DCG Giving, a Dave Cantin Group Nonprofit, Partners with Children’s Oncology Group to Fight Pediatric Cancer and Support Cutting-Edge Research and Treatment

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NEW YORK, August 10, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Cancer Society estimates 10,470 children in the United States under the age of 15 are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in 2022. DCG Giving, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit part of the Dave Cantin Group, which is one of the largest financial advisory services companies for mergers and acquisitions, aims to improve cure rate and reduce side effects for children with cancer.

Today DCG Giving announced it has entered a partnership with the Children's Oncology Group (COG) – the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research and treatment. The goal of DCG Giving is to offer financial and structural support to COG’s local child and adolescent cancer programs and assist patients and their families across the country.

"We are proud to partner with COG, which is trailblazing the advancement for childhood and adolescent cancer research and treatment," said Executive Director Michael Weiner, MD. "Each of COG’s local programs is at the forefront of research and clinical care. These institutions are best equipped to address patient needs, and they are a part of a worldwide network that is united in the fight to cure and eradicate childhood cancer."

"We are excited for our new partnership with DCG Giving, and its ability to channel charitable donations from the automotive industry as well as other philanthropic organizations, foundations, and individuals, that will support COG’s incredible progress," said COG Chair Douglas S. Hawkins, MD. "We remain steadfast that the clinical research done by COG today will continue changing the lives of children and young adults, leading to more effective treatments for those fighting cancer in the future."

DCG Giving continually supports local pediatric cancer charities from coast to coast. Each one is a member of COG and has a track record of providing the best care to kids and families affected by cancer. Organizations that may benefit from this partnership to include the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, New York-Presbyterian, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, Geisinger Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Children's Center. To donate, visit https://davecantingroup-bloom.kindful.com

About DCG Giving
DCG Giving is a nonprofit committed to 3 C’s: Children, Cancer, Community.

The organization’s mission is to fund lifesaving child and adolescent cancer research and treatment in communities nationwide. To learn more, visit www.dcggiving.com

About The Children’s Oncology Group
Founded in 2000 from the merger of four national childhood cancer research networks, The Children’s Oncology Group (COG), is the largest organization devoted exclusively to pediatric and adolescent oncology in the entire world. Over its two-decade history, COG has proven to be the standard of excellence in compassionate treatment of young people with cancer. About 90% of all US kids and teens who are diagnosed with cancer receive treatment from COG member institutions. To learn more, visit www.childrensoncologygroup.org

About Dave Cantin Group
DCG, founded in 2018 and headquartered in New York City, today is one of the world’s largest and most successful financial advisory services companies for mergers and acquisitions. As a holding company, DCG consists of subsidiaries designed to support the firm’s mission to build, grow, enhance, and secure clients’ legacies in the automotive industry. DCG Acquisitions is the Mergers & Acquisitions arm specializing in automotive buy/sell transactions. DCG Capital provides capital-focused services for automotive dealers. DCG Media curates automotive-specific intelligence and data and disseminates information through various channels. To learn more, visit www.davecantingroup.com

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