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
Apr 27 2019

5th Annual Jersey Shore Comedy Night

Join us for a night of laughter and fun that helps courageous children with cancer and their families. Evening includes buffet dinner, 2 hours beer and wine, 3 acts of professional comedy by Headline Entertainment, Tricky Tray, and more!
May 15 2019

2019 North Jersey Chamber of Commerce Dueling Pianos Event

The event includes dinner, networking, wine, cash bar, and festive musical entertainment! Dueling Pianos will raise funds for The Fighting Children's Cancer Foundation and The Welcome Home Vets of NJ! An energetic night that raises funds and awareness - Join us!
Jun 18 2019

22nd Annual Golf Classic

Join us for the Foundation's golf event that started it all. This fun-filled day includes contests, prizes, golf on one of NJ's premier golf courses, great food and company...and proceeds directly help children fighting cancer and their families.

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