Being hospitalized for a long period of time can be scary, especially for a child. Normalizing the environment with traditional play adapted for the hospital or home-bound surroundings can not only improve patients’ quality of life, but also improve outcomes while in treatment.

2015 Patient Support Grants


Charlotte, NC
Grant Amount:$3,100 to support the Camp CARE orientation and camper event.

Children’s National Medical Center

Washington, DC
Grant Amount:$5000 to support the up-fit of the outpatient vitals room.
Grant Amount:$2000 to support inpatient activities/events.

Dell Children’s Hospital

Austin, TX
Grant Amount:$25,000 to support psycho-social programming at the Children’s Blood & Cancer Center.
Grant Amount:$3,000 to support inpatient activities/events.


Charlotte, NC
Grant Amount:$2,500 to support film festival benefiting Levine Children’s Hospital.

Flashes of Hope

Charlotte, NC and Indianapolis, IN
Grant Amount:$10,000 to support portrait photography of children facing cancer in the Charlotte and Indianapolis communities.

Hemby Children’s Hospital

Charlotte, NC
Grant Amount:$10,000 to support the up-fit of the pediatric hematology/oncology playroom.