The Children's Security Blanket

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth

Location: 350 Cedar Springs Road Spartanburg SC 29302 USA

Mission: The mission of The Children’s Security Blanket is to provide financial support, connect those in need with those who can assist, and deliver hope to families whose children are facing cancer.
Target demographics: provide financial and emotional assistance to families coping with childhood cancer
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 90 Spartanburg families
Geographic areas served: Spartanburg, SC
Programs: Financial assistance for transportation, lodging, meals and other expenses not covered by insurance when families must travel for treatment; summer camp; counseling for parents; toys for children with cancer and back to school gift cards.
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Rating: 5 stars  

My son was diagnosed at the age of 13 with stage 2 hodgkins Lymphoma. Within days of this terrible day, i was sitting at the Children's Sercuity Blanket with Tom. He was so nice and encouraging. They helped us with gas money and prayers. Zack has attended Children's Security Blanket parties and dinners and has had a great time. They have called and check on us, they have given us blankets, toys, and household items. They have been a blessing and I hope if anyone is going thru something like childhood cancer that they reach out to Childrens Security Blanket. They are AWESOME.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would change nothing

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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Rating: 5 stars  

Our son was diagnosed at age 10 with leukemia. He required 3 1/2 years of chemo and has only in the past few weeks finally finished his treatment and had his port removed. He is in remission and 14 years old. Children's Security Blanket was the first organization and the only organization in Spartanburg that reached out to help us. They visited our home and asked how they could help. They presented our son with a blanket with his name on it. They gave us gas cards to cover our mileage for round trips to the hospital 50 miles round trip, many times a week for years! Every summer they held a pizza party at the local outdoor swim park and also a delicious holiday dinner. The get-togethers have been a great chance to meet other families who also have children in treatment for cancer.

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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