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Kids Cancer Connection, Inc. and sister organization American Cancer Fund for Children, Inc. provide a variety of patient and family services to children's hospitals, oncology camps and hospices across the United States.
We strive to improve the quality of life for thousands of children diagnosed with cancer, as well as their families during a medical crisis.
Our activities include distribution of toys, stuffed animals, complimentary or reduced cost passes to area attractions, gift cards for personal necessities, food, clothing, etc. We are advocates of patient and family rights, childhood cancer awareness
The KCC Family House, San Fernando Valley, offers temporary housing - at no cost - to relocated families with a child undergoing cancer treatment in the Greater Los Angeles area.
The house features a "Positive Appearance Center", which offers outpatients and cancer survivors no-cost makeovers, wigs, clothing, school supplies, knitted caps, baseball caps, etc.
We provide "Courageous Kid Recognition Award" parties, in tribute to young patients determination and bravery to overcome life's obstacles. These functions are attended by family members, medical caregivers and other community leaders.
Another feature of the house is a fully stocked toy and arts & crafts room for patients, friends and siblings. A computer desk and library area is available for parents to research the latest cancer treatments from researchers across the world. The computer area is also available for our families to check email, utilize the telephone and/or complete their personal work.
- Stephen Firesteen
- 818 702 6422
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