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The Honeysuckle Foundation for Children with Cancer

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Crisis Support
  • Health & Medicine

Location

P.O. Box 1491Melville, NY 11747 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Honeysuckle Foundation for Children with Cancer is an organization dedicated to while working with and in partnership with pediatric oncologists, pyschologists and social workers, improve the quality-of-life and the emotional support for children diagnosed with cancer and their families.

Description

  • Support and assist psychosocial programs specifically targeting and identifying the needs and issues faced by children with cancer and their families.

  • Bring an awareness to the emotional issues faced by children and families dealing with cancer and assist in the development of and implementation of 'family friendly' cancer programs.
  • Working in conjunction with local schools and hospital personnel, provide educational programs for school personnel and students to increase understanding of the disease and encourage social support for the patient and siblings both during treatment and post-treatment.

  • Raise public awareness of pediatric cancer and the social and emotional impact is has not only upon the family itself, but on the community.

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