Every 45 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer, 2 years is the average length of treatment, 25% of disposable income goes on non-medical expenses and 1 in 11 families will file for bankruptcy. There are 250 families in the Greater Charlotte area and 1000 in NC who have a child undergoing cancer treatment.
Pinky Swear’s MissionHelping kids with cancer and their families with financial and emotional support through -
An Envelope Program which cover expenses, for example rent and mortgage payments, auto payments and gas cards, groceries, utilities and day care.
Pantries at local Children’s Hospitals
All-Star Weekends which provide respite and an opportunity to be together in a stress-free scenario
Other experiences for example Playing for Pinky Swear where a youth team plays and fundraisers in honor of an All-Star child battling cancer.
There are opportunities for involvement in Pinky Swear’s local board, to sponsor its annual gala and kids’s triathlon, to volunteer and to host a fundraiser.
Community Development Representative – Charlotte
Pinky Swear Foundation
M: 704 808 0123
“Helping kids with cancer & their families”