500 Number of children in New Jersey that are diagnosed with cancer every year. This is higher than all but 5 other states in the nation.
(Source: National Institutes of Health)
75% Percentage of families that will have at least one parent reduce hours or stop working to care for their child.
(Source: American Cancer Society)
15,700 Number of parents that will hear the words “your child has cancer.” Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children.
(Source: CureSearch)

Our Mission

What if every parent of a child with cancer had a place to turn to for support?

We believe that no family should suffer financial hardship while battling childhood cancer.

Taking action together we have the power to enable the medicine of hope.

Child with stuffed animal in hospital bed Child in treatment Smiling cancer survivor Happy, healthy child cancer survivor
Jan 27 2019

Theater Dance Center Benefit - Dance for a Cure

Theater Dance Center Dancers engage in a beautiful afternoon that demonstrates their talents, skills, and heart. All proceeds from this event benefit local children fighting cancer through the Fighting Children's Cancer Foundation.
Mar 23 2019

2019 Gala

The Fighting Children’s Cancer Foundation will hold its 17th annual gala, a festive and spirited gathering of friends and supporters united behind a worthy cause. Guests will enjoy a full Grand Cocktail Reception, live band, the amazing magic of Will Fern, a premier silent auction, Lucky Cork wine raffle, and more. Hear from the children and families, be moved by their stories of courage, and take heart in the impact you directly have on their healing and recovery. Join us!

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