CHILDRENS CANCER RECOVERY FOUNDATION BRINGS EVEN MORE SMILES WITH ITS Q2 BEAR-ABLE GIFTS SHIPMENT
CHILDREN’S CANCER RECOVERY FOUNDATION BRINGS EVEN MORE SMILES WITH ITS Q2 BEAR-ABLE GIFTS SHIPMENT
The continued generosity of individuals and corporations across the United States has allowed the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation‘s (CCRF) Bear-Able Gift Program, to put thousands of more smiles on the faces of children living with cancer. Those smiles help to make the life of a child with cancer more bearable and hopeful.
Recently, the Bear-Able Gift Program delivered 12,736 toys and gifts to 56 hospitals across the country to help brighten the lives of 3,440 children living with cancer. Year-to-date, CCRF has delivered 21,436 toys and gifts, touching the lives of 5,890 boys and girls with cancer.
The Bear-Able Gift Program distributes items such as games, toys, crayons, coloring books, video games, puzzles, books and teddy bears — all kinds of things that make children smile — to hospitals and oncology centers across the country. The program makes CCRF the largest supplier of gifts to children in North America who have cancer. It relies solely on donations of new and unwrapped toys.
“The continued generosity of individuals and corporations throughout the country is helping put smiles on the faces of boys and girls bravely battling cancer,” said Greg Anderson, founder of Harrisburg, PA-based CCRF. “That support has enabled us to continue to increase the number of children we touch through our Bear-Able gifts program, and for that, we are deeply appreciative.”
Headquartered in Harrisburg, PA with a division in The Woodlands, TX, the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation supports children under 18 and their families facing the hardships of cancer. The foundation performs acts of care and kindness through the following programs: Bear-Able Gifts (largest distributor of gifts to children with cancer in the U.S.); Toxic-Free Kids (educates families on the dangers of environmental toxins); New Era Cancer Research Fund (funds research for less toxic, minimally-invasive pediatric-cancer treatments); International Aid (provides medications and supplies to clinics in developing and impoverished countries); Helping Hands Fund (provides emergency financial assistance to families); and Camp Scholarships (allows children in remission to reconnect with activities they love). With a national pediatric-hospital partner network of 215+ locations, the foundation directly helps more than 15,000 children affected by cancer and their families every year. Please visit www.ChildrensCancerRecovery.org.
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