Alexis, Illinois – May 24, 2016 – Alexis Fire Equipment announced it will become partners with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The current partnership will be effective between April 16, 2016 and April 15, 2017 and Alexis will donate $1,000 for every fire and medical unit sold within the Continental United States.
Donations will be used to help patients like Gracie, who, prior to her diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), didn’t want her belly touched because of what her mom feared was an appendicitis. ALL, a type of blood cancer, is the most common form of cancer in children. Referred to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Gracie began two and a half years of chemotherapy at no cost to her family. Thanks to generous donors, families like Gracie’s never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, [...]