Aiming For A Cure Foundation

HELPING PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH THE FUNDING OF RESEARCH AND PATIENT CARE.

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The Aiming For A Cure Foundation is built upon a foundation of committed people with a great passion to help children and their families that suffer from various forms of cancer.

YOU’VE HELPED RAISE…

$ 1000
Since 2003

What you fund

The mission of the Aiming For a Cure Foundation is to raise funds to benefit pediatric oncology patients and families dealing with difficult times and decisions in our local communities. Our goal is to improve the quality of care and quality of lives of these children and families through the funding of research, non-insured expenses and patient care.

Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center – Cedar Rapids

We fund a holiday party, Kernels and Cubs baseball games and other special events, the backpack program, and provide financial assistance for families dealing with difficult times and decisions.

Blank Children’s Hospital – Des Moines

Support for the families of patients with minor children being treated for cancer and cancer research.

University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center – Iowa City

Support for the families of patients with minor children being treated for cancer and cancer research.

University of Iowa Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Child Life Program

Support for the families of patients with minor children being treated for cancer and cancer research.

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital Continuity of Care Program

“We, the ones who are challenged, need to be heard. To be seen not as a disability, but as a person who has, and will continue to bloom. To be seen not only as a handicap, but as a well intact human being."

— Robert M. Hensel —

Get Involved

There are many ways to help our cause

Donate

The Aiming For A Cure foundation is always accepting donations. Whether it be a one-time monetary donation. Or perhaps you would like to donate an item or items for our annual Celebrity Hunt Banquet Auction. Whatever your preference of donation, the Aiming For a Cure Foundation commits to delivering 100% of the proceed from your generosity directly to the pediatric oncology patients and their families served at the 4 hospitals we are partnered with. You are welcome to make an online donation now or please contact us and a Foundation representative will be happy to speak with you.

Volunteer

Our Foundation is comprised entirely of volunteers and we are always in need of additional volunteers for our various events and foundation functions. We always welcome volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for the Aiming For a Cure Foundation please contact us and a Foundation representative will be happy to discuss any/all needs with you.

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