• •“Thank you so much for stopping by to support us during this terrifying time in our lives. We are enjoying everything you brought and are grateful for the generous gift cards…Our son has made a remarkable (miraculous in my mind) recovery so far and is considered stabilized. He still has a long journey ahead toward healing…but whatever it takes, we’ll keep up the fight…Thank you for your kindness during this challenging time.” — North Shore mother living in ICU with her young in response to a care package of small necessities (toiletries and gift cards to local vendors for coffee, food and essentials) and a journal.
  • •“Thank you…this will be put to good use. What you do is amazing and heart-warming.” — 18-year-old North Shore high school student recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer for donation toward the cost of a new laptop.
  • •“These are going like hotcakes! The families love being able to go to special events. …This is great!” — Sibling specialist, teen specialist and resource room specialist for Dana Farber’s Jimmy Fund and Children’s Hospital Boston re. tickets to show
  • •“We have been in the hospital twice when you came and hosted parties and made such a difference in our daughter’s life. Thank you for remembering what it’s like to live here. You allowed her to relax and be ‘just herself’  (not a cancer patient) for a little while.” — Mother of a pediatric cancer patient on treatment at Childrens Hospital Boston
  • •“Tears of joy! …over the moon with excitement. Completely made her year…more happiness.” — Pediatric cancer family (patient, sibling and friends) getting pass from clinic/hospital to attend a pop star concert
  • •“The harvest party and crafts were a great way to spend a rainy fall day! Did you see that some of the patients stayed in the resource room the whole time, working on activities? The cupcakes were delicious, and everyone on the transplant and hematology/oncology units appreciated the break from another routine weekday at the hospital.”  — Children’s Hospital Boston’s Cancer Care Unit
  • •“Our patients will be thrilled with these crafts! They will be used by transplant patients who have to stay isolated in environmentally-controlled rooms for outpatient visits to the Jimmy Fund Clinic. Thanks so much!”  — Dana Farber/Children’s Hospital Boston’s Cancer Care Team
  • •“Thank you for the donation to our son’s fund.” — Massachusetts family whose son has relapsed with cancer after receiving direct financial assistance
  • •“The portable DVD players and movies will be very helpful when we have children who must undergo diagnostics or treatment in different parts of the hospital, and need tools for distraction and entertainment.” — Children’s Hospital Boston’s Cancer Care Unit
  • •“The meal was delicious. And really helpful. We didn’t know how much we needed the support until we said yes.” — Massachusetts family after receiving meal while on treatment for cancer
  • •“You know that both brothers will share this game. I can’t really tell you how overwhelmed they were…the words “WOW!” came out. It makes a big difference. Thank you.” — New Jersey family after receipt of a gaming system to distract and entertain during months of intensive reconstructive surgery and rigorous therapies
  • •“The book was just right when I needed to take my mind off what’s happening.” — Massachusetts ‘cancer mom’
  • •“Thank you for the incredible donation of the two laptops for the oncology and stem cell transplant units at Children’s Hospital Boston. These will be greatly appreciated by the families who end up on other units and don’t have a way to stay connected to friends and family! This was a much-needed donation…” — Children’s Hospital Boston’s Cancer Care Unit
  • •“The knitting supplies are a great way to help mothers, grandmothers and caregivers keep their hands busy while they keep vigil over their children at the Shriner’s Hospital.” — House of Peace
  • •“Thank you for the help you gave our family. I can’t tell you what a difference it makes.” — Single-parent family after receiving direct financial assistance while 6-year-old son is undergoing treatment for childhood cancer
  • •“Thank you so much for sponsoring the Polar Express day. The kids and families LOVED it. They had a great time and it was the perfect activity for a snowy Saturday afternoon. We appreciate all the thoughtful preparation that went into making this a festive holiday for our patients and families.” — Children’s Hospital Boston
  • •“Thank you for the care packages for the children and mothers at Shriner’s Hospital. The books and videos were just right for the children who are living with severe burns, and the warm socks, lotions and lip balms eased a difficult situation and made the mothers and fathers more comfortable.” – House of Peace
  • •“We award you this certificate in recognition of International Humanitarian service.” — Rotaplast
  • •“Thank you for the donation of bags, toiletries, clothing and medical supplies for children in Guatemala and Haiti.” — Partners in Development