Resources: Other Special Services and Information
An article about how art therapy can help cancer patients. There's also a section on the website about art therapy and children.
The Blanket Fairy
The Blanket Fairy's mission is to make and donate as many blankets as she can to children with pediatric cancer.
Flashes of Hope
Flashes of Hope photographs children with cancer and their families to preserve images of courage, beauty and dignity.
Red Dog Foundation
This organization helps families cover expenses for parking when they visit their hospitalized child.
Team IMPACT matches children with a life-threatening illness with a local college athletic team. The child gains great strength, camaraderie and support, and the student athletes learn lessons about courage, resiliency and life perspective that they can't get in a classroom.
Tiny Sparrow Foundation
Tiny Sparrow is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing lasting memories through the art of photography to the families with a child who is facing a life-threatening illness.
Voicing My Choices
Especially for teens and young adults, this planning guide enables someone to state their preferences about how they want to be comforted, supported, treated and remembered. A Spanish version is also available.