to promote spiritual, emotional, social, and physical healing of children with cancer by developing and providing a total system of support that complements traditional health care

1. Children with cancer spend an average of 1-3 years in active treatment requiring support throughout the entire course of care.

2. Families of children with cancer are emotionally and physically overburdened with support delivered to hospitals and homes the ideal delivery system.

3. Funding, more than any other resource, is needed to meet our goals for 2009.