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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

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!

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Advocacy

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

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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!
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The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationSaturday, April 21st, 2018 at 11:00am

Today, we remember B+ Hero Noxah on his birthday. He should be turning 21 and celebrating with his friends and family.

After bravely fighting AML Leukemia, Noxah passed away in 2010.

We're thinking of Noxah, his friends,...

The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationFriday, April 20th, 2018 at 11:00am

Happy 7th Birthday to B+ Hero Mariah!

Through the B+ Heroes Program, Mariah has been “adopted” by Student Nurses Organization at UD for UDance.

The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationThursday, April 19th, 2018 at 11:00am

Because of YOUR donations, Everleigh’s family can make ends meet during her treatment. B+ Nation, thank you for embracing our mission and making a difference in the lives of others! #ThankfulThursday

Notes from Joe

The Circle of Support

Meet B+ Hero Riley Riley is a really cool, 6 year old girl from PA who was diagnosed with leukemia on March 29th.  It was such a privilege to get the opportunity to spend some time with Riley and her family today.  They're very early on in this journey and I would...

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It’s a Team Effort

Our Partners I gave a brief talk last week at the national conference of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers (APOSW) in Austin, TX. The pediatric oncology Social Workers are truly our partners in our B+ Family Assistance Program. They are our eyes and...

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Congratulations B+ NOVA Nation!

It was so fitting that I watched Monday's NCAA Men's Basketball Championship game at my hotel in Tuscaloosa, AL after a talk I gave at the University of Alabama.  Our partners at Alabama celebrated a National Championship in football in January and now I was watching...

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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
UT Austin

RoundUp for B+ at UT!

March 2018

The University of Texas, Austin

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CUDM

CUDM

April 14, 2018

Chapman University

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B+ Events
PAINT THE NIGHT GOLD - 4th Annual #BePosNYC Cocktail Party

PAINT THE NIGHT GOLD - 4th Annual #BePosNYC Cocktail Party

Please join us on Friday, April 13th at Shop Studios for Paint The Night Gold, the 4th annual B+ Cocktail Party proudly presented by #BePosNYC, The NYC Chapter of The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation.

We are looking forward to sharing this meaningful evening as we celebrate life, fight childhood cancer, and Be Positive.

Tickets are on sale now! Grab yours before they run out!

12th Annual B+ 5K Run/Walk!

12th Annual B+ 5K Run/Walk!

Date: June 20th, 2018

Location: Wilmington, DE

REGISTRATION BEGINS: 5:00pm
START TIME: 6:45pm
LOCATION: Salesianum School
1801 N. Broom St., 
Wilmington, DE
COURSE: Starts and finishes at Salesianum School

RUNNERS AND WALKERS OF ALL AGES ARE INVITED TO JOIN US

B+ 5K T-SHIRTS FOR FIRST 1,500 REGISTERED ONLINE

POST-RACE REFRESHMENTS AND PRIZES

PRIZES FOR “MOST MONEY RAISED” AND “BIGGEST TEAM”

RECOGNITION OF CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS

CREATE A TEAM or REGISTER NOW!

 

 

 

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
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  1. Shop at Smile.Amazon.com
  2. Select B+ as your favorite charity
  3. Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchases to B+ 

Every purchase, every day helps B+!

 

Choose A Challenge

Choose A Challenge X The B+ Foundation

Students from GWU, Boston U, NYU, Columbia and UMass, will have the unique opportunity to partner with Choose A Challenge USA to embark on exciting treks around the world (including Mt. Everest Base Camp, Machu Picchu, and Mt. Kilimanjaro) while helping The B+ Foundation fight childhood cancer.

Click here to learn more! 

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