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ALSF Hero Funds

Learn about our childhood cancer Hero Funds. Read their stories, and be inspired to donate or raise funds in their honor today!  

Interested in starting a fund to honor your childhood cancer hero? You and your friends/family can raise funds through a variety of events of your choosing and donate them directly to your Hero Fund. You can even request that ALSF use all donations to your Hero Fund to support a specific type of research if you choose!

Contact Liz Scott at [email protected] or 610-649-3034 to learn more.


ALSF Cord Fund

The CORD Foundation and ALSF joined forces to make an even bigger difference for children with spinal cord tumors.

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Declan Roberts Full of Goodness Fund for Rhabdomyosarcoma Research

Childhood Cancer is devastating. The more rare the diagnosis, the fewer the treatment options available. See how one family is honoring the memory of their Hero by teaming up with ALSF to battle Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Emily and Edie's Conquering Cancer Fund

Edie is a neuroblastoma survivor. Knowing that neuroblastoma is hereditary, her mother Emily was tested and also diagnosed. Dr. Yael Mossé at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia developed a breakthrough neuroblastoma treatement that saved both Edie and Emily's lives. Learn more about their story.

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Emily's PINK Crus-Aiders

Learn more about Emily's PINK Crus-Aiders and how you can donate and hold a stand in memory of Emily.

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Fightin' Fitzgeralds Fund to Fight Neuroblastoma

Inspired by Cole’s cancer journey, the Fitzgerald Family has started the “Fightin’ Fitzgeralds Fund to Fight Neuroblastoma ” with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to help those children like Cole who were not given much of a chance of survival.

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Gavin Strong Fund for Neuroblastoma Research

Gavin Morris was born on August 24, 2009 to Chad and Tosha Morris.  He was always a healthy, happy, little boy.  Gavin immediately became the center of Tosha and Chad's world.

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M&M Fund

See how two friends who battled cancer have inspired others to make a difference in high-risk pediatric cancers.

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Peyton's Lemonade for Leukemia

Peyton is bravely fighting her own battle against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia while raising funds for leukemia research. 

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Shayan Fund

Shayan Sakkaria is 7 yr old cancer survivor who is going to White Eagle Elementary School in Naperville. He is one of the youngest RC Helicopter pilot living in Naperville. He has been covered in multiple RC helicopter magazine RC Heli Pilot, Model Aviation and Flying RC. Learn more about his story and the Shayan Fund.

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Summer Strong Hero Fund

You can help children like Summer fight cancer and get the childhood they deserve by supporting the Summer Strong Hero Fund.

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TIL Fund

Tillery was diagnosed with a brain tumor on the last day of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in 2014. Learn more about her story and the TIL Fund.

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