FOUNDATION THINKAGAIN

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aka ThinkAgain! Foundation; ThinkAgainOrg   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  www.thinkagain.org

Mission

Foundation ThinkAgain provides rehabilitation therapies to children severely affected by cancer and brain tumors, that were either denied or insufficiently covered by medical insurance.

Notes from the nonprofit

Foundation ThinkAgain! relies on funding from individuals, foundations and corporations to bring services to pediatric cancer and brain tumor survivors. We are grateful for your support.

Ruling year info

2008

President

Dr. Patricia Kerrigan

Director

Mr. John Martin

Main address

2355 Westwood Blvd, PMB 431 Patricia M Kerrigan PhD

Los Angeles, CA 90064 USA

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EIN

42-1738429

NTEE code info

Health Treatment Facilities (Primarily Outpatient) (E30)

Pediatrics (G98)

Rehabilitative Medical Services (E50)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Because of significant advances in therapy, about 80% of children diagnosed with cancer under the age of 15 will survive their disease. This success rate however, comes with a substantial cost to the cognitive, sensory, motor and academic functioning of many survivors. Central nervous system chemotherapies, radiation to a developing brain, and surgical navigation through sensitive brain areas to remove tumors, are just some of the invasive, but necessary treatments used to achieve a cure. These late effects, or injuries to the brain, especially a brain in early development, may result in disorders of memory, visual and perceptual motor skills, processing speed, receptive and expressive language, fine and gross motor ability, tracking, attention, speech, organization and planning, to name just a few. Schools are unable to address or remediate disorders of this severity, and funding for these costly, yet needed clinic-based therapies, has either been denied by the child's medical insura

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

rehabilitation

We fund rehabilitation therapies to pediatric cancer and brain tumor survivors: Occupational therapy, speech and language, vision therapy, cognitive therapy, educational therapy

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with disabilities

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Foundation ThinkAgain will make sure that no childhood cancer survivor, left with disabilities, goes without needed rehabilitation therapies they need in order to reach their optimal potential in their lives after cancer.

Strategically raising funds and developing support through building relationships with children's hospitals and finding quality therapies the communities of children we serve. We are developing a grant program, and investing in various fundrasing platforms with the goal to develop chapters affiliated with each children's hospital across the country.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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FOUNDATION THINKAGAIN

Board of directors
as of 9/15/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Dr. Patricia Kerrigan

ucla pediatrics oncology/hematology/neurosurgery

Term: 2008 -


Board co-chair

Ms. Kellie Richmond

PG&E

Term: 2008 -

Patricia Kerrigan

Kellie Richmond

Kari Miller

Jill Bennett

Kelli Arenson

Lavette Bowles

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable