Wellington’s Macy’s department store to host a Pajama Fun Fest for kids battling cancer

Macy’s in the Wellington Green Mall will host a private Pajama FunFest for POST. Macy’s has teamed up with Aimee Stern, founder of the Mom’s Club of Wellington PBC (and all of Florida) to host a private event on Saturday, October 16 from 8-10 a.m. for families with children battling cancer. POST (Pediatric Oncology Support Team Inc.) was chosen by Stern and Macy’s to receive a grant treating 10 hand-selected cancer warriors and their families for a shopping spree.

Barbara Abernathy, CEO of POST, in collaboration with the POST care team, has chosen 10 of their young cancer patients, who will benefit from the party. Selected patients will be eligible for a two-hour $500 shopping spree. Macy’s will open before the store opens to allow these special guests to shop alone with their families. In addition to a shopping spree, guests will be treated to breakfast and several gifts. The PBSO Therapy K-9 unit will also be on hand to swear in children/patients as honorary deputies, in addition to having therapy dogs on hand for therapy dog ​​photo ops for patients to interact with. when shopping.

“Young people battling cancer are not only felt by patients, but also by their families,” Stern said. “When we started organizing this event, Barbara Abernathy and I wanted to do something nice for patients and their families. We wanted to host an event where patients could party in their pajamas and just have fun.

POST, a non-profit organization, is a psychosocial support team that offers free services to children with cancer and their families. Learn more at https://postfl.org.