December 14, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: What is the Kids Cancer Foundation?

A: The Kids Cancer Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) foundation, established in 2001 by a group of doctors, nurses, parents and community leaders. Our mission is to provide hope and support to children and families battling cancer and/or a blood disorder in our community. We work collaboratively with the medical team and we are able to coordinate local, state and national services with our services to ensure the needs of our children and families are met.

Q: Why is the Kids Cancer Center needed?

A: When a child is diagnosed with cancer their childhood days quickly change to be filled with chemotherapy and endless doctor and hospital visits. Life not only changes for the child diagnosed with cancer but for the entire family. Doctors and Nurses work hard to cure the cancer but families need more than just medical help to get through this stressful and fearful time in their lives. This is where the Kids Cancer steps in to fill this void.

Q: Why should you support the Kids Cancer Foundation?

A: The Kids Cancer Foundation has the dedication, knowledge and resources to assist families during this difficult time and we actively advocate for the child and family throughout treatment and beyond. The Kids Cancer Foundation works collaboratively with the medical team and we are able to coordinate local, state, and national services with our services to ensure the needs of children and their families are met. This coordination of education and support is critical as it has been shown to increase both a child’s quality of life and overall chance of survival.

Q: Who sits on your Board of Directors?

A: The Kids Cancer Foundation is unique because it is governed by an Executive Board comprised of parents of children who have been diagnosed with cancer and/or a serious blood disorder, healthcare professionals and community leaders. All are dedicated and experienced in the unique medical and supportive care needs of children battling cancer and/or a blood disorder.

Q: Who sits on your Advisory Council?

A: The Kids Cancer Foundation has an Advisory Council comprised of influential individuals within the community who support our mission.

Q: How can I support the Kids Cancer Foundation?

A: You can do one of the following:

  • Make a donation directly to the Kids Cancer Foundation by mailing a check payable to: Kids Cancer Foundation, 246 Royal Palm Beach Blvd | Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411.
  • Call Michelle O’Boyle @ 561-333-8116 to discuss sponsorship opportunities or to request further information regarding the Foundation.
  • Start your own fundraising effort for the Foundation.
  • Offer to volunteer your time, goods and services to the Foundation.

 

Q: Are my donations tax-deductible?

A:Yes. As a non-profit, 501(c)(3), tax-exempt corporation, The Kids Cancer Foundation receives no governmental or state funding. Contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
2010-2015 Certificate of Exemption
501(c)(3) Certificate