Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation
A national organization whose mission is to eliminate pediatric cancer and to provide hope and support to those who are touched by it.
Camp Kesem provides FREE summer camps to children, ages 6-16, whose parents have or had cancer. When a parent is diagnosed with cancer, the entire family is affected. Our goal is to serve the children whose emotional needs are often unmet, offering them an opportunity to spend a week with peers (who quickly become friends) who can relate to the worries and challenges they face. Our camps are operated, organized and run by college students, offering student leaders a chance to channel their passion for making a difference. Please see www.campkesem.org for a full listing of our camp locations.
The Children's Oncology Camp Foundation will provide Camp Mak-A-Dream as a medically supervised cost-free Montana experience, in an intimate community setting, to children, young adults, and families affected by cancer.
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
The Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation’s mission is to “improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.”
Hopecam connects homebound and hospitalized children, suffering from life-threatening illnesses, with their friends, classmates and family, using technology. Hopecam provides the equipment, internet, technology and human power to create connections, fight loneliness and lift the spirits of children, during this difficult time in their lives.
Make-A-Wish Illinois Chapter logo
Grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich their lives with hope, strength and joy.
One Step at a Time
Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. offers camp experiences and educational programs throughout the year that allow children with cancer to just be kids. Our programs offer fun, friendship and support in a safe and nurturing environment.