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
Exciting News from B+ Foundation-Supported Research DIPG is a horrible type of brain cancer with virtually no chance of survival. It has not been as extensively studied as some other types of childhood cancer, but the landscape is changing. In honor of our great...read more
Advocacy Update I want to keep you updated on the discussions stemming from President Trump’s State of the Union Address about increased funding for the fight against childhood cancer. As you may recall, he proposed an incremental $500MM over the next 10 years. I had...read more
Once again, my apologies for not posting more frequently. It's been a busy start to the year here at The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation. Family Assistance I'm so glad that the government shutdown is over (for now, at least). This may come as a surprise to you, but...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.