We’re helping kids fight cancer through…
The Andrew McDonough B+ (Be Positive) Foundation is the largest provider of financial assistance to families of kids with cancer nationwide.
The B+ Foundation has helped thousands of families being treated at over 200 U.S. hospitals. Thanks to your generous support, we have been able to lessen the financial burden so families can focus on what’s most important — their child’s health. Continue reading to learn more.
The B+ Foundation is proud to support cutting-edge childhood cancer research across the country. A few of the world-class institutions that have received our support include Seattle Children’s Hospital, Dana-Farber/Harvard Medical Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Children’s Oncology Group, the leading childhood cancer research organization in the country, has been a beneficiary of our support as well. This is a time of great discovery in childhood cancer research. We owe it to the children — those 46 kids who are diagnosed each school day — to seize this opportunity.
Read more about the many research projects you’re helping to fund — and the success we’re having!
These groups are the preeminent, national collaborations of childhood cancer charities and medical professional groups, who advocate for greater awareness of childhood cancer and significantly increased federal and private sector funding of childhood cancer research.
Numbers that need to change
Number of children diagnosed with cancer every school day
Percentage of federal cancer research funding that is dedicated to childhood cancer research
Number of children that will die this week from cancer
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Notes from Joe
STAR Act Re-Introduced The Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act is arguably the most comprehensive childhood cancer bill ever introduced. As you may recall, we were thrilled to have 270 co-sponsors in the last House (bi-partisan...read more
10 years ago today, our lives changed forever. January 27, 2007, Andrew played 4 soccer games and helped his team win the state championship. Just 48 hours later, January 29, 2007, Andrew was at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children| Nemours with a diagnosis of Leukemia....read more
The B+ Junior Board New Year's Eve Party What a way to ring in 2017! The B+ Jr. Board held their inaugural New Year's Eve party at the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts on the Riverfront in Wilmington. There were about 150 people in attendance of all ages....read more
“Of all the charities and organizations that I have participated in over the years, B+ is far and away the most inspirational.” – Dan B
3rd Annual Cocktail Party