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Kids Beating Cancer

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Cancer, Cancer Research, Health, Health Support

Mission: Kids Beating Cancer provides access to cures through the science of cutting edge bone marrow and stem cell transplants at the KIDS BEATING CANCER PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANT CENTER, while advancing cellular therapy and pediatric innovative research to rapidly move new discoveries to patient care at the Kids Beating Cancer Cellular Therapy Lab and the Kids Beating Cancer Infusion Center. THE HEART OF OUR MISSION: Ending Childhood cancer 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!

Results: Since 1992, Kids Beating Cancer: 9,500 children served nationwide $22 Million dollars raised 110 Transplants received funding 38,000 potential donors tested 20,000 meals for families 2012 Opening of the KIDS BEATING CANCER PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANT CENTER 2020 Opening of the Kids Beating Cancer Cellular Therapy Lab 2020 Opening of the Kids Beating Cancer Infusion Center February, 2020, The SCIENCE IS THE CURE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

Community Stories

87 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

As I was looking foe internship I stumbled upon Kids Beating Cancer. I looked deeper into the organazation and fell in love with them. Their Mission statment is to increase access to treatment, identify & diversify the National Registry, fund uninsured expenses & provide support for our families. I knew right away I wanted to be part of this great organization. Helping children to continue living happy and healthy lives is where I want to help.

Leandra M.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I signed up to be a summer intern at Kids Beating Cancer not knowing that this organization would have the impact on my life that it has. What drew me to the organization was that its mission was to help save the lives of children that are suffering with cancer. Specifically, it is an organization that helps patients in need of bone marrow transplants. It is rewarding to know that when I am helping at fundraising drives and donor recruitment drives that I am helping to save a life. I have been lucky enough to never have known anyone close to me suffer with cancer. I became so inspired after volunteering here that I signed up to be a bone marrow donor.

Karen G.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

After having two bone marrow transplant, I wanted to give back and help with awareness. I met Adele about two years ago. They have a great organization and I have enjoyed learning from them. They are commented to the bone marrow registry. I look forward to doing more bone marrow drives with them.

Lisa B.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Wow where do I begin? My son was diagnosed with brain cancer almost 6 years ago. A volunteer from Kids Beating Cancer came to visit him after his surgery. We have had nothing but a positive experience with the organization. Everyone there is so warm and welcoming and they are always willing to help. It really made me feel good to know I had positive people on my son’s side cheering him to recovery.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Kids Beating Cancer is an amazing non-profit organization that uses bone marrow donations and umbilical cord blood transplants to help treat children with cancer and other life threatening diseases. Kids Beating Cancer hosts bone marrow donor drives throughout the community, to gain donors and increase awareness of the benefit of bone marrow donations. This organization also provides support for the children and families through fun seasonal themed parties, hospital visits that include a special teddy bear or blanket, and overall general support during these tough times.
I am currently an intern and volunteer at Kids Beating Cancer and have learned a lot by helping Adele and Cecilia get ready for bone marrow donor drives and through working at the drives. I enjoy the time I spend at the KBC office and am always looking forward to the next opportunity I have to inform someone that their donation could save a child's life.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am currently an intern at Kids Beating Cancer. Adele and Cecelia are two great preceptors and are always assigning us work to help out around the office. I have volunteered at a few drives already and am looking forward to helping out at more. I happy to be an intern at Kids Beating Cancer and am happy to be a part of such a great cause.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have volunteered to help at a few drives that were very successful. I look forward to helping more in the future. Adele and Cecelia are great to work with and this is truly a great nonprofit. It is a challenge to get minority donors, but step by step we can all make it happen.

Meagan R.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Since May 16, I have been working with Adele Doctor and Cecilia Marshall-Doctor at Kids Beating Cancer. It has been a great experience, working at an organization that makes such a difference in children's lives. It has been very beneficial for me, especially working at the marrow drives (up to 3, will be working at 2 more at Valencia), because I am not an incredibly social person. Also, my eye contact is still a work-in-progress. Doing these drives has helped me break out of my shell a bit and has helped me IMMENSELY with my eye contact; in fact, my eye contact is the best it has ever been for a very long time.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am a nurse at Cape Canaveral Hospital. We are planning a bone marrow drive at three Health-first facilities in Brevard County September 8, 2009. Adele Doctor from Kids Beating Cancer came to our Tiger Team meeting, and showed a video and gave us instructions and equipment for our drive. We also had one of our associates speak who had been a marrow donor in the past. Both speakers were well received. I have appreciated the communication from Adele, and the support she has given us. We look forward to a great drive and hope to help a young man in Palm Bay who needs a bone marrow transplant.

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Donor

Rating: 5

Kids Beating Cancer is a wonderful organization from the workers, volunteers to the donors. It is such a pleasure to work a Giving the Gift of Life event for the US Postal Service. Our employees step up to the plate to become Bone Marrow Donors. When looking back over the years one USPS event stands out in my mind. One of our supervisor's brother was in need of a bone marrow transplant. Adele Doctor, Kids Beating Cancer and Elaine Pancake, US Postal Service gave us the go ahead to organize the Drive. In two hours we had 60+ Postal employees signed up to give the gift of life. The next drive was for the same person but in a different office. Once again the turn out was incredible! My thanks goes out to all US Postal Service employees participating in Giving the Gift of Life. My heart goes out to the family and friends with a loved one in need. God bless all. Sincerely, JoAnn Goodrich

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

KidsBeatingCancer is an awesome non-profit!!! Our daughter,Lyndsey, participated as a model in their American Girl Fashion Show Benefit & it was such a blessing! She was able to make a positive impact in the lives of kids fighting cancer & have a wonderful and memorable experience at the same time!!....We can't say enough Great things about this organization!!! We are happy to recommend this great non-profit! What a terrific Group! Sincerely, The Koch Family (Orlando)

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Awesome non-profit that has helped so many kids find marrow donors so they were able to access the treatment their Doctor ordered. I know they have helped many African American children who has the hardest time identifing a volunteer donor.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

The experience I had was great. They were honest and they helped us to provide help within our community. They were so professional and they explained the process to everyone who came to our Bone Marrow Drive. We have another drive on Aug 22, 2009 and they helped get the word out as well as got us on the radio. I cannot say enough about how they made everything so easy for this cause which has affected our fraternity personally.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Hi, I first learned about "Kids Beating Cancer" when I attended a police conference in the Radisson Hotel Miami in 2007. I attended the conference as a member of South Wales Police, and met Adel and the girls on their stand outside the conference rooms. I was interested in the work they did and the help and continued support they provided to children and their families who suffered from cancer. The information they gave was first class and they were trying relentlessly to to recruit new, much needed bone marrow donors to give these children a better life. I was so impressed with the work they were doing, I made contact with similar agencies when I returned to the UK, and have provided contact details of "Kids Beating Cancer" to them to share best practice and provide a link between the USA and UK. All I can say as an outsider is, "keep doing the good work" and please fully endorse the excellent work this organisation is currently doing.