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Family Assistance

Family Assistance

The Andrew McDonough B+ (Be Positive) Foundation is one of the largest providers of financial assistance to families of kids with cancer nationwide.


The B+ Foundation has helped thousands of families being treated at over 240 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. Scroll down the homepage to learn more.

Cancer Research


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.

Capitol Hill


The B+ Foundation is one of the Co-Founders of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) and a member of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer.

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

Have You Seen…


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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation with Joe McDonough.Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 9:31am

Yesterday, Andrew's Dad was a guest speaker at the Jefferson Medical College's first-year medical student orientation. This is the 6th year Joe has been invited to share a family's perspective to remind the students that their future patients are real people with real families.

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The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationWednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 5:36am

Excited to bring awareness to Childhood Cancer this Saturday at FC Cincinnati match against Charleston Battery. There will be a B+ Foundation video presentation at halftime and a B+ Hero and some of her Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center doctors and nurses will be honored....

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The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationTuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 3:41am

Over 200 UD Sigma Kappa sisters are sending their love to their B+ Hero Victoria, as she has surgery today.

Through the B+ Heroes Program, Victoria has been "adopted" by Sigma Kappa at the University of Delaware for UDance.

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The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationTuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 3:33am

"TCNJam made me appreciate all that I have, made me a more empathetic person, and allowed me to truly discover my passion. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to educate the community about childhood cancer, inspire others to make a difference and of course...

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The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationMonday, July 25th, 2016 at 2:30am

B+ Night at the New York Mets is August 10th at 7:10! If you buy your ticket today, you'll receive a FREE B+ hat!

B+ Heroes from the New York area will join us on 8/10 to watch the Mets take...

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation with Sarah Moses.Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 3:34am

NYDM Director and The B+ Foundation supporter, Sarah, brought B+ to The Wicklow Mountains in Ireland.

Remember to bring B+ on your summer travels and send pictures of your adventures to Carly@BePositive.org!

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Notes from Joe

A Sister’s Tribute – 9th Anniversary

Each year, as we get into July, a heaviness comes over me. It feels like my heart beats faster and memories race through my mind, as July 14th gets closer and closer. Don’t get me wrong… This heaviness is felt often throughout the year and hits at the most random...

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A Message from Ali

This week, I was reminded that something seemingly “material” can be so meaningful when there are memories associated with it. On Wednesday, we learned that our home phone’s answering machine broke. Who cares, right? So wrong… For the last 10 years, if you called our...

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Join the FIGHT

PHILADELPHIA FIGHT JOINS OUR FIGHT The Philadelphia Fight is a professional rugby club who has selected The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation as their philanthropy.  Last night, the Fight took on the NY Knights in a battle of undefeated teams.  The Philadelphia Fight...

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“Of all the charities and organizations that I have participated in over the years, B+ is far and away the most inspirational.” – Dan B

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Childhood Cancer License Plate!

It took us 5 years, and it’s finally here.

Now you can raise awareness wherever you drive with the new Delaware Conquer Childhood Cancer license plate.

Application and instructions here

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FC Cincinnati

FC Cincinnati B+ Foundation Childhood Cancer Game

July 30th, 2016

FC Cincinnati will host Charleston Battery and Joe McDonough while honoring Andrew, his friends Jimmy McLaughlin (FC Cinc) and Dante Marini (Charleston), and B+ Hero Natalie during their childhood cancer game to raise awareness for The B+ Foundation and the fight against childhood cancer.

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