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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.

Angels of Hope

(586)226-3146 www.angelsofhope.org
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.

Camp Casey

         (248) 705-2780; www.camp-casey.org

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 molly@camp-casey.org

Camp-Mak-A-Dream

406-549-5987; www.campdream.org
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

586-322-0991; www.cassiehinesshoescancer.org
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

800-825-2536; www.leukemiamichigan.org
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.

Hospice of Michigan

888-247-5701; www.hom.org
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.

Kids Kicking Cancer

313-557-0021; www.kidskickingcancer.net
Kids Kicking Cancer provides weekly classes for children, both inpatient and outpatient, in the mind-body techniques found in the martial arts.

Look Good...Feel Better Teen Program

800-395-LOOK; Teens Program:
http://www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org/teens
Home Page: www.lookgoodfeelbetter.org
Teens 2bMe Program www.2bMe.org
Free public service program offering webinars to help teens overcome the appearance related side effects of cancer and cancer treatment.

National Alopecia Areata Foundation

415-472-3780; http://www.naaf.org
Here, kids, teens, and parents can find an interactive and entertaining place to be themselves while offering support to their peers.

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. Inc.

1-800-888-2876 or 616-458-2773; http://www.phoenix-society.org
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.

Trichotillomania Learning Center

(831) 457-1004; www.trich.org
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

2-1-1; 211.UnitedWaySEM.org
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.