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
Oh, how I miss my buddy! I don't know whether to say that on this day 12 years ago, "cancer stole my 14 year old son" or "Andrew went to Heaven". They're both true. We are blessed with SO many amazing memories. The void and sadness, though, are so great. We're doing...read more
The 13th Annual B+ 5k was a HUGE success last Wednesday night. The forecast did not look good, but we didn't have one drop of rain. THANK YOU ANDREW! We had over 1,800 participants and over $100,000 was raised. Thank you to all of our sponsors and participants. I...read more
B+ Hero Troy I ask for your prayers today for a really great young man named Troy Haynes. Troy is a senior in high school, 4 year starter as quarterback on his high school football team, 2-time state champion, and such a tremendously humble and respectful young man....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.