We Are Here For You

We understand that your family is facing a challenging time, and we want you to know that you’re not alone. While no one wishes to be part of this community, we are here to support you and your family every step of the way. Please take a moment to learn about the programs we offer for your cancer warrior and your entire family.

We are here for you!

How We Help

SOCIAL: Sunshine Program

Sunshine Pack | Include comforting, educational, and entertaining items to bring a smile and comfort to your child.

Sunshine Visits | Exclusive visits for your family and warrior. Enjoy a visit with Leo or one of his K9 Therapy friends, participate in a personalized art class, share a warm meal with your family, shop at the Sunshine Boutique, and feel like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders. ACFC has created a special place where your child with cancer can be a kid.

Sunshine Events & Experiences | We host family events, where families can share a meal, build community, and enjoy entertainment.

Sunshine Celebrations | Unique experiences for YOUR Warrior and family. Past Sunshine Celebrations offered at ACFC include birthday milestones, family events, and end-of-treatment parties.

EMOTIONAL: Therapy Program

Individual • Family Counseling Services | Offered by licensed mental health professionals to cancer warriors, siblings, and parents/guardians.

K-9 Therapy — 4 Paws For Healing | Provides recurring visits from our certified therapy dog Leo and his furry volunteer friends during our Sunshine Visits and at most Sunshine Celebrations.

Wellness Program | Monthly group meditations and sound bowl therapy, wellness events for warriors, siblings, and parents/caretakers.

{"Thank God for your guys! Thanks again for being wonderful and helping us out!! It really does take a lot of stress off us."
Danielle
— Mom to Cancer Warrior Junie
{"It felt good to know that my child was thought of even though he is no longer with us. Thank you for your support."
Scarlett
— Mom of Cancer Warrior
{"Kudos to the ACFC team, the kids were joyful and enjoyed the event very much"
Veera
— Mom of Cancer Warrior
{"You guys are so amazing! You went above and beyond for our family, words can't even express how thankful we are."
Allyce
— Mom of Cancer Warrior
{"We wanted to express our thank you for thinking of our warrior on his birthday and making it such a special time for him! We took him to Build-A-Bear with the gift card you gave us and he had the best experience and left with the biggest smile on his face! We appreciate all that ACFC has done for us!"
Brian
— Dad of Cancer Warrior
{"Kudos to the ACFC team, the kids were joyful and enjoyed the event very much"
Veera
— Mom of Cancer Warrior
{"We wanted to express our thank you for thinking of our warrior on his birthday and making it such a special time for him! We took him to Build-A-Bear with the gift card you gave us and he had the best experience and left with the biggest smile on his face! We appreciate all that ACFC has done for us!"
Brian
— Dad of Cancer Warrior
{"It felt good to know that my child was thought of even though he is no longer with us. Thank you for your support."
Scarlett
— Mom of Cancer Warrior
{"Thank God for your guys! Thanks again for being wonderful and helping us out!! It really does take a lot of stress off us."
Danielle
— Mom to Cancer Warrior Junie
{"You guys are so amazing! You went above and beyond for our family, words can't even express how thankful we are."
Allyce
— Mom of Cancer Warrior
Financial Assistance

FINANCIAL: Assistance Program

Quarterly Financial Assistance | Offered to families who have a child in active cancer treatment. This assistance can help offset costs for medical treatment-related costs, lodging, car maintenance, parking, gas, co-pays, mortgage, electricity, etc.

Baxter’s Kitchen* |Provides nutritious foods and meals to go for you and your family. Dining hall has seating for up to 40.

Pantry | Parents and guardians are welcome to come and shop at no cost for household essential and non-perishable food items..

Education | We offer tutoring to ensure that cancer warriors stay on track with their educational needs. Additionally, families can bring all their children to receive assistance with assignments. For parents, ACFC provides monthly support for job reentry after taking time away from work to care for a loved one. This includes resume workshops, interview preparation, and more.

End of Life (EOL) Support | Parents and guardians are welcome to come and shop at no cost for household essential and non-perishable food items.

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