Why I Give

Give Kids A Lifetime this Giving Tuesday

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
November 19, 2020

As with most things in 2020, Giving Tuesday seems different this year. But at a time when the future seems unsure and so much feels out of our control, some things haven’t changed.  

Kids are still being diagnosed with cancer. 

Every two minutes, around the world. 

And they need our help to find cures.   

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Research

2020 Infrastructure Grants: Critical to Giving Kids the Best Treatment Options

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
November 17, 2020

Enrollment on a clinical trial is often a child’s best hope for a cure.

Clinical trials offer children in treatment hope for a better future with fewer side effects. Clinical trials also help scientists to improve upon the standard treatments of today, making significant strides towards more effective and less toxic cures for children now and in the future.

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Why I Give

Four Ways You Can Help Kids with Cancer While Online

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
November 12, 2020

Did you know you’re already doing things online that can help find cures for childhood cancer? Here are four ways to take your online activity to the next level, turning your actions into real donations for life-saving research. And with so many of us choosing to shop online during Covid, it’s a win-win. It couldn’t be any easier than this!

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Research

Research Outcomes: Progress to Give Kids a Lifetime

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
November 10, 2020

In a year when it feels like most things have stopped due to the pandemic, research continues. While most research labs were affected by shutdowns for a time, researchers have found ways to carry on, working hard to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Read on to see a few interesting outcomes you’ve made possible.

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Why I Give

Re-Introducing the Baldrick’s Brigade!

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 28, 2020

St. Baldrick’s Foundation supporters have a very important job – and that’s to #ConquerKidsCancer! And it takes an army of supporters to make a difference. Baldrick’s Brigade members are donors and volunteers who are all-in to help kids with cancer, and we hope you’ll join us!

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Do What You Want

13 Ways You Can Help Kids With Cancer in October

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 23, 2020

Fall is here! Harvest season is upon us and Halloween is creeping around the corner – it’s the perfect time to help kids with cancer! Check out these 13 creative ways to fund childhood cancer research while the leaves are falling.

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Kids with Cancer

KIMMY: CANCER IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 19, 2020

When their daughter Kimmy was diagnosed with leukemia, Daniel and Taimi Hachey were told her disease had a 90% survival rate. Later tests showed Kimmy had Philadelphia chromosome-like precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a rare type, difficult to treat. The adjusted survival rate?  Only 50-60%. Her diagnosis went from, “The cure rate is high,” to “We are very concerned about her outcome.”

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Research

OUT-OF-THE-BOX THINKER RECEIVES AWARD FOR INNOVATION

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 15, 2020

Unthinkable.

That’s how Dr. Olivier Ayrault described the loss of two school friends to cancer when he was growing up. The experience left an indelible imprint on him and he believes set his course in life to do something to fight cancer.

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Families

What is a Hero Fund?

by St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 8, 2020

Have you heard of a St. Baldrick’s Hero Fund and wondered what it was — and maybe whether you should have one?  Here are the basics, along with how a few families feel about their experience.

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Fundraising Tips

Employee Giving: How You and Your Employer Can Help Kids with Cancer

by Robyn Raphael, St. Baldrick's Foundation
October 1, 2020

Did you know that October is the month when many organizations help their employees with charitable donations?

That’s right – within many company cultures, October is known as “Employee Giving Month.” It’s a great time to generate more revenue for your favorite charity – like the St. Baldrick’s Foundation!

This October ask your employer for more information about some of the following popular fundraising options – and you’ll all be helping fund lifesaving childhood cancer research.

Workplace Giving Infographic

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