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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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

7 people found this review helpful

I was honored to be a part of the gala event and have the opportun ity to listen to a youngman share his experince. I know first hand the support it provided for him and his family. Bear Neccesities was a god send and it allowed him the opportunity to not only survive but he has and continues to be a great success.

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Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

I attended an event to benefit Bear Necessities recently. The people were warm and friendly. Every person I meet seemed to generally understand the effects that Cancer can have on a family and how it strains relationships. I only wish they could share their understanding with the general populous. I found comfort in associating with others who could relate and help with the process. Please seek them out.

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

the community; through events and actions they have taken to imporve young peopeles lives

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

try to reach more children so i could impack them possitively

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

watching them effect young people in such a profound way

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

amazing poeple who are selfless

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

touch and impact so many more of those in need

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i had more time to spend with the great people of the organization

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

finding more great peopele so they can exspand their reach

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i would not spend time filling out this survey unless i believed in this cause

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