Our Mission

Funding research to improve the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant disease is the focal point of everything we do. At the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, we remain steadfast in our mission to give every child a cancer-free future.

2016 PCRF Grantees  You can Give Hope

Our Stars

Our stars are at the heart of what we do at the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. It is for them, our warriors and our patients, whom we fight for by funding life-saving pediatric cancer research. Read their stories below.

 

Diann

Diann

Diann was 5-years-old, entering kindergarten, when her mother took her for a routine exam at the doctor’s office. After the exam, she was told to immediately take her to CHOC because of anemia.

Read Diann's Story

Becky Mudd

Becky Mudd

In April 2015, Becky Mudd a mother, grandmother, sister and daughter channeled her passion for running to benefit others who are running a marathon of their own - those who fight pediatric cancer.

Read Becky's Story

Kalyn

Kalyn

Fifty years ago, Hodgkin's was a death sentence. I would not have been able to even graduate high school but because of donations given to research foundations such as the PCRF.

Read Kalyn's Story

Gavin

Gavin

On New Year’s Day, 2010 four-year-old Gavin was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and his family’s lives were forever changed.

Read Gavin's Story

Danny

Danny

Meet Danny, a fifth grader, who wants to help. Danny's idea was that for a $20 donation, a person could write an inspirational note to a pediatric patient on a white NVRQT ball.

Read Danny's Story

Leonard

Leonard

When he was diagnosed with Leukemia in December 2012 the thing that kept Leonard in high spirits were the many basketball DVDs he received from friends and family.

Read Leonard's Story

Our Impact

$36M

PCRF has raised over $36 million for pediatric cancer research

34YR

PCRF has been funding life-saving pediatric cancer research for over 34 years

250K

250,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year

Upcoming Events

Oct
3
Mon
MCR Facility Services Charity Golf Outing @ Tijeras Creek Golf Club
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am

MCR Facility Services Logo for Charity Golf Tournament

Charity Golf Outing

Reserve Your Spot Today!!

$200 per person for Golf & Dinner
Includes: Golf, Cart, Range Balls, Lunch, Dinner, Prizes and More (dinner only $75).

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)……$5,000
Dinner Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)………$4,000
Beverage Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)…..$1,500
19th Hole Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)…..$2,000
Awards Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)……..$1,000
Lunch Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)…….…$2,000
Hole Sponsor…………………………………$1,200
Putting Contest Sponsor…………….………..$500
Photography Sponsor……………………….$1,000
Long Drive Sponsor…………….………………$850
Closest to the Pin……………………..………..$850
Honorable Mention……………….…………….$500
Helicopter Sponsor (includes 4 golfers)……..$750

Event Schedule

9:00am ………………………………………Check-in
9:30-10:30am……………………………….Putting Contest
11:00am………………………….………….Shot Gun Start (lunch on the course)
6:00pm ………………………………………….Dinner, Awards & Presentation

 

Contact:
Cornel Sneekes 562-547-5472
Valerie Sneekes 714-742-9749
Email:   cal90703@aol.com

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Nov
4
Fri
2016 Memorial Lectureship @ Newport Beach Civic Center Community Room (see below for parking details)
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The 2016 Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Memorial Lectureship

Please join the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation in Honoring

Kathleen Sakamoto, MD, PhD

2016 PCRF Memorial Lecturer

Shelagh Galligan Professsor
Division of Hematology Oncology
Stanford University School of Medicine

“Advances in the Biology and Treatment of Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia”

Sakamoto Photo
Friday, November 4th
Newport Beach Civic Center Community Room
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach, California
NEWPORT BEACH CIVIC CENTER PARKING

SUBMIT RSVP

The PCRF Memorial Lectureship was established in 1992 to honor the memory of all children who have lost their battles with cancer
Questions:  jludwig@pcrf-kids.org
www.PCRF-Kids.org

Nov
5
Sat
Bid for the Kids CA Gala @ Lyon Air Museum
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Bid for the Kids CA Gala @ Lyon Air Museum | Santa Ana | California | United States

the sky is the limit!

The Sky is the Limit for what we can do in the world of childhood cancer research. This year, PCRF invites you to include us in your philanthropic giving for the 33rd annual Bid for the Kids Gala to be held at the Lyon Air Museum. Be ready to step inside a unique hangar museum and dine, dance and bid among the wings of some of the rarest vintage aircraft and vehicles in the world. Featuring live entertainment, elite catering by Turnip Rose and an extensive silent and live auction.

Please save the date and join us as we aim for the Sky to raise the necessary funds for research that is powering hope in families who need hope the most.

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Making an Impact

You can argue that pediatric patients only make up 10% of our population, but they are 100% of our future.

Dr. Alex Huang, Case Western