If you or a family member has been affected by pediatric cancer please look into the following resources:
Super sibs, Ensuring that siblings of children with cancer are honored, supported and recognized so they may face the future with strength, courage and hope. Supersibs.org
Tu Nidito Children and Family Services In Tucson Arizona provides comfort, hope and support for children and families whose lives have been impacted by a serious medical condition or death. Through its array of support groups and individual services Tu Nidito provides emotional, social, and educational tools to children and families and empowers them with strength and skills for the future. Tunidito.org
Caring Bridge, Free, personal and private websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier. caringbridge.org
Hope Kids, provides ongoing events & activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. We surround these remarkable children and their families with the message that hope can be a powerful medicine. hopekids.org
Pediatric Oncology Resources Center: offering flights for children traveling to receive care for a life threatening illness. http://www.ped-onc.org/resources/airlineflights.html
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) is a nonprofit charitable organization seeks to:
- Find the cause and cure for childhood brain tumors by supporting medical research
- increase public awareness about the severity and prevalence of childhood brain tumors
- aid in the early detection and treatment of childhood brain tumors
- provide educational and emotional support for children and families affected by this life-threatening disease.
Candlelighters, Childhood Cancer Foundation of Southern Arizona looks to:
- To ease frustration and fears through sharing of feelings and experiences
- To link parent to parent, family to family, group to group
- To exchange information on research, treatment and community resources
- To breakdown the social isolation of families
- To provide guidance in coping with childhood cancer’s effect on a child, parents, siblings and family
- To identify patient and family needs so that medical and social systems respond adequately
- To be an emotional support system of second families for each other
Integrative Touch for Kids in Tucson, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to enhance well being, minimize suffering and facilitate healing for children with developmental disabilities, genetic conditions, cancers, and other chronic, acute and life limiting illnesses.
Cakes for Cancers provides cakes to children fighting cancer for birthday and other special events in their lives. Their mission is to bring delight to those children fighting cancer. They have bakers throughout the United States and are simply amazing.
Peach’s Neet Feet donates custom, hand-painted shoes to children living with disabilities and fighting serious illnesses.
The Gold Hope Project: The Gold Hope Project is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The Gold Hope Project is a group of International photographers that have come together to photograph families completely free, bring about awareness, raise funds for Pediatric Oncology Research and treatment.
Binkeez for comfort: Provide comfort, love and warmth to those in a hospital, nursing home or hospice in the United States of America. We do this by making and donating hand sewn blankets from love and with a personal touch.
Care Pages: CarePages websites are free patient blogs that connect friends and family during a health challenge
Joshua Cares Care Packages: Joshua Cares Care Packages sends care packages,personalized shoes as well as cards to children around the world with a terminal disease.
Team IMPACCT: http://www.goteamimpact.org
The Devlin Foundation: http://www.mydevin.org
Sunshin Kids: http://www.sunshinekids.org/
Dream Day at Cape Cod: http://www.dreamdayoncapecod.org/
Camp Sunshine: http://www.campsunshine.org/
Make a Wish: http://www.massri.wish.org/
Joe and Ruzz Foundation: http://joeandruzzifoundation.org/assistance/
provides needy families, with children in the last stages of terminal cancer, assistance in creating everlasting memories.
Air flights for medical treatment.
provides celebrity autographed baseball caps.
Provides families with free uplifting portraits of their children who are battling life-threatening illnesses. Pictures are taken by award-winning photographers.
Aims to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families by providing direct financial assistance, scholarships, and other support services
Assists young adult survivors of cancer with a successful transition into their post-treatment life, by providing financial support through the distribution of grants and scholarships.
Offers free personalized songs for children and teens that are facing medical or emotional hardships.
Dedicated to financially supporting families enduring pediatric cancer.
Helps children by providing a medical grant that is to be used for medical services not covered or not completely covered by commercial health benefit plans
Uses donated human hair to make free wigs for kids experiencing hair loss due to medical reasons.
Light House: www.lighthousefamilyretreat.org
Believe in Tomorrow Foundation (housing during treatment): http://www.believeintomorrow.org
ViaCord: Spearheading research for many types of childhood cancer
STOMP the Monster: Helping those affected by cancer
The Sarah Grace Foundation: Helping children and families dealing with childhood cancer
Health Well Foundation Center: Assistance with medical co-pays.
Federal Cancer Fund: Financial assistance.
Andrew’s Helpful Hands: A foundation dedicated to helping families through bone marrow transplant.
Kid’s Kickin’ Cancer Foundation: Financial assistance.
One Mission: Hospital meal tickets, parking vouchers, transportation and grocery vouchers etc.
Air Care Flights: Flights for medical treatments.
A Wish Come True: Granting wishes for children with life threatening illnesses, MA and RI chapter.
A Wish Come True: Granting wishes for children with life threatening illnesses, other chapters.
Cancer Care Foundation: Financial assistance, free services, wigs and camps etc.
ACCO: Emergency funding, summer camps and transportation.
Super Siblings: Resource for siblings of child with cancer, a place to be heard, validated and supported.
Inspiration Through Art: Free photo shoots, cards and care packages.
The Sam Fund: Young adult survivors into post treatment transition with grants and scholarships.
Benjamin T. J. Mills Fund: Financial assistance for terminally ill children.
Clayton Dabney Organization: For needy families of children in the last stages of terminal cancer, creating lasting memories.
Blue Skies Family Retreat: http://www.blueskiesministries.org
Cord blood banking: cordbloodbanking.com