Friends of Kids with Cancer is devoted to enriching the daily lives of children undergoing treatment for, and survivors of, cancer and blood -related diseases. Our mission is to be an advocate for these special kids and provide them and their families with the educational, emotional, and recreational support needed as a result of the long hours of chemotherapy, illness and isolation.
A positive mental outlook can be as important as medicine. Friends of Kids offers many different programs and services to provide hope and gives the children the hope and will to live. Programs come at the request of medical staff at area hospitals and clinics. What began as fun and diversion and was expanded into vital areas of mental well being and educational support.
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It's true that St. Louis is one of the most giving cities in the country. We cannot support kids with cancer and their families without the support we have received these past 24 years from businesses, individuals, schools, organizations and our sports teams.
Recently, Ungerboeck Software donated several gift baskets to Friends of Kids with Cancer. These baskets were filled with toys and activities for our kids.