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  • We provide patient gift bags to children in the Hospital

  • Ambassador and Pro Motocross Racer, Sara Price

  • Therapy Dogs help many children overcome their battles

  • Volunteers help in our Cure Hunger Now Garden!

Latest Articles

Cancer in children is a devastating diagnosis. Cancer is the leading cause of death in children. More than 11,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year in this country (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov). Each month, when Kids Cures Foundation visits hospitalized children to deliver a Comfort Build-A-Bag, we see firsthand the impact on the children and their families. This is why in September we bring awareness to childhood cancers. The types of cancers […]

September is Sickle Cell Awareness month. Normal healthy red blood cells are round. People who have sickle cell disease (SCD) have a portion of their red blood cells that are shaped like a letter ‘c’, known as a sickle shape. The disease is inherited when one or both parents have the type of genetic trait (sickle cell trait) to pass it to their children. It is usually diagnosed at birth, […]

Cholesterol is a type of fat found in your cells. There are good and bad cholesterol. Too much bad cholesterol can lead to heart disease. Low-density lipoprotein, or LDL, and high-density lipoprotein, or HDL are the two types of cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is considered the “bad” cholesterol because it contributes to plaque, a thick, hard deposit that can clog arteries and make them less flexible. HDL cholesterol is considered “good” […]

Frozen Banana Pops are super fun and easy to make. They are great for an after school snack or a weekend snack! Click here to visit the Monthly Kids Snack Recipe Page!

September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month. Leukemia and Lymphoma are blood, bone marrow and lymphatic (blood tumors that occur around the lymph nodes) cancers. They can have similar progression, and symptoms, which is why they are often mentioned together. There are four major types of leukemias, chronic and acute lymphocytic leukemia (CLL or ALL), chronic and acute myeloid leukemia (CML or AML).‘ Each main type of leukemia is named […]

September is Pediculosis Prevention Month. Pediculosis is the name for a head lice infestation. The CDCstates that head lice are found all over the world, and the most at risk are preschoolers, elementary students, and the families of infected children. Most schools have a ‘no nit’ policy, which means that children are sent home when there is evidence of an infestation, such as active lice, or nits (lice eggs). There […]

September is National Service Dog month. This month we bring awareness to the service dogs and other service animals that bring mobility and freedom to so many people. Guide dog month was established when actor Dick Van Patten visited the campus of Palm Springs Guide Dogs of the Desert, a local non-profit and experienced what it was like to use a guide dog. He then became a champion for fundraising […]