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Children's Cancer Aid and Research Institute

Together We Are Their Hope!

Glendale, AZ   |  www.childrenscancerresearch.org

Mission

Children’s Cancer Aid and Research Institute (CCARI) is a non-profit, international organization incorporated in the State of Arizona. CCARI is an organization that provides information and assistance to the general public concerning childhood cancer and other degenerative diseases. The organization collects, distributes, and educates the public about therapies, which have proven healing qualities, with emphasis placed on the treatment and prevention of cancer. CCARI also provides support and medical equipment and supplies to other organizations, hospitals and clinics.

Ruling year info

1999

President

Michael MacKay

Main address

21208 N 52nd Ave

Glendale, AZ 85308 USA

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EIN

86-0932492

NTEE code info

Cancer (G30)

Cancer Research (H30)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Funding to support our yearly budget and to help expand and increase our program support.

Our programs

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

Oasis of Hope Research Hospital

CCARI gave a grant to Oasis of Hope Research Hospital for research and patient treatment. Doctors are able to continue ongoing programs of research and specialized patient treatments as a result of CCARI's grants. Over 75 different therapies have been researched in the last 30 years enabling the hospital to seek out and provide the most advanced, effective and compassionate treatments available in the world. Their new integrative program is producing fantastic results with various different types of cancer. Several patients were helped with the research.

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

CCARI provided a shipment of medical supplies and humanitarian aid to Esperanza De Vida to be used by those in need in their children's hospital, St. Luke, and 5 other hospitals in the region, that treat childhood cancer and other degenerative diseases. The children's hospital and clinics provide much needed medical care to many of the needy and disadvantaged people of their areas; charging only the minimum amount, or in most cases nothing, for fees needed to provide the medical care. The hospitals treat more than 25,000 children each year with cancer or other related diseases. Many children's lives are saved by this compassionate program that targets mainly children in need. Thousands of children are helped each year.

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

Located in Phoenix AZ distributes fresh fruits and vegetables to needy people. CCARI promotes the prevention of children's cancer through children eating a healthy diet that is predominately fruits and vegetables. the CCARI donates thousands of pounds worth of fruits and vegetables to domestic children in the Phoenix area.
Scientific research concludes that the best diet for cancer prevention is one that is low in fat and high in vegetables and fruits.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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

• Providing on-going funding for research and programs that advance the treatment of childhood cancer and other terminal diseases.

• Increasing our position of supplying much needed equipment, medical supplies and medicines to hospitals and clinics. These supplies will many times mean the difference between life and death for the patients of the hospitals and clinics.

• Continuing to provide emergency information to victims of cancer and their families; so that they might make an informed decision on how and where to treat their illness. In addition, to provide ongoing emotional, spiritual and financial support to victims of cancer whenever possible.

• To increase our “networking” with other medical non-profit organizations so as to increase the awareness of therapies for the treatment of cancer. The opportunities for helping individuals, especially the children, with cancer are many—the resources are limited. It will become essential to build a strong network.

Devlope our “networking” with other medical non-profit organizations so as to increase the awareness of therapies for the treatment of cancer. The opportunities for helping individuals, especially the children, with cancer are many—the resources are limited. It will become essential to build a strong network.

Our staff and volunteers are presently working to establish a platform of social media outreaches.

We have started forming a network of other non profit organizations to help us fulfill our mission.

Financials

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Children's Cancer Aid and Research Institute

Board of directors
as of 02/20/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Michael MacKay

Children's Cancer Aid and Research Institute

Term: 2022 - 2023

Michael MacKay

Children Cancer Aid and Research Institute

Wes Woods

Children Cancer Aid and Research Institute

Heather Smyth

Children Cancer Aid and Research Institute

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/27/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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