pain bakery will be donating 10%  from the sale of each chocopain — their best-selling and namesake chocolate pastry — to the Tomorrows Children’s Fund from September 1st  through September 30th.  All four Choc o Pain locations will also have a donation jar near the register.

    Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Street} 

    Little City Books will be asking patrons to purchase books from a curated list for the kids being treated at Hackensack Hospital. Books can be purchased online or in-store. The bookstore will also donate 20% from the sale of each of the books on the list to the Tomorrows Children’s Fund — at Hackensack University Medical Center — for the entire month of September.

    Shaka Bowl  {720 Monroe Street and 110 Washington Street}

    This September, for every purchase of the HiLo, a green and full of protein smoothie, the Shaka Bowl sisters will donate a portion of the proceeds to Tackle Kids Cancer at Hackensack University Medical Center. This promo is available at both Hoboken locations and the restaurant will also match donations up to $500.

    See More: A List of Hoboken + Jersey City Charities to Donate to Year-Round

    Baking Mama {88 Hudson Street} 

    Stop by Baking Mama on Saturday, September 21st when the shop will be donating all proceeds of their popular “birthday macaron” flavor to Tackle Kids Cancer. Customers will also have the chance to play Baking Mama’s spinning wheel game for exciting prizes. Supporters outside of Hoboken will be thrilled to know that Baking Mama can ship these delicious treats.

    Little Hoboken {online}

    Little Hoboken is donating 25% of the September sales of their #LikeAMother shirts to benefit the Tomorrows Children’s Fund.

    Athleta {316 Washington Street}

    Stop by the store on Sunday, September 8th between 12:00PM-2:00PM, make a donation and receive 20% off your entire purchase. {Certain exclusions apply.} Money raised will benefit the Tomorrows Children’s Fund.

    Black Rail Coffee {800 Jackson Street} 

    Black Rail Coffee is donating 10% of the sales of both the “El Jefe” turkey wrap and their iced chai with oat milk and lavender to the Tomorrows Children’s Fund.

    Toney Baloney’s {263 1st Street} 

    With every purchase of the Mac n’ Cheese slice from Tony Baloney’s, the famed pizzeria will donate 50% of sales for each slice sold, all month long, to Tackle Kids Cancer.

    Ricardo Roig {online}

    Ricardo Roig, famed Hoboken artist and Hoboken Girl’s 2018 Hoboken Man of the Year, will be donating 10% of all mini print sales for the month of September to benefit the Tomorrows Children’s Fund. Mini prints can be purchased at Roig’s locations at the W Hotel and on 1st Street in Hoboken and also online.

    Hudson River Fitness {1320 Adams Street}

    Hudson River Fitness will donate $5 for any new member who joins the gym in September. All money raised benefits the Tomorrows Children’s Fund.

    Read More: Volunteering {in Hoboken}: A List of Organizations that Need Your Help

    Hoboken Girl {online} 

    We will also be donating a portion of ticket sales from an upcoming fall event to the Tomorrows Children’s Fund in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Stay tuned for event details!

    Which business will you be visiting this month? Let us know in the comments! 

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    Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.