Tackle Kids Cancer

Tackle Kids Cancer raises crucial funds for pediatric cancer research and patient care programs for our TKC MVPs (Most Valiant Patients), and their families, receiving care at Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital and  K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital. With only 4% of the National Cancer Institute’s budget going to childhood cancer, every donation makes a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

Donations made to Tackle Kids Cancer directly benefit essential clinical care, unique support services and groundbreaking cancer research needed to find a cure. Since its launch in 2015, grassroots fundraisers have been at the heart of our organization, as local communities, schools, families and more, come together to fundraise so we can tackle kids cancer.

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Where does the money go?

When you make a gift to Tackle Kids Cancer, funding benefits areas that include care & support, research and survivorship

With 100% of donations staying in New Jersey, your gift directly impacts patients and their families through:

  • Care. Essential care and treatments supported by funding, supporting over 100 open clinical trials
  • Support. In-hospital patient and family support programs, such as the Sibling Support Program
  • Survivorship. Unique survivorship care for cancer survivors through Cure & Beyond program, the first in the state
  • Research. Groundbreaking pediatric cancer research at the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation needed to find a cure


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