Charity Spotlight: Brantley Francis Foundation
Bird #: 2292
Location: Geneseo, IL
Mission: The Brantley Francis Foundation supports families all across the US with BFF Bags full of toys and gift cards.
The Foundation currently supports 4 hospitals with BBF Bags: Stead Family Children's Hospital in Iowa City, IA, OSF Peoria, Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, IA and Phoenix Children's Hospital. They recently pledged $100,000 to Dana Farber Cancer Center Institue for research of Germ Cell Tumors in children. They have also funded an inpatient room on the oncology floor of Stead Children's Hospital in Iowa City.
Did you know?
- 1 in 285 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer by the time they are 20
- Worldwide, every 3 minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer
- 2/3 of survivors will have life-long side effects
- Childhood cancer receives only 4% of the annual budget from the National Cancer Institute
You can support the Brantley Francis Foundation by texting the word CHIRP to 41-444 to donate today! (Remember to designate Bird #2292)