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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 Lexi Gratton at [email protected] or 866-333-1213 to learn more.

cord fund

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

Andy's Army

Anderson is a bundle of laughter who takes on his battle with neuroblastoma with resilience. Learn more about his story and Andy’s Army.

Learn more about Chloe’s Crusade for a Cure.

Super Cooper

You can help children like Cooper fight cancer and get the childhood they deserve by supporting the Closer to the Cure Fund: A Medulloblastoma Research Fund.

Declan Roberts

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

Emily and Edie

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.


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


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.

Foresight Fund

The Foresight Fund for Retinoblastoma Research was started by families impacted by this rare form of pediatric cancer. Together with survivors, fighters, advocates, and caregivers, we strive to spark and support research on retinoblastoma and prevent its impact for future generations.


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.

Katie Brant

Katie's Kids for the Cure is now supporting ALSF's Crazy8 Initiative.

Emma is a beautiful two-year-old girl. She loves her family very much. She has an amazing big sister named Bailie, who makes her belly laugh almost all day.


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


Nathan fought against rhabdomyosarcoma with courage, resilience and humor. His spirit motivates his family every day to help other kids win their battle against cancer.


Noah’s brave fight against acute lymphoblastic leukemia is preparing him for his future goal of becoming Spider-Man. Learn more about his story and #NoahNation.


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

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


Frankie was a chatty kid who loved animals, his friends and his family. His parents rushed him to the hospital one night, where doctors diagnosed him with pilomyxoid astrocytoma. Sadly, Frankie passed away, but is honored by those who give to his hero fund to help other kids like him.


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.