Resources

Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Montana Resources

Angel Flight West
Angel Flight West is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, nonemergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs.

Camp Mak-A-Dream
This organization provides cost-free Montana experiences, in an intimate community setting for children, teens, young adults, women and families affected by cancer, as well as programs for children who have a sibling or a parent with cancer.

For the Children
For the Children is a nonprofit organization based out of the resort town of Whitefish, Montana. The mission of For the Children is to provide financial assistance to Montana families with pediatric medical-related costs.

Jayden Fred Foundation
The Jadyn Fred Foundation was established in 2001. Jadyn was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 3. Her condition, pancreatoblastoma, was only one of two clinically identified cases of its type on record.The purpose of the Jadyn Fund is to emulate her kind and caring ways by providing assistance to children who have needs just like those needs that Jadyn and her family faced.

Montana Hope Project
Montana Hope Project grants wishes for Montana children living with critical illness.

Wings Regional Cancer Support
Wings Regional Cancer Support is a not-for-profit organization created to to offer financial assistance to individuals and their families to help defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with cancer treatment.

National Resources

The following websites provide information to enhance your understanding of your child’s diagnosis and to aid you throughout treatment and beyond.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
Started by 4-year-old Alexandra Scott, the foundation continues to raise money and awareness of childhood cancer causes, primarily for research into new treatments and cures, and to encourage and empower others, especially children, to get involved and make a difference for children with cancer.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is on a mission to free the world from cancer. In the meantime, they are funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.

American Society of Hematology
The Society's mission is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic and vascular systems, by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.

Beads of Courage
Beads of Courage is dedicated to providing innovative, arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with serious illness, their families and the health care providers who care for them.

CureSearch
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer’s mission is to end children’s cancer by driving targeted and innovative research with measurable results in an accelerated time frame.

Go 4 the Goal
This organization's mission is to improve the lives of children battling cancer by providing financial support, developing and implementing unique hospital programs, funding innovative research, and granting personal wishes.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. Their mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Monkey in My Chair
Monkey in My Chair is a program originally developed in honor of Chloe Watson Feyerherm for preschool and elementary aged children who are away from school because of a cancer diagnosis.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

National Hemophilia Foundation
The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research.

Stupid Cancer
Stupid Cancer, a nonprofit organization, is the largest charity that makes cancer suck less for those touched by young adult cancer.