Other Resources

Committed to providing support, education and advocacy for children and adolescents with cancer, survivors of childhood/adolescent cancer, their families and the professionals who care for them. www.candlelighters.org/default.aspx

City of Hope
A comprehensive cancer center – an innovative biomedical research, treatment, and educational institution. City of Hope is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and other -threatening diseases. http://www.cityofhope.org/Pages/default.aspx

Michael Hoefflin Foundation
Dedicated in loving memory of little Michael whose cheerful smile and caring concern about others inspired our volunteer group to reach out to local children with cancer and their families. http://www.mhf.org/index.php

National Patient Air Transport
Information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network. http://www.patienttravel.org/

National Cancer Institute
The Federal Government’s principal agency for cancer research and training http://www.cancer.gov/

National Childhood Cancer Foundation
Information related specific to cancer type, treatment stage, and age group, as well as tips on navigating the healthcare system and how to get support. http://www.curesearch.org/

Padres Contra El Cancer Foundation
A non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for Latino children with cancer and their families.  http://iamhope.org/index.php

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House
The Pasadena Ronald McDonald House provides a community supported “home away from home” for families coming into Pasadena seeking advanced medical treatment for their critically or terminally ill children. Premature births, cancer and other critical illnesses can put unimaginable stress on a family. http://www.pasadenarmh.org/

The Let It Be Foundation
The Let It Be Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support to Southern California communities. The focus is providing individualized aide to meet the needs of the family (medical accessories, sibling care, household maintenance, meals, etc). With sponsorship and private donations, relief can be provided to overwhelmed and financially-strained families.