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Family Assistance

Family Assistance

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.

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.

Read more about the many research projects you’re helping to fund — and the success we’re having!

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

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation

The Andrew McDonough B+® Foundation was created to honor a 14-year-old star -- on and off the soccer and baseball fields. He bravely battled leukemia with his "Be Positive" attitude and B+ bloodtype, never leaving the hospital for 167 days, and earned his spot in heaven in July 2007. The B+ Foundation spreads Andrew's positive attitude and zest for life and has changed the way thousands of families relate to each other. We have also helped thousands of families across the country each year -- financially and emotionally -- as they care for their child with cancer. We have committed millions of dollars to children's cancer research in the hope that soon no family will go through the loss that we have. Help us spread the B+ message!
The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationFriday, August 18th, 2017 at 6:35am

B+ Hero Joey starts college today! Joey was the very first child in the B+ Heroes Program. In 2008, he was "adopted" by Sigma Phi Epsilon - University of Delaware for UDance.

Joey B (www.caringbridge.org/visit/joeyb) fought leukemia for 3...

The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationThursday, August 17th, 2017 at 2:42am

On Saturday, B+ Heroes and families will visit New Jersey Motorsports Park - NJMP as guests of the Delaware Valley Chapter BMW CCA.

B+ Hero families will get to meet drivers, take a few laps around the track in a race...

The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationMonday, August 14th, 2017 at 10:22am

Happy 8th Birthday to B+ Hero Daulton!

Through the B+ Heroes Program, Daulton has been "adopted" by Alpha Sigma Phi - UD for UDance.

Notes from Joe

77 Checks in One Week!

THIS is what YOU make possible.  Because of you, I signed 77 checks last Friday to help families of kids with cancer pay their bills.  Tomorrow, I expect it will be a similar amount.  Twelve year old Daniela wrote "Thank you B+ for helping my parents out with paying...

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Tara, Reba & Golf

July 14th Thank you very much for all the nice, supportive comments as we faced the 10th anniversary of Andrew's passing on July 14th.  It was so hard!  In some ways, it feels like we were in the hospital just 6 months ago.  In other ways, it feels like an eternity...

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Missing My Boy!

Ten years ago today, the world lost the brightest of stars and I lost one of my best friends, my flesh and blood, and part of who I am.   On the morning of July 14, 2007, my son, Andrew John McDonough, was alive and we still had hope; albeit small. But, at 1:55pm that...

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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

B+ School Events
Alabama Spin-A-Thon

Alabama Spin-A-Thon

Fall 2017

University of Alabama

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November 18th, 2017

New York University

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B+ Events
Join us for a marathon -- or half marathon!

Join us for a marathon -- or half marathon!

Date: March 4, 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA

Raise a minimum of $2,600 and receive:  Free Registration – Pre-race meal – B+ Running Shirt – Domestic Airfare – Lodging – B+ Running Coach – Finisher’s Medal – Personalized Fundraising Website – and more!

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Join us for Golf or Dinner

Golf Outing and Dinner

Date: Monday, September 25, 2017

Location: The DuPont Country Club, Wilmington

Join us for a fabulous day of golf on the Championship Course and stay for a delicious buffet dinner, drinks, and dessert.
Or bring your spouses, friends or family to join us for dinner, drinks, and dessert.  Invite your colleagues and reserve a table for 10!

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License Plate

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

B+ Nation Events
B+ Night at The Mets

B+ Night at The Mets

Date: August 8th @7pm

Location: Citi Field

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Miss Jetset

Miss Jetset

We’re happy to announce we’ve partnered with The Miss Jetset Cover Model Search again this year to continue raising awareness and funds for the fight against childhood cancer.



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