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
Students Rock! The school year is a REALLY busy time of the year for us here at The B+ Foundation...and that's a great thing. In the last few weeks, among other places, I've given talks at the University of Delaware, University of Maryland, NYU, Fordham University,...read more
Last Friday, I shared with you the special bond between a young B+ Hero, Aryn, and her "big sister" from Kappa Alpha Theta at the University of Delaware, Sam Friedman. After Sam was there for Aryn during her cancer, Aryn returned the favor when Sam was diagnosed with...read more
Sisterly Bond Please read this beautiful letter from a B+ Hero Mom, Shannon. Please keep Aryn's 'big sister', Sam, in your prayers. “When Aryn was 2 years old, she was diagnosed with ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Within months of her diagnoses, Aryn became a...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.