ISO: Young Cancer Survivors Who LOVE Soccer

The Craig Willinger Fund sends young soccer fans who have battled cancer to see their favorite soccer team- domestic or international- play on their home pitch or another unique soccer venue.  They are currently soliciting applications for an upcoming trip to FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada or other dream venue....


Fight Cancer With This FREE Cancer Fighting Video Game

  Any oncologist or parent will tell you that getting young cancer patients (that includes children, teenagers and even young adults) to stick to their treatment regimens and take their medications when and how they have been prescribed is no easy task.  To help encourage treatment adherence (which improves outcomes and...


Wish Fulfillment Organizations for People With Cancer

  Some wishes can come true.  Just ask anyone who has worked with one of the organizations listed below as they work to make wishes come true for people with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.  Some work specifically to grant wishes of children; others with adults; and still others for families who...


Financial Assistance for Families Affected by Pediatric Cancer

  Did you know that 30,000 – 40,000 children are currently undergoing treatment for cancer in the US?  Did you know that even with good insurance coverage, a family can still face out-pocket expenses (not including travel expenses) of $40,000+ per year?  Some parents even have to quit their jobs to...


Financial Assistance for Pediatric Sarcoma Patients from Dani’s Foundation

Dani’s Foundation not only funds research in hopes of finding the cause of and a cure for pediatric sarcoma, but they can also lend financial assistance to those patients & families who are financially struggling due to a sarcoma diagnosis & treatment.   Here’s the dealio (as my daughter always...


Alex’s Lemonade Stand Helps Pay for Travel Expenses for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Thanks to a generous grant from TD Bank, Alex’s  Lemonade Stand Foundation (an incredible organization that funds 250 research projects a year in hopes of finding a cure for pediatric cancer) can now help defray travel-related expenses for pediatric cancer patients.  Specific areas of financial assistance include:  airline tickets and gas cards; hotels...


Chemo Duck Helps Kids Get Through Chemotherapy

I think the only thing more frightening than hearing the words “You have cancer” is hearing that your child (or any child for that matter) has cancer.  To help parents prepare their children for chemotherapy treatments and eliminate fear of the unknown, Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program was born. (BTW, this...


Pennies from Heaven Provides Financial Assistance

If you are a parent caring for a sick child and need help making ends meet, Pennies from Heaven may be able to help. Financial Assistance for Families With a Sick Child Pennies from Heaven provides financial assistance for families in need so they don’t have to leave their sick child’s...




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