August 18, 2017

About Us

Imagine a place designed specifically for kids with cancer.
The KIDS CANCER CENTER is that place and so much more.

Since inception over 90% of all donations received will go directly to programs and services to benefit our young patients and families.

Pediatric Oncology Patient Care Navigator Program

  • A licensed certified Pediatric Oncology Nurse who assists young patients and faamilies navigate their way through the difficult journey of childhood cancer.
  • Provides educational support related to diagnosis, medications, treatment plan and late effects after treatment is completed.
  • Facilitates physical emotional and financial assistance.
  • Collaborates with other medical and supportive care providers.
  • Coordinates local, state and national resources to meet the needs of the patient and family.
  • Provides community education and awareness.

Child Enrichment Program

  • A Certified specialist trained in child development who provides therapeutic arts and crafts, play and interaction for patients and siblings in the Kids Cancer Center and Hospital.
  • Teaches patients and families special techniques to use during procedures and treatments.
  • Develops and facilitates arts and crafts, cooking, and painting classes
  • Coordinates and educates Kids Cancer Foundation volunteers

Educational Advocacy Program

  • Advocates for patients and families with the school system.
  • Coordinates Hospital/Homebound students.
  • Assists and coordinates for school re-entry
  • Facilitates Neurospychology Testing.

Tutoring and Homework Club for patients and siblings

  • Provides educational assistance with their studies for all ages and grade levels.

Gift Card Program

  • Enables families to purchase basic necessities of food, clothing and gas to come to and from treatment.

Family Socials and Kids Night Out

  • Free, fun and entertaining events outside of the hospital.
  • Benefit patients and families by allowing them the opportunity to network with one another.

Portable Play Carts and Treasure Chests

  • Colorful carts stocked with video games, toys, board games and arts and crafts.
  • Toy chests filled with special treats at the Doctors office and Hospital.

Legacy Bead Program

  • Allows patients to collect colorful beads that represent their journey through treatment.