Icing Smiles is a non proﬁt organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by critical illness of a child. They understand that the simple things, like a birthday cake, are luxuries to a family battling illness. Their goal is to create a custom cake for the ill child or their sibling that will provide a temporary escape from worry and create a positive memory during a diﬃcult time.
MEDICAL & OTHER HELPFUL WEBSITES
Foundation for Community Betterment
The Foundation for Community Betterment is a national organization dedicated to community enhancement by creating an immediate, positive impact on the lives of individuals or organizations that share our philanthropic vision, but who currently lack the means to succeed. Betterment hosts a series of fundraising events each year that link our network of supporters with individuals or communities in need. The Foundation raises money through weekend activities that include golf outings, paddle races, happy hour parties, etc. Those funds have been used to support recipients from diverse geographic locations and backgrounds as well as build our Betterment Immediate Need Fund.
Angel Flight America
Air Charity Network™ (ACN), formerly Angel Flight America, provides access for people in need seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community or national crisis. Your national charitable aviation network matching people in need with “free” ﬂights and other travel resources that can provide healing and hope.
Life Line Pilots
Operating for over 20 years, LifeLine Pilots has been the transportation bridge for thousands of families in need. Whether our passengers are seeking the best medical treatment or have a compassionate need, the necessity for transportation is the common factor.
2bMe is the online component of Look Good…Feel Better for Teens, which is a non-medical, public service by the Personal Care Products Council and its partners to help teens aged 13-17 who have cancer deal with the posible appearance-related, social and nutritional side eﬀects of treatment through informative, fun patient sessions and the Web site.
Long-term illness or serious accidents represents change and adaptation. It often requires medical care for the disabled as they can no longer care for themselves or even their families. This may put a family pet in a “give-up” relinquishment or send them oﬀ to a worse case scenario. Patients that have a pet, love that pet and desire to keep them but are unable to care for the them Pets n Patients are a resource to connect assistance for them.
Cancer Drugs and Treatments
The Cancerbackup is the UK’s leading cancer information charity, with over 6,500 pages of up-to-date cancer information, practical advice and support for cancer patients, their families and carers.