Accomplishments

This nonprofit has been operating since 2007, and has accomplished the following projects:

  • Family and patient programming at Childrens Hospital Boston for oncology, hematology, and transplant units: holiday and seasonal events with crafts, activities, games
  • Support for pediatric¬† patients at Mass General, Dana Farber, Childrens Hospital Boston, Maine Medical Laura Bush Children’s Hospital, Beverly Hospital, and other regional hospitals and clinics
  • Trained high school volunteers who have gone on to pursue medical or child development careers
  • Established community events that celebrate life and remember loved ones:
  • Direct support for families living with cancer and other challenges: meals and gift cards for meals, toiletries, books, games and interactive educational tools such as iPads, parking passes, and financial assistance
  • Sibling and family support with access to concerts and events with Dana Farber’s Jimmy Fund Clinic
  • Provided childlife resources such as books, soccer balls, and toys for children being treated for burns and cleft palates by international teams such as Rotaplast
  • Developed a grief therapy for surviving siblings
  • Fundraising for cancer research and treatment with Pan Mass Challenge/PMC as part of Team Kermit: Chris Doktor and Sarah Doktor
  • Support for research for rare diseases such as CMTJ4

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