Thursday, October 28, 2010

Pediatric Cancer Resources

A list of state-specific and national pediatric cancer resources. These are primarily financial assistance-related, unless otherwise specified. There are many more out there so please comment if you're aware of others.

Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation- children and adults with cancer diagnosis in Massachusetts www.adambullen.com

Alex’s Lemonade Stand- information and resources for all cancer patients, financial assistance for patients at certain hospitals www.alexslemonade.org

Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation- assistance for single mothers of childhood cancer patients at certain hospitals, otherwise may be eligible for Every Day Assistance Fund www.andreriveroflife.org

Angel 34- childhood cancer patients, national www.angel34.org

Angel on my Shoulder- unique assistance, camp, and more for cancer patients in WI www.angelonmyshoulder.org

BASE Camp- pediatric patients with cancer, sickle cell anemia, hemophilia, and other rare/orphan hematological diseases living in Florida, hospital lunches, food and financial assistance, milestone parties www.basecamp.org

Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation- childhood cancer patients living in or being treated in Illinois www.bearnecessities.org

Brain Tumor Foundation for Children- brain tumor patients at certain hospitals in the south www.braintumorkids.org

Bryan’s Dream- national, brain tumor patients www.bryansdream.org

Cancer Care- patients with cancer, national www.cancercare.org

Cancer Warriors- critically needy childhood cancer patients in Georgia www.cancerwarriors.org

Chai Lifeline- primarily for Jewish patients with cancer, national www.chailifeline,org

Childhood Leukemia Foundation-information and gifts for pediatric cancer patients (any cancer), national www.clf4kids.org

Children’s Cancer Association- childhood cancer patients in Oregon and SW Washington www.joyrx.org

Children’s Cancer Fund of America- childhood cancer patients, national www.ccfoa.org

Children’s Cancer Fund of New Mexico- childhood cancer patients in New Mexico www.ccfnm.org

Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation- childhood cancer patients, national www.cancerrecovery.org

Children’s Chance- childhood cancer patients in South Carolina www.childrenschance.org

Clayton Dabney Foundation- terminally ill children, national www.claytondabney.org

Cure for Cancers- cancer patients in northern California www.cureforcancers.org

Embrace Kids- childhood cancer or blood disorder patients in New Jersey www.embracekids.org

First Hand Foundation- childhood cancer patients, national www.firsthandfoundation.org

Foundation for Children with Cancer- childhood cancer patients, national www.childrenwithcancer.org

Friends4Michael Foundation- childhood brain tumor patients, national www.friends4michael.org

Friends of Karen- childhood cancer patients in parts of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York www.friendsofkaren.org

Godstock- chronically ill children in North Carolina www.godstock.org

Have a Heart Children’s Cancer Charity- childhood cancer patients, certain East Coast hospitals and children’s organizations www.haveaheartcharity.org

Hawaii Children’s Cancer Foundation- childhood cancer patients in Hawaii www.hccf.org

Hope Cancer Fund- cancer patients living in California, Colorado, Kansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Michigan, Nebraska, and Wyoming www.hopecancerfund.com

Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services- childhood cancer patients living in these California counties: Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito and South Santa Clara www.jacobsheart.org

Jake Owen Raborn Foundation- childhood cancer patients, national www.jakesfoundation.org

Jonathan Cancer Fund- childhood cancer patients living in Onondaga County, New York www.jonathancancerfund.org

Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund- terminally, critically, and chronically ill, severely disabled, or seriously injured children living in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey www.dolanfund.org

Locks of Love- hair prostheses for childhood cancer patients, national www.locksoflove.org

Melonhead Foundation- childhood cancer patients, national www.melonhead.org

Michael Magro Foundation- childhood cancer patients at Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop-University Hospital www.michaelmagrofoundation.com

Michael Quinlan Brain Tumor Foundation- brain tumor patients in Kentucky and southern Indiana, educational materials, support groups and counseling, relaxation therapies, financial assistance with medical expenses www.mqbtf.org

Mikey’s Way- childhood cancer patients, distributes toys and handheld electronics at hospitals in New York www.mikeysway.org

Miracles of Mitch Foundation- childhood cancer patients in Minnesota www.miraclesofmitch.org

Mission4Maureen- brain tumor patients, national www.mission4maureen.com

Mission of Hope Cancer Fund- cancer patients living in Michigan www.cancerfund.org

A Mother’s Kiss- childhood cancer patients in Long Island and Metro-New York www.amotherskiss.org

Multi-County Cancer Support Network- cancer patients living in these Tennessee counties: Franklin, Coffee, Moore, Lincoln, Grundy, Marion, Warren, and Bedfordwww.mccsn.org

National Children’s Cancer Society- childhood cancer patients, national www.nationalchildrenscancersociety.com

Nikki Leach Foundation- cancer patients age 16-25, national www.nikkileach.org

No Wooden Nickels- cancer patients in Illinois (hoping to expand by 2012) www.nowoodennickels.org

Oklahoma Brain Tumor Foundation- brain tumor patients in Oklahoma www.okbtf.org

Padres Contra el Cancer (Parents Against Cancer)- Latino childhood cancer patients in southern California www.iamhope.org

Reflections of Grace- national, brain tumor patients www.reflectionsofgrace.org

Rise Above It Foundation- patients age 15-39 undergoing or pursuing clinical trial options, national www.raibenefit.org

The Sarah Grace Foundation for Children with Cancer- patients in the Pediatric Oncology Departments of Schneider Children's Hospital, Winthrop, Columbia, Montefiore, and Nassau University Medical Center www.thesarahgracefoundation.org

Smiles for Sophie Forever- national, brain tumor patients www.smilesforsophieforever.org

Sparrow Clubs USA- any child with a major illness or significant disability with a compelling practical or financial need, national www.sparrowclubs.org

Szott Foundation- childhood cancer patients in the Twin Cities, Minnesota www.szottfoundation.org

The Tomorrow Fund- childhood cancer patients treated at The Tomorrow Fund Clinic Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital www.tomorrowfund.org

United Cancer Assistance Network- support and assistance to cancer patients residing in southeast Missouri and northeast Arkansas www.ucanpb.com

Wigs for Kids- hair prostheses for low-income childhood cancer patients, national www.wigsforkids.org

Zichron Shlome Refuah Fund- Assists Jewish children or adults with cancer with a variety of assistance, national www.zsrf.org

1 comment:

karen gerstenberger said...

What a wonderful gift for your patients and their families! You might want to look into Team Unite (www.teamunite.net), the Brain Candy Foundation, the Hair Fairy, and the Henry Tucker Foundation - all the work of friends whose children passed away from various types of cancer. Blessings to you and your work!