Serving St. Louis since 1992

Educational Programs

EdMAP

  • High quality, cost free assistance from Edmap Educator
  • Individual, small group and home tutorial sessions
  • Helps to develop self-esteem and educational motivation while combating the long term cognitive effects caused by severity of their treatment
  • Restores the hope of returning to a normal lifestyle

Educational Testing

  • Long term effects of toxic treatments can be devastating
  • Can cause mild to severe learning difficulties
  • Battery of standardized tests and assessments administered to determine a baseline study of cognitive development and psychosocial stability
  • Meets with teachers to develop individualized learning techniques for academic success

Scholarships

  • Friends is proud to support the growing number of cancer survivors!
  • "Young Survivors" Scholarship - Ten $1,000 college scholarships are awarded each year to graduating seniors attending a college, trade school or university the following fall, or students returning to school after their education was interrupted by treatment
  • The Bobby Orf #17 Scholarship is granted to an applicant who possesses strength, courage and determination, the three characteristics that defined the life of Bobby Orf.
  • Both opportunities are now closed for 2014; please check back in 2015 in order to apply!
FRIENDS OF KIDS WITH CANCER
530 Maryville Centre Dr. Suite LL5      |      Saint Louis, Missouri 63141
  (314) 275-7440      |        (314) 275-7446