4-year-olds Addie and Declan were meant to tackle the world together. The first years of their lives were spent together learning, bonding and fighting cancer inside Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital. Today, both Addie and Declan are cancer survivors – and the best of friends. They are growing up with […]
In August, Tackle Kids Cancer joined forces with Michael Feeney’s Best Day Ever Foundation to set up a super special surprise for video game enthusiast Ivan, a 17-year-old brain tumor patient, to ensure he had the best day ever. Tackle Kids Cancer and Michael Feeney’s Best Day Ever Foundation came together to surprise Ivan with […]
Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce that PepsiCo has renewed its partnership with Tackle Kids Cancer, an initiative of the Children’s Cancer Institute at Hackensack Meridian Health that raises money through strategic corporate and community partnerships to support research and patient care. The partnership renewal marks a commitment of a $325,000 annual gift […]
Sibling relationships can be emotionally powerful and critically important, especially in childhood. When one child undergoes a challenging medical emergency or illness, it has a profound impact on their siblings. Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital has received generous funding to develop and implement an important Sibling Support Program to meet […]
This holiday season, we are partnering up with Casely for their #EveryCaseCounts initiative. Casely will donate a portion of profits from every order during the month of December to support our work funding pediatric cancer research and patient care at the Children’s Cancer Institute. On Giving Tuesday, Casely will double its daily donation. The additional […]
Tackle Kids Cancer invites you to join us in spreading holiday cheer this season. Though the holidays look different for most of us this year, you can still help us support pediatric patients and their families without leaving your home. Partner with us during this season of giving by shopping our Amazon Wish List. All […]
Five years ago, we began our mission. With only 4% of the national cancer research budget allocated to pediatric cancer, and only three new cancer drugs developed for children in the past twenty years, the team at Hackensack Meridian Health Children’s Cancer Institute recognized the need for a philanthropic program to help increase funding for […]
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, the social and emotional needs of the entire family are tremendous.
Two-and-a-half months ago, the PGA Tour brought the best golfers in the world to Paramus for The Northern Trust at Ridgewood Country Club.
Dr. Derek Hanson is the Program Head of Pediatric Neuro-oncology at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center.