The B+ Foundation: A Children’s Cancer Charity
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The Andrew McDonough B+ (Be Positive) Foundation® is the largest provider of financial assistance to families of kids with cancer nationwide. Our children’s cancer charity 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.
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As a children’s cancer charity, we are proud to support cutting-edge 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 also been a beneficiary of our support. This is a time of great discovery in childhood cancer research, and we owe it to the kids 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
We just finished up our weekly review of Family Assistance Program applications and I signed 111 checks!!! Can you believe it? One week! Thanks to support of B+ Nation, SO many families won't be evicted this week while their child LITERALLY fights a life or death...read more
Shooting for a Brighter Future™ Girls high school basketball teams came to Delaware from all over the country for the Diamond State Classic. We paired B+ Heroes with the 11 out-of-state teams and 1 of the in-state teams as you'll see in the picture above. The B+...read more
With one week left in the year, I can report that YOUR foundation will help OVER 2,500 families of kids with cancer in 2018. You have made it possible for these families to focus on their innocent child's battle with this horrible group of diseases. Here is a picture...read more
The B+ Foundation has fundamentally changed my life and the way I see things. Being a part of such a wonderful organization and being able to bring happiness to kids whose lives are harder than they should be is absolutely humbling. – Alyssa F.