Kids Beating Cancer Overview
Target demographics: Serving children with cancer, leukemia, and related life-threatening diseases of all races, ages - birth through 17 years old.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 300
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Assemble packages for children with cancer while in the hospital, "My Room" decorations, toys and crafts. Participate at children's parties, events and activities.
Geographic areas served: Central Florida, Florida & US
Programs: Fund the Match support pre-transplant test never funded by Medicaid
Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center at Florida Hospital for Children
Karing 4 Kids
Meals for Families while in the KBC PTC
My Room decorating a child's hospital room in a theme when they go to transplant
THE HEART OF OUR MISSION: children in need of marrow and stem cell transplants.
OUR CORE OBJECTIVE: helping children and their families before, during and after transplantation.
Because all a family should worry about is helping their child live!
Over 7,500 children served
Over 37,000 potential donors tested
Over 11 million dollars raised
Opened the Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center in 2012