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.

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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

$42M
PCRF has raised over $20 million for pediatric cancer research
36YR
PCRF has been funding life-saving pediatric cancer research for over 36 years
250K
250,000 children will be diagnosed with cancer this year

Upcoming Events

Oct
20
Sat
Bid for the Kids Super Gala @ Marconi Automotive Museum
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bid for the Kids GalaSUPER GALA: MARK YOUR CALENDARS

35th annual Bid for the Kids Super Gala
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Marconi Automotive Museum

The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation cordially invites you to join us for the 35th Annual Bid for the Kids Super Gala. Together we will dine, dance, and bid surrounded by the most rare and exotic cars in the world.

Some battles are worth fighting for. For 36 years we have thrived against pediatric cancer with the help of our heroes – ordinary people, doing extra ordinary things. Join us as we celebrate our Super Heroes on this special anniversary year.

SPONSORSHIP, IN-KIND OR AUCTION DONATION, VOLUNTEER

You too can make a critical difference in the path of every cancer fighter’s journey. This year’s super gala provides a number of opportunities to support us with a donation, sponsorship, or in-kind contribution. Your tax-deductible gifts will receive recognition at the event with over 300 guests present.

Be a hero. Showcase the giving spirit of your business, while giving back to a cause where over 80% of donations go directly to research that is saving lives today.

CLICK FOR DETAILS

Please contact our Director of Special Events to learn more about how you or your organization might partner with us for this year’s event with the gift of sponsorship, gift in-kind donation, or auction donation. Erin Arreola can be reached directly at earreola@pcrf-kids.org or (949) 859-6312.

Nov
5
Mon
The Service Companies Charity Golf Tournament @ Dove Canyon Country Club
Nov 5 all-day

The Service Companies Charity Golf Tournament Benefitting PCRF

   
TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:

10:00am           Registration
10:30am           Putting Contest
12:00pm           Shotgun Start

               Lunch provided on course

5:30pm               19th Hole
6:00pm               Dinner & Awards

 

Donate Raffle Prizes:

Your company will receive special recognition at the dinner event when you donate prizes for our raffle & silent auction.

Forward raffle donations to:

PCRF
17932 Sky Park Circle, Ste E
Irvine, CA  92614
Phone 949-859-6312

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Monday, November 5, 2018
Dove Canyon Country Club
22862 Golf Club Drive
Dove Canyon, CA 92679

About PCRF:
The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization, founded in 1982 to improve the care, quality of life and survival rate of children with malignant diseases.

We exist solely to raise money for research because 4% of Government funding is not enough.

Dr. Rishi Lulla with Chase

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
   

 

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Making an Impact

Some people say that children make up 10% of our cancer population, but they are 100% of our future!

Dr. Alex Huang, Case Western