Serving St. Louis since 1992

Recreational

  • Special Assistance
  • Entertainment
  • Parties & Events
  • Toy Closet
  • Snacks
  • Munchie Monday
  • Bone Marrrow Unit
  • Ian Kyle Fund
  • Smile Makers
  • Memory Makers

Entertainment

  • Movies
  • Video Games
  • Board Games
  • Toys
  • Books
  • Markers
  • Paints
  • Craft Supplies

Parties and Events

  • Winter Wonderland Party
  • Halloween Party
  • Family Night at the Magic House
  • Cardinals Games
  • Sponsored Group Outings and Trips

Toy Closets/Toy Chests

  • Inaugural Program remains cornerstone
  • Toy Closets and Chests stocked at all area treatment centers
  • Look of wonder on a child's face helps ease the work of the doctors and nurses
  • Siblings lives are deeply affected and sometimes overlooked in the shuffle
  • Bringing happiness is the best part of the day

Snacks

  • Provides snacks and food to the treatment centers
  • One less trip to the vending machine for the families
  • Keeps another dollar in the pockets of the parents

Munchie Mondays

Provides a yummy lunch or treats brought in by special volunteers to welcome a change from the everyday routine.

  • Pizza Parties
  • Sub Sandwiches
  • Much More!

Special Assistance

  • An annual gift of fulfilling a dream for a child
  • Special Requests are recommended to us by the child life advocates that work with the kids daily
  • $200-$300 spent each year per child
  • Dreams range from shopping sprees to puppies, and everything in between

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

  • Expected hospitalization is 6 weeks of total isolation
  • High risk of infection in special unit
  • Provides Child Life Therapist with $200 for each child
  • Maintains supplies for Parent's Room of the unit

Ian Kyle Fund

  • Founded to assist growing number of children who relapse
  • GOAL = Extra Special Gifts to boost morale as they face increasingly intense treatments
  • HOPE, COMFORT, AND ENERGY

Smile Makers

  • Some of the hottest tickets in town
  • Dozens of generous companies and individuals continuously donate tickets
  • Dedicated staff and volunteers make sure they are delivered to kids who need them most

Memory Makers

  • Funded Through the Erna Deutsch Fund
  • Provides extra special items or experiences at a time most needed
  • Gives families lasting memories
  • Holiday Shopping Sprees
  • Gift Certificates

AND MUCH MORE!!

FRIENDS OF KIDS WITH CANCER
530 Maryville Centre Dr. Suite LL5      |      Saint Louis, Missouri 63141
  (314) 275-7440      |        (314) 275-7446