Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Rating: 4.98 stars   45 reviews

Issues: Health, Cancer

Location: 55 W. Wacker Drive Suite 1100 Chicago IL 60601 USA

Mission: Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation is a national organization dedicated to elimintate pediatric cancer and to provide hope and support to those who are touched by it.
Target demographics: Children 0-19 battling cancer and their immediate families
Geographic areas served: Local and National
Programs: Bear Hugs. A Bear Hug is a customized experience that brightens the life of a child going through cancer. The Bear Hugs Program also provides immediate family support for financial burden and essential needs. The Bear Discoveries Program awards medical research grants nationwide primarily to junior investigative researchers who make meaningful advancements and discoveries towards finding a cure and therapies for various types of pediatric cancer.
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EIN 36-3874655
312-214-1200
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Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

Our staff at the hospital has seen, first hand, how Bear Necessities makes a difference in the lives of our pediatric oncology patients and families. The Small Miracle program gives kids a chance to have fun and gives them something to look forward to. They love brainstorming ideas for their Small Miracle and love to tell us about it after it is complete. The Family Support Program has helped countless families keep the lights on, pay the rent, get back and forth to the hospital, and so much more. I cannot say enough good things about Bear Necessities. Their support is crucial to our families during the course of their child's treatment.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the delivery of small miracles and family support to our pediatric oncology patients and families.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Getting to see how their programs positively impact the lives of our patients and families.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Phenomenal! Caring, dedicated, compassionate, loving, and so much more...

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Touch the lives of many more children and families

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-6-01

 
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