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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…


The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationFriday, February 12th, 2016 at 5:30am

B+ Nation, join us in letting B+ Hero Lilly know you're thinking of her. An MRI in December revealed tumor growth, so Lilly had surgery yesterday to have a port placed. Today, she begins another year of chemotherapy.

Leave Lilly messages...

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation added 2 new photos.Friday, February 12th, 2016 at 4:01am

#KidsHelpingKids: Third graders at Grace Church School in New York City decided to join The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer.

After learning of B+ from their student teacher, New York University student and NYDM...

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The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationThursday, February 11th, 2016 at 4:30am

Can you imagine biking 4,000 miles from the East Coast of the United States to the West Coast? That's exactly what the Illini 4000 team does, all to make a difference in the fight against cancer!

We are so grateful to...

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Notes from Joe

Give Kids a Voice

Give Kids a Voice! As you’ve heard recently in the news, the Executive Branch of our government has embarked on a “moonshot” project to cure cancer.  Thankfully, the White House memo that was released this week includes pediatric cancer in this... read more

The Forgotten Heroes

I’d like to shine a light today on the ‘forgotten heroes’ of childhood cancer — the siblings.  The child with cancer often receives a lot of attention, understandably.  Lying in the bed at night worrying about their little brother or wondering... read more

Jan 29th!!!

Nine years ago today, my life changed so dramatically.  And that of my wife, my daughter, and my son. My old life ended forever on Jan 28, 2007 and my new reality started on Jan 29th.  I left for work that morning giving my son a diet soda to settle his stomach since... 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

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Fordham Dance Marathon

February 27, 2016

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Villanova University

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Nashville Marathon

April 30, 2016

Run a marathon or half through Nashville.

Raise $2,600 and B+ will cover airfare, hotel, fees and more!

Learn more and sign up today! 




NYC Chapter 2nd Annual Cocktail Party

March 5, 2016

Join other Young Professionals for A Golden Evening at Midtown Loft and Terrace

B+ Nation Events

License Plate

We Need This License Plate

Calling All Delaware Drivers!

Help us bring a Childhood Cancer license plate to DE

We need 40 applications by December!

No cost to apply, just fill out this form and send it to us

Complete This Form Today!

Tooth Fairies with Purpose

Tooth Fairies with Purpose

Thursday, April 28th @ Cavaliers Country Club 6-8:30PM

Chinese auction, cash bar, 3 course buffet dinner

$25 per ticket

For more information or ticket sales/RSVP contact toothfairieswithpurpose@gmail.com

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