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FRIENDS OF KIDS WITH CANCER INC

Helping kids with cancer... be kids!

St. Louis, MO   |  www.friendsofkids.org

Mission

Friends of Kids with Cancer is devoted to enriching the daily lives of children undergoing treatment for, and survivors of, cancer and blood-related diseases. Our mission is to be an advocate for these special kids providing them and their families with the educational, emotional, and recreational support needed as a result of the long hours of chemotherapy, illness and isolation.

Ruling year info

1993

Executive Director

Mrs. Brandy Bimslager

Main address

16 Sunnen Drive Suite 161

St. Louis, MO 63143 USA

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EIN

43-1614563

NTEE code info

Cancer (G30)

Pediatrics (G98)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

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Educational, Emotional and Recreational Programs

At Friends of Kids with Cancer, we are devoted to providing programs that enrich the daily lives of children in St. Louis undergoing treatment for – and the survivors of – cancer and blood-related diseases. Friends gives back something medicine alone cannot… we give kids back their childhood, with programs that build self-esteem, hope, and quality of life for our kids… and for their families.

Our goal is simple... to "help kids with cancer... be kids!"


Friends is there every step of the way… bringing much-needed comfort and laughter to the entire family. Our Educational Support includes Tutoring, Psycho-Social Testing, Educational Testing, and Educational Planning for patients; our Emotional Support includes Art Therapy for patients and their sisters and brothers, Play Therapy for younger patients and siblings, and individual and group support sessions for patients, families and siblings; and Recreational opportunities to make sure our families continue to “play” together.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
People with diseases and illnesses

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FRIENDS OF KIDS WITH CANCER INC

Board of directors
as of 03/16/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mrs. Susanne Rosenberg

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Term: 2023 - 2025

Karen Korn

Joey Venturella

Maura Garascia

Scott Biermann

Jay Adams

Kris Arneson

Matt Biffignani

Don Brown

Jonathan Burke

Katy Carson

Merri Cross

Tony Godfrey

Rick Henry

Sharon Huber

Rick Lommel

Ryan Lommel

Kathy Manganaro

Joe Reinberg

Tom Russo

Edwin Schmid

Margie Sedlack

Ben Turec

Jill Turec

Sue Venincasa

Eroc Vogel

Organizational demographics

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Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
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Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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