About: Cancer Care provides free emotional and practical support services for people with cancer, caregivers, loved ones and the bereaved. They provide counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, financial assistance and community programs. They also provide these services to all types of cancer.
Who They Serve: All people affected by cancer.
- Cancer Care spent an astounding $7 to raise each $100 in public support in its fiscal year ending 6/30/2014
- 88% went to direct programs
- Rated A by Charity Watch
- You can find more financial information HERE.
About: Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, a national 501(c)3 non-profit, is committed to raising funds for research to develop new, improved treatments for pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of children in the U.S. They provide inspiration and support for individuals, businesses, and organizations to raise funds by hosting grassroots bake sales and other fundraising events. In an often disconnected world, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer seeks to engage people from all walks of life in changing the face of childhood cancer, one Good Cookie at a time. Through this unified effort and focused goals, they are building a community of supporters nationwide, who in turn inspire their local communities in the Good Cookie spirit.
Who They Serve: Cookies for Kids’ Cancer provides annual research grants to five of the nation’s leading pediatric cancer centers to advance the development of less toxic, more effective treatments for children battling cancer. // 1. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2. Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 3. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 4. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 4. Texas Children’s Cancer Center.