Wigs 4 Kids does not receive funding from any of the following resources. Their programs are available to the public and we endorse them for the work they do for the children of our community.
Alex's Arcade is here to help kids cope with cancer, whether it's donating gaming systems to Children's Hospital, fundraising for our cause, advocating for childhood cancer awareness, or fulfill a dream for a family fighting cancer. The feeling of helping others, making a difference in the lives of children, or being the reason that child or family can cope with cancer a little easier...Is like no other.
American Childhood Cancer Organization
Phone: (855) 858-2226
The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) is one of the nation’s largest grassroots organizations at the forefront of the crucial battle against childhood cancer. We are dedicated to improving the lives of children living with childhood cancer or its long-term impacts, and to offering critical advice, support, and assistance to families engaged in this life-altering struggle.
Angels of Hope
Phone: (586) 226-3146
The foundation provides assistance to children of families whose lives have been affected by cancer. Financial assistance may be provided for costs not covered by health insurance.
Big Family of Michigan
Phone: (586) 415-6968
Jeanne Fowler founded Big Family of Michigan in 2002 in an effort to provide dignity, humility and love to Michigan’s 10,000 foster children whose emotional and physical needs are often overlooked. Big Family of Michigan has since impacted thousands of lives by raising funds for core programs, such as back-to-school supplies, Christmas and holiday gifts, birthdays in a bag, aging-out suitcases and college scholarships for Michigan’s foster children and teens.
Phone: (248) 705-2780
Camp Casey, a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2003, offers three unique programs to children with cancer and their families. Molly Melamed at (248) 705-2780 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (406) 549-5987
Camp Mak-A-Dream first welcomed cancer patients to it’s beautiful facility in western Montana back in July of 1995. The camp was created to carry out the mission of the Children’s Oncology Camp Foundation which is to provide Camp Mak-A-Dream as a medically-supervised, cost free experience for children and young adults with cancer.
Cassie Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation
Phone: (586) 322-0991
The Cassie Hines Shoes Cancer Foundation provides young adults between ages 16-30 through peer support programs and services that help them manage their mental healing as well as their physical battle. A sample day camp is included for the young adults to enjoy adventure, team building and serves as an experience of what a full-week camp would provide for those facing cancer.
Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan
Phone: (800) 825-2536
Statewide organization which provides information, financial assistance, and emotional support to families of adults and children affected by leukemia, lymphoma, and other related blood disorders.
Five Points of HopeWebsite: fivepointsofhope.com
Five Points of Hope provides financial assistance for Michigan residents who have been diagnosed with cancer and are facing financial difficulties.
Hospice of Michigan
Phone: (888) 247-5701
Hospice of Michigan’s Pediatric Early Care provides a range of services to families of children from prenatal stages until age 21, beginning at the time of diagnosis. This program enables the family to continue pursuing curative treatment options while also providing someone to talk to about maintaining their child’s quality of life, advance directives and grief support.
H3: Hope, Healing & Health
Phone: (586) 335-2006
H3 Wellness Center was founded on the premise that everyone deserves to feel a sense of hope when the situations and events of their lives leave them feeling lost and without a way back to living healthfully and peacefully. We have multiple licensed experienced therapists and a common desire to provide a meaningful place for healing.
Kids Kicking Cancer
Phone: (313) 557-0021
Kids Kicking Cancer provides weekly classes for children, both inpatient and outpatient, in the mind-body techniques found in the martial arts.
The Life Chest
The Life Chest provides a special place to keep your most treasured memories; replacing your old shoebox of family collectibles with an heirloom quality chest for all your keepsakes. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Wigs 4 Kids when you shop using code "WIGS" during checkout at www.thelifechest.com.
Look Good…Feel Better Teen Program
Phone: (800) 395-LOOK
Free public service program offering webinars to help teens overcome the appearance related side effects of cancer and cancer treatment.
National Alopecia Areata Foundation
Phone: (415) 472-3780
Here, kids, teens, and parents can find an interactive and entertaining place to be themselves while offering support to their peers.
New Day Foundation for Families
Phone: (248) 648-1105
New Day Foundation accomplishes their mission by offering financial assistance and emotional support programs to cancer patients and their families.
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. Inc.
Phone: (800) 888-2876 or 616-458-2773
The Society provides information on burn recovery and prevention as well as links to other resources such as local support groups, burn camps, and special events and programs.
S.K.I.P. – Supporting Kids in Pain
Supporting Kids in Pain is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides support to children in local hospitals.
St. Vincent & Sarah Fisher Center
Personalized, one-on-one tutoring for children and adults to bridge the education gap.
Trichotillomania Learning Center
Phone: (831) 457-1004
The Trichotillomania Learning Center’s mission is to end the suffering caused by hair pulling disorders, skin picking disorders, and other related body-focused repetitive behaviors.
United Way of Southeastern Michigan
United Way of Southeastern Michigan offers information & resources on: utility and rent payment assistance, job search/placement, food, health & child care, housing, prescription expense assistance and much more for families experiencing financial challenges. Dial 2-1-1 for support.