Kits To Heart

Better care, everywhere.

Clarksville, MD   |  http://kitstoheart.org/

Mission

To bring smiles and solidarity to those affected by cancer, one kit at a time.

Ruling year info

2020

Founder

Sonia Su

Main address

6941 Crossfield Ct

Clarksville, MD 21029 USA

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EIN

85-0767060

NTEE code info

Private Operating Foundations (T23)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

Communication

Blog

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The cancer journey is often a lonely one—full of anxiety, distress, and uncertainty. Yet, well-intentioned friends and family have no idea what to offer to cancer patients, and hospitals aren’t able to offer adequate material and psychosocial resources during and after treatments.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Cancer Care Kits

Take it from a three-time cancer survivor: The cancer journey is often a lonely one—full of anxiety, distress, and uncertainty. Yet, well-intentioned friends and family have no idea what to offer to cancer patients, and hospitals aren’t able to offer adequate material and psychosocial resources during and after treatments.

Kits to Heart distributes thoughtfully designed, curated cancer care kits at hospitals and cancer centers in the Baltimore/Washington Metro Area community, as well as ships directly to patients nationwide.

Sonia uses her experiences and interactions with patients and social workers to pack the kits with informational resources and comforting products compatible with various cancer treatments. Just like receiving a care package from a survivor gave her hope and inspiration to pay it forward, we can inspire hope at the most difficult moments of treatments.

Population(s) Served
People with diseases and illnesses
Caregivers

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

Charting impact

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

Kits to Heart emphasizes the importance of a strong community, while helping to contribute to more positive feelings and the well-being of those affected by cancer. We care for the whole person (cura personalis), recognizing that cancer patients require both material and psychosocial support throughout their most difficult moments of the cancer journey.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our board, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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Kits To Heart

Board of directors
as of 9/16/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Sonia Su

Kalpesh Patel

SCORE

Steve Mei

Kevin Boyle, Sr.

Kuur Therapeutics

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 08/09/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Asian American/Pacific Islanders/Asian
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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