ACCO is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, support, serve and advocate for families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer, survivors of childhood cancer, and the professionals who care for them. Resources, free publications, treatment-related information, support services, as well as referrals are available upon request.
The Children's Cancer Association's goal is simple: the programs bring the joy of music, the magic of wishes, the power of information and compassion for seriously ill children and their families. CCA works directly with kids, families and medical professionals in Oregon and SW Washington. They also provide a free national resource directory on childhood cancer.
NCCF supports the work of the Children's Oncology Group at over 235 childhood cancer research and treatment centers throughout North America, and advocates for children with cancer and their families. A free newsletter, Childhood CancerLine, is available upon request.
Famous Fone Friends
Famous Fone Friends connects hospitalized and homebound children with celebrities through telephone calls.
Kids Cancer Network provides a national bimonthly children's activities letter online called FUNLETTER. Other programs include Affection Connection certificate program for doctors and nurses, Tri Delta Sorority Pen Friends, a prayer network, and a guest book. Information is also available in Spanish.
The NCCS provides financial assistance, advocacy, emotional support, and education to families who have children diagnosed with cancer. NCCS also provides free educational materials and a newsletter.
Pediatric Oncology Resource Center
Special Love, Inc.
Special Love, Inc. sponsors Camp Fantastic and 19 other events for children with cancer and their families in the Mid-Atlantic region. Program eligibility varies by event but generally includes patients up to 25 years of age. Special Love also provides a free newsletter, Love Letter.
Starlight Children's Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for seriously ill children and their families through a variety of in-hospital and outpatient programs and services.
SuperSibs! provides services free of charge to honor, support and recognize brothers and sisters of children, teens and young adults with cancer. As a national nonprofit organization, Supersibs! brings age appropriate comfort and care (via mail, internet and at hospital picnics, parties and cancer related events) to these "shadow" siblings in the U.S. and Canada between the ages of 4-19. In addition, SuperSibs! offers college scholarships to High School Senior SIBLINGS of children with cancer. To make a referral, go to www.supersibs.org or call 866-444-SIBS (7427).