Physician Spotlight

Mark W. Kieran, MD, PhD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, MA Read More
Family Resources / Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Angel Flight West

Angel Flight West arranges free air transportation in response to health care and other compelling human needs.

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Camp Sunshine

Camp Sunshine enriches the lives of children with cancer and their families through recreational, educational and support programs allowing them to share similar experiences and to participate in activities that promote normal childhood development as they cope with the challenges of childhood cancer.

Camp Sunshine's recreational, educational and support programs provide opportunities that promote individual growth and self-confidence, peer support through friendships with others experiencing similar challenges, and normal life experiences for children with cancer and their families. These activities promote and enhance normal childhood development and help children cope with the challenges of cancer.

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Chemo Angels

Chemo Angels is a volunteer organization dedicated to adding a ray of sunshine to the lives of those undergoing IV chemo treatment. We believe people going through the physical, emotional and mental rigors of chemotherapy deserve some encouragement. Many of our Chemo Angel volunteers are cancer survivors themselves, or people whose lives have been affected by cancer in some way. Our common denominator is a desire to brighten the lives of cancer patients while they are going through this challenging time.

Chemo Angels is a program dedicated to supporting people with cancer. In addition to providing helpful information and cancer related resources, we match patients who are going through the difficult time of chemotherapy with "Angels". The function of these Angels is - through little notes, cards and occasional small gifts - to bring a bit of cheer and encouragement.

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Flashes of Hope

Flashes of Hope is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating uplifting portraits of children fighting cancer and other life threatening illnesses. The portraits, taken by award-winning photographers, help children feel better about their changing appearance by celebrating it. For families of terminally ill children, it's especially important to have a portrait that preserves forever the beauty, grace and dignity of their child.

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Give Kids the World

Give Kids The World is a non-profit organization that exists only to fulfill the wishes of all children with life-threatening illnesses and their families from around the world to experience a memorable, joyful, cost-free visit to the Central Florida attractions, and to enjoy the magic of Give Kids The World Village for as long as there is a need.

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Lighthouse Family Retreat

The Lighthouse mission is to serve children with cancer and their families at a seaside retreat and help them to laugh, restore family relationships and find hope in God. Our hope is that families return home from The Lighthouse and continue their journey with renewed strength, hope and love.

The Lighthouse was designed to bring joy to children with cancer and their families, while renewing their strength, hope, and love. We accomplish this mission through our distinctive volunteers, nurturing environment, and inspirational program.

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Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish will grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

The Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep Foundation (NILMDTS) administers a network of nearly 3,000 volunteer professional photographers in the United States and eight International countries. At a family's request, a NILMDTS Affiliated Photographer will come to your hospital or hospice location and conduct a sensitive and private portrait session. The portraits are then professionally retouched and presented to the families on an archival DVD or CD that can be used to print portraits of their cherished baby.

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Songs of Love

As a way of providing sick children with a source of inspiration, joy, and possibly even healing, songwriters and performers compose and record a unique, personalized, one-of-a-kind song for them.

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Super Sibs

This organization was established to support and recognize brothers and sisters of children with cancer. Any children from the United States and Canada between the ages of 4 & 18 with a sibling who has been diagnosed with cancer is eligible for age-appropriate services at no cost to the family.

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The Littlest Heroes

Mission: To promote spiritual, emotional, social, and physical healing of children living with cancer and their families by developing and providing a total system of support that compliments traditional health care.

The Littlest Heroes improves the lives of Northeast Ohio children living with cancer by providing services that address the social, emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of childhood cancer. All services are provided free of charge and delivered directly to families in need.

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Visage Portrait Designs

Julie Walborn offers her exquisite talent of photography to families of children diagnosed with a glioma.

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