CARE

The following charitable organizations share our passion and want to make their resources available to you.

Annie’s Hope – The Bereavement Center for Kids

Annie’s Hope – The Bereavement Center for Kids will use our STLMGAC grant to provide comprehensive support services to children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant.  Thanks to you we are able to support more than 3,000 kids and families annually.

www.annieshope.org

Cancer Support Community of Greater St. Louis

The funds received will help provide support & networking groups, led by licensed clinicians, that link people diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends with others on the same journey insuring no one has to face cancer alone.

www.cancersupportstl.org

Friends of Kids with Cancer

The grant from the STLMGAC will enable Friends of Kids with Cancer to increase our Emotional Programs, particularly our Grief Support Groups. Grief Support Groups give these families the tools they need to openly express and deal with their feelings.

www.friendsofkids.org

Hope Lodge

Survivorship of cancer patients is increasing, often due to Bone Marrow Transplantation. This donation will be used in our endeavor to create bone marrow friendly rooms.

www.cancer.org/treatment/supportprogramsservices/hopelodge

The Ronald McDonald House

The grant we received will be used to provide a home away from home near the hospital for families who travel to St Louis for our pediatric cancer centers. The house provides all the comforts and amenities of home and we only ask the families to contribute $5.00 a night to stay here (our cost is $83 per night).

www.rmhcstl.com

St. Luke’s Cancer Resource Center

With the generous support of the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer funds will be used to enhance the support services that we offer to families by promptly providing a practical tool kit for communicating with children about an adult’s cancer.

www.stlukes-stl.com/services/oncology

Valeda’s Hope

Funding will be used to purchase recliners for women that have been diagnosed with breast cancer and will have to undergo a double mastectomy. Additionally, funds will also help with the purchase of journals, gowns, and slippers.

www.valedashope.org

YMCA LIVESTRONG

Funds will be used to host a weekend Cancer Survivor Retreat at our Trout Lodge facility in Potosi, MO. The event would allow 30 participants to have a great weekend away and experience a campfire, lodge activities, have a celebration event and enjoy a guest speaker.

www.ymcastlouis.org/program/livestrong-ymca

Camp Rainbow

Your funding has allowed us to creatively expand the dynamics of our mission, helping to provide fun and recreation for children and their families whose lives have been changed by a diagnosis of a  life threatening pediatric illness.

www.camprainbow.com

The deGreeff Hospice House

When faced with a terminal illness, the deGreeff Hospice House provides comfort, care, and support to patients and their families. These funds will ensure that we are able to care for any individual in the community, regardless of their ability to pay.

www.stanthonysmedcenter.com/hospice/deGreeff.asp

Gateway to Hope

The funds received from the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer will support Gateway to Hope’s efforts to secure comprehensive care and provide basic financial assistance for individuals in need diagnosed with or at high risk for developing breast cancer.

www.gthstl.org

Joshua's Great Things

We know how hard it is to have a child receiving treatment for brain cancer and our family support program is set up to help families with some of their basic needs. Funds received will go directly to providing gift cards to families who have a child receiving treatment for brain cancer. Parents can choose what type of gift card would best meet their needs – gas station, grocery store, and/or a child’s favorite restaurant. We want families to be able to make the most of the time they have with their children during these difficult times.

www.joshuasgreatthings.org

Maryville University's Kids Rock Cancer

Your support for Kids Rock Cancer helps Maryville University provide free music therapy sessions for children diagnosed with cancer and other blood disorders, and for kids whose loved ones are battling cancer. Working with a certified music therapist, children at cancer treatment and support centers find a vehicle for self-expression and way to regain a sense of joy and optimism.

www.kidsrockcancer.org

St. Louis Sharsheret Supports

Funds will be used to support Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.

www.jccstl.com/programs/detail/nishmah-sharsheret-supports

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

Funds received will be used to help with the daily costs of treatment for one of our sisters. This includes the treatment itself, transportation and any incidental costs incurred due to the treatment process.

www.csjsl.org

Washington University – Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program

The Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program is able to host monthly support and education programs as well as a weekly exercise group. These programs allow young survivors to learn from local professionals, network with their peers, and return to wellness in a safe, supportive community.

www.siteman.wustl.edu/ywbcp.aspx

Camp Kesem Saint Louis University

Camp Kesem SLU, one of 62 chapters around the country, is an organization driven by passionate college student leaders dedicated to supporting children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. Funds received from The Saint Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer will be used to send four Saint Louis area children to camp for free!

www.campkesem.org

Food Outreach

Food Outreach uses the money to provide medically-appropriate frozen meals to homebound cancer clients.

www.foodoutreach.org

HavenHouse St. Louis

Funding will help us provide lodging, two home-cooked meals a day, shuttle service to and from the hospital, and around-the-clock support for patients with cancer along with their family members traveling to St. Louis for medical care.

www.havenhousestl.org

National Children’s Cancer Society

Funds will be used to host a conference for parents and survivors of childhood cancer that prepares them for life after cancer.

www.theNCCS.org

The Saint Louis University Cancer Center Music Therapy Program

The Music Therapy Program will utilize funds from the St. Louis Men’s Group Against Cancer to support their music therapy internship program and to purchase quality music equipment to ensure that patients at the Saint Louis University Cancer Center receive in-depth, comprehensive music therapy services throughout their entire cancer treatment.

www.slu.edu/cancer-center-home/music-therapy

SSM St. Josephs Health Center

Funds to provide on-site nutrition counseling at SSM Health Care for patients living with cancer, to help them restore digestive health, prevent malnutrition, and offer dietary recommendations to help patients maintain or gain weight.

www.ssmhealth.com/stjoseph

Wings on Wheels

Funds received will provide supplies for vehicle visits including: Leader Resource Materials, supplies for Expressive Therapy classroom projects, music project supplies and more.

www.friendsofwings.org/wings-wheels