For sites dedicated to bringing cheer into the lives of seriously ill children and adults in the form of gifts, blankets, toys, wish fulfillment, dream vacations, and/or entertainment. Please check individual sites for eligibility requirements.
Provides continuing support and lasting memories for children and adolescents with life threatening illness and their families. Pictures from past events, how to help, and a newsletter. [Ohio]
Crocheted angels available free of charge to those who are severely injured or chronically ill. Request an angel, help crochet them for others, or find out how to donate supplies.
Organization created to assist children after they have been affected by natural disasters.
Nonprofit offers unique programs for critically ill children and families, including retreat housing, Hands On Adventures, and pain and distraction therapy.
Provides free and private webspace for people dealing with serious illnesses.
A non-profit organization offering free, easy-to-create web sites to help connect friends and family for support during a health crisis or recovery.
Offers unique aviation experiences for physically challenged children and youth. [Texas]
Volunteer support group for people undergoing chemotherapy. Links, news and patient information.
Collects children's drawings for distribution in nursing homes and via Meals on Wheels programs. Includes coloring pages.
Outreach program designed to bring dance, drama, music and art to children battling cancer and other life threatening illnesses during their hospital stay. [California]
Laurel Latto donates inspirational art to willing cancer clinics. Provides contact information for the request process.
Provides the thrill of flying to children facing serious illnesses and their families. Includes forms, pictures, sponsors, and contact information. [Alabama]
Sends children with life threatening illnesses on dream vacations. [Ohio]
Non-profit that creates special photographs of children fighting cancer or other life threatening illness. Includes a gallery of patients, artists involved, support, chapter information, and donations. [Ohio]
Offers free computers, Internet access, and technical support to children with cancer and other serious illnesses.
A foundation providing special gifts of consumer electronics to children hospitalized with life-threatening diseases.
Nonprofit organization that provides free horseback riding lessons and opportunities to children afflicted with cancer and their families. [Michigan]
Variety of programs to improve the lives of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses throughout South Florida.
Organization that provides toys, computers, special events, tickets, and celebrity meets for children in local hospitals, hospices and shelters. [Florida]
Features different children each month who have chronic or life-threatening illnesses and asks visitors to send cards/gifts to cheer them up.
Provides pediatric patients with electronic toys and computers. Includes information, pictures, letters and fundraising events.
Coordinates the collection and distribution of toys and other items for Iraqi children.
Provides comfort and distraction by giving away donated toys to children undergoing treatment for cancer.
Charitable program that provides professional photographs of children and adults who are experiencing life threatening illnesses. [Kansas]
An organization that hand makes blankets for critically ill children, includes how to get involved and local contacts. [Colorado]
Northwest Atlanta Chapter provides hand-made blankets for traumatized or sick children in the tradition of the security blanket-toting tot of the Peanuts comic strip. [Georgia]
Non-denominational, not-for-profit organization providing numerous free programs and services to children with cancer, AIDS, and other life-threatening illnesses.
Creates healing environments in hospitals, communities, and homes for children and adolescents who are facing chronic illnesses.
Non-profit organization that promotes joy, love, and hope for children and their families in long term pediatric care, hospice, or bereavement. Contact information provided.
Mission is to grant a dream to those living in eldercare communities or in hospice care. Provides stories, ways to help, and contact information.
Non profit organization that provides a personalized song for children and young adults with life threatening illness.
Provide entertainment, education and family activities for seriously ill children in the United States and their families.
Dedicated to brighting the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children and their families by using positive distraction.
Organization enhances the lives of children and their families by wish granting, programs, and audiovisual entertainment in pediatric hospitals.
Lifts the spirits of seriously ill children and their loved ones through a variety of innovative programs, services and events. Includes stories, store, and a parents reference guide.
Provides support to children with cancer and their families at the initial time of hospitalization. Currently offers programs in Connecticut.
Boxes filled with toys are given to chronically-ill children to provide a special diversion as they receive chemotherapy or dialysis treatments. [Pennsylvania]
Crafters who knit caps, afghans, booties, dress, gowns, and other items for hospitalized preemies, infants, and seriously ill children.
Provides free holidays for young people diagnosed with cancer or any life threatening disease. [UK]
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