6070 S. Eastern Ave. • Ste. 200 • Las Vegas, NV 89119
P: 702.735.8434 • F: 702.735.8431 • email@example.com
With the support of the community and donors, all NCCF programs and services are at no cost to participants.
Camp Cartwheel – This overnight medically supervised camp has grown to two summer sessions of four days each hosting over 200 critically ill children and their siblings ages 5 to 17.
The Caring Place – A healing arts and wellness program offering monthly activities such as yoga, reflexology, therapeutic art activities and more for critically ill children and their caregivers.
Danny Gans Memorial Champions Run for Life Hosted by Donny Osmond – Annual community 5k and Fun Run/Walk raising funds for NCCF services and individually honoring courageous children who fight a daily battle against disease as they participate in a celebratory lap in the Champions Run for Life.
Bravery Heart Profiles of Courage Beads – Specially designed beads representing a variety of procedures which document a child’s journey as they fight disease.
S.A.M. (Stories About Me) – Beautifully hard bound and full color books created by each child and/or their parents which include photos, drawings, and a story about their life and their favorite things. While being a fun book for the child to create, it is a valuable tool for counselors and social workers that create discussion regarding the child’s feeling and emotions. This book becomes a special keepsake for the ill child and their family.
Flashes of Hope – Professional photographers and make-up artists come together to photograph critically ill children during their hospital stay and while in treatment. These photos chronicle the child’s experience during their fight with beautifully framed photos presented to the family.
NCCF & Torino Foundation Education Services Program - This program gives children the opportunity to continue their education while in treatment and recovery and includes direct, bedside, and classroom instruction by the NCCF full-time teacher. In addition, the program offers educational assessment to identify areas of need and advocacy to support and facilitate school meetings. NCCF’s education services also include:
Jim Bell Transportation Program – Bell Transportation funds NCCF patient transportation to and from doctor appointments, treatment and hospital visits.
Counseling – Counseling services are provided by licensed therapists to all children, siblings and family members. These services include individual, family and group interventions.
Annual Bone Marrow Drive – NCCF hosts an annual bone marrow drive at various businesses each year with the hope of matching local donors with local children in need of bone marrow transplants.
Computer Resource Center – NCCF’s resource center is available to families researching information and resources as well as being used children for homework and tutoring sessions.
Emergency Funding – Based on NCCF review, emergency funding is provided to families in need of support for mortgage, rent, utility payments, transportation, food and more.
New Diagnosis “Care Kits” – This binder helps parents track their child’s medical treatment and serves a quick reference of organized information on doctors, treatments, current medications, insurance information, and hospital and clinic appointments.
Parent Advisory Board & Teen Council – Facilitated by a licensed therapist, these boards participate in community service and consist of parents and teens impacted by cancer and other life threatening illnesses.
New Diagnosis, Sickle Cell, and Patient/Sibling Workshops – Facilitated by NCCF therapists, each workshop/group meets monthly and consists of discussions and activities which provide emotional support and teach positive communication.
Snack Attack & Toy Chest – NCCF continually accepts healthy snack and toy donations and then provides these to pediatric cancer care facilities for patients who spend many hours receiving treatment.
Play Therapy Groups – NCCF therapists facilitate Play Therapy Groups at are out-patient clinics for children receiving chemotherapy and other treatments. These groups are designed to guide children and participating parents through the therapeutic powers of play to ease the psychological challenges and side effects of fighting disease.
Please call NCCF at 702.735.8434 for more information.
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