Our Friends, Supporters and Cancer Resources
Here are some links to our friends, as well as other support web sites. Camp Sunshine is not responsible for the content of the following sites.
Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center - Recognized as one of the leading pediatric cancer, hematology and BMT programs in the country, the Aflac Cancer Center is committed to providing children and young adults with a brighter future through advanced medical treatment, family-centered care, a child-friendly environment and innovative research.
American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
American Childhood Cancer Organization - The largest publisher and distributor of free childhood cancer books in the country. Our books and materials are targeted at parents, young patients, siblings, educators, and caregivers. We work constantly to develop new tools and resources for the population we serve.
Blue Skies - Weeklong family retreats to bring the hope of Christ to families living through the challenges of pediatric cancer. Our hope is that children who are sick will laugh and play again; that siblings, who often compete with illness, will feel cherished and valued; and, that marriages and families will be renewed and strengthened.
Brain Tumor Foundation for Children - Brain Tumor Foundation for children provides emotional and informational support to families of children with brain tumors, as well as aims to raise awareness of the disease and provide education. The Brain Tumor Foundation for Children also raises funds to support research for a cure and for the improvement in the treatment and the quality of life of the victims fo pediatric brain tumor disease.
Brave Kids - Brave Kids is dedicated to helping children with chronic, life-threatening illnesses and disabilities, their families and the healthcare professionals that serve them.
Camp-Mak-A-Dream - Camp-Mak-A-Dream provides a medically supervised, cost-free Montana experience, in an intimate community setting, for children, young adults and families affected by cancer.
Camp Twin Lakes - Camp Twin Lakes is a nonprofit organization that provides year-round recreational, therapeutic and educational programs for children and young adults facing serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges.
Cancer SurvivorLink - Created to increase awareness and knowledge about the life-long healthcare needs of pediatric cancer survivors and to increase communication about the specific healthcare needs of individual survivors between: Survivor and Family, the Cancer Survivor Team, the Primary Care Provider and the Healthcare Subspecialist.
Climb for Cancer Foundation - The Climb for Cancer Foundation is a not-for-profit organization operated exclusively for scientific, educational, and charitable purposes, in particular to support cancer research and to provide resources for cancer treatment.
The Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy (CCCA) is a non-profit organization that works as a national catalyst to stimulate drug discovery and development for childhood cancers, to expand resources for research and treatment, and to address the needs and concerns of survivors.
Children's Oncology Camping Association International (COCA) - COCA is an international assembly of people providing camping programs for children with cancer.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Georgia's leading pediatric healthcare system that is one of the largest in the United States.
Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer - Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer uses a simple concept: Children's sports teams donate the money raised for the coach's end-of-season gift to childhood cancer research. In return, the coach receives an original t-shirt, a certificate and the great feeling of helping kids kick cancer. The money donated to Coaches Curing Kids' Cancer goes to pediatric cancer research in your local area. This organization is donating the money to cutting-edge pediatric cancer treatments that will eventually mean more effective treatments with fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy.
CURE - A nonprofit organization dedicated to conquering childhood cancer and leukemia through research, education and support of the patients and their families.
CURE Search - A web site geared toward patients and families seeking information about cancer. The information presented can be customized by disease, phase of treatment and age.
Hope Street Kids - Hope Street Kids is a children's initiative of the Cancer Research Foundation of America. This program was founded by Congresswoman Deborah Pryce and her husband Randy Walker, in memory of their nine-year old daughter, Caroline Pryce Walker, who lost a valiant battle against neuroblastoma on September 4, 1999.
KOA Care Camps - The KOA system of campgrounds in the United States and Canada sponsors special non-profit programs for helping youngsters stricken with cancer and siblings to participate in the camping experience.
Lance Armstrong Foundation - The Lance Armstrong Foundation inspires and empowers people affected by cancer. We help people with cancer focus on living: we believe unity is strength, knowledge is power and attitude is everything.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services, including financial resources.
Light House Family Retreat - Their mission is to serve children with cancer and their families at a seaside retreat and help them to laugh, restore family relationships, and find hope in God.
Lyrics for Life - Music has the power to heal. Today more than a million children and countless adults living with Cancer find solace in our songs. Lyrics for Life is the music industry's way of helping patients find the strength to sing for themselves.
National Cancer Institute - NCI's web site is for cancer patients, the public, and the mass media where you will find news and information on many of its programs and resources.
National Children's Cancer Society - We serve as a financial, emotional, and educational resource for families that can't make ends meet when their child is diagnosed with cancer. Since our inception, we've provided more than $57 million in direct financial assistance to more than 33,000 children nationwide, and we work closely with over 300 hospitals and pediatric oncology units throughout the US.
Never-Ending Squirrel Tale - The place to come for practical tips and encouragement for the parents of kids with cancer. It's written by other Moms and Dads in your shoes--the ones that have already started the journey.
Patient Advocate Foundation - Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that serves as an active liaison between the patient and their insurer, employer and/or creditors to resolve insurance, job retention and/or debt crisis matters relative to their diagnosis through case managers, doctors and attorneys. Patient Advocate Foundation seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.
Planet Cancer - A community of young adults with cancer. The site offers information, connections, entertainment and support.
Remember The Ones - Remembertheone.org is a non-profit Internet based site created in the spirit to help any ONE during their personal journey that may be related to health, spiritual, or life issues. We give these "ones" the resources to connect, update, and share their journey. No "one" is ever alone.
Stop Childhood Cancer Alliance - A group of nonprofit organizations that have come together to increase awareness of childhood cancer and enhancing support for the young people fighting this disease—and the clinicians and researchers who are helping them.
Super Sibs - Super Sibs ensures that brothers and sisters of children with cancer are supported, honored and recognized.
Teens Living With Cancer - A site for teens living with cancer who have lots of living to do! Teens can connect with other teens with cancer and parents can hear from other parents.
Tony's Gang - The mission of Tony's Gang Foundation, Inc. is to provide friendship, one-on-one companionship, entertainment, and a sense of community for children who are undergoing treatment for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses and, in doing so, provide respite support for their families.
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults - The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults provides support programs, education and resources, to benefit young adults, their families and friends, who are affected by cancer.
Young Adult Cancer Survivors of Atlanta - YACS Atlanta is a social group for cancer survivors in their 20s and 30s who get together each month for dinner, drinks, trivia, or just to hang out. No doctors or therapists. Just a group of new friends who can relate to the ups and downs of the cancer roller coaster. Our group is a great mix of guys and girls, and a wide variety of cancers arerepresented. In treatment or out, join us!