A MONSTER’S MISSION

A Monster's Mission Fund supports the needs of families who have had children diagnosed with cancer including, but not limited to, medical expenses, monthly bills, groceries, education and awareness.

 
 
 

A TIME TO HEAL

We provide support, education and empowerment so that cancer survivors and their caregivers may create their best lives.

ALL BETTY’S CHILDREN

All Betty’s Children provides care, comfort, and support through emotional, financial, and other means to families confronting cancer during their time of need.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY - NEBRASKA CHAPTER

The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help you manage cancer treatment and recovery and find the emotional support you need. And best of all, our help is free.

american cancer society - hope lodge omaha

Hope Lodge Nebraska is more than just a lodging facility. Hope Lodge provides a home away from home for cancer patients and their caregivers traveling for treatment, eliminating many emotional and financial concerns and allowing patients to focus on what is most important, getting well.

 
 
 

angels among us - omaha

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, a family’s life as they know it comes to an abrupt halt. Unfortunately, their monthly expenses do not. That’s where we come in. We’re Angels Among Us, and we provide financial support to families battling pediatric cancer.

brian duensing foundation

The Brian Duensing Foundation is dedicated to providing hope and support to families battling cancer or serious illness. This is accomplished by increasing awareness and by raising funds to support in two main areas: (1) research to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment; (2) outreach projects specifically designed to ease the emotional, financial and spiritual burdens endured by families facing these diseases.

camp coholo

Camp CoHoLo's mission is to serve children between the ages of 6 and 17 who are impacted by cancer or blood disorders. Campers include children undergoing therapy and those who have completed treatment.

camp kesem nebraska

Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. By offering innovative, fun-­filled programs that foster a lasting community, we aim to ensure that every child impacted by a parent’s cancer is never alone.

camp quality heartland

Letting Kids with Cancer be Kids Again. Serving children with cancer and their families through five days of unique summer camping, special events, and support at no cost to the family.

cancer alliance of nebraska

We’re a nationally-recognized, non-profit cancer research organization that provides breakthrough treatments to cancer patients through clinical trials in the comfort of their own communities. Every day we get closer to the cure.

 
 
 

canceropinions.com

CancerOpinions.com is the leader in cancer second opinions. We are a network of elite cancer specialists hand-picked from across the United States to deliver expert cancer guidance to cancer patients who otherwise would not have access to this level of expert care.

 
 
 

cattlemen’s ball

The Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to raise money for cancer research. Ninety percent of the profits benefit the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha, with 10% donated back to local communities’ health and wellness programs.

child health research institute

The Child Health Research Institute aims to fund and support research that advances knowledge about childhood health and diseases.

It is a collaboration between Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Our mission is to promote research in pediatric health, consolidate research in pediatric disease, and provide resources to faculty investigators.

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION

The Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Foundation was established in 1983 to support the hospital, raise awareness about our work, and manage and distribute funds to its premier pediatric services and programs.

COLUMBUS CANCER CARE FOUNDATION

Our mission is to CARE by providing Community outreach and education, Access to cancer care, Resources for cancer patients and their families, and Education for the community and area healthcare professionals, regarding cancer prevention, early detection, screening and treatment options.

crawl for cancer - omaha

Crawl for Cancer™ is an organization driven to plan and host fundraising events that support lifesaving research and those affected by cancer.

 
 
 

david spence cancer foundation

The David Spence Cancer Foundation provides support to defeat ALL cancers, not just one in particular. No staff, no expenses and all time is donated. Together we can ease suffering, provide hope, and save lives.

dobleman institute

The Dobleman Head and Neck Cancer Institute has been created as a 501 (c) (3) organization to accomplish four interrelated objectives that – when combined – have the potential to change lives: This is a critical mission since more than 80,000 Americans each year are diagnosed with head and neck cancer. To make things worse, head and neck cancer is not easily discovered…until it’s too late. The research being done through the assistance of Dobleman Head and Neck Cancer Institute could lessen that pattern – with your financial assistance. Since 2001, the Institute has partnered with Creighton University’s Medical School to uncover and test scientific innovations for head and neck cancer patients and their families.

dreamweaver foundation - omaha

We Are Dreamers. All of us. And we live our lives trying to make those dreams come true. Yet there are some that don’t have the means to make it happen. Dreamweaver Foundation fulfills lifelong dreams for terminally ill seniors in need.

emma strong foundation

Emma Gehring, the daughter of Brent and Kathryn (Alt) Gehring, and little sister of Aiden, was recently diagnosed with a formidable brain tumor. A student of Brent’s coined the phrase, “stay Emma Strong”, and it has caught fire on Twitter as #EmmaStrong. This site has been created to help raise funds for the Gehring family as they set out on Emma’s journey. All donations go directly to the Emma Gehring Charitable Donation Account and will be used to help the raise funds for the battle against Pediatric Brain Tumors.

FESTIVAL OF HOPE - SCOTTSBLUFF

The Festival of Hope is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help cancer patients who live in Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming with non-medical expenses as they relate to their cancer care and treatment. There is a sincere interest by the Festival of Hope to help those applicants who qualify for assistance.

for the girls - norfolk

For the Girls helps women in Northeast Nebraska win the fight against breast cancer by supporting their medical, emotional, and educational needs. We will accomplish by providing funds to enhance services through area health care providers and supporting research.

fred & pamela buffett cancer center - omaha

Support Groups: Cancer Survivorship Group, Brain Tumor Support Group, Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplants (BMSCT), Colorectal Cancer Support Group. The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center has begun changing forever the way cancer is diagnosed and treated. By harnessing the most advanced biomedical and technological tools available, we are increasingly identifying the drivers behind cancer and creating precise therapies that improve outcomes. Through the use of genomics and other new diagnostic tools, we are employing precision medicine to customize therapies and care for each cancer patient.

 
 
 

gift of hope cancer foundation - north platte

The Gift of Hope Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works toward the accomplishment of the following: Recruit volunteers to help cancer patients and their families who need assistance to accomplish tasks made difficult or impossible by the disease. Collect and distribute monetary gifts and other donations.

giving hope cancer fund - nemaha county

Our mission: Provide monetary assistance to Nemaha County residents for costs incurred during cancer treatments outside of Nemaha County.

grace cancer foundation - grand island

GRACE Cancer Foundation assists cancer patients who live within 40 miles of Grand Island, Nebraska, or are being treated at the Saint Francis Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island, or the Mary Lanning Healthcare - Morrison Cancer Center in Hastings. Help is available through several methods, such as gas cards, assistance with medical bills, household expenses, and more.

great plains colon cancer task force

The Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force is dedicated to increasing the number of lives saved from colon cancer through education, early detection, and prevention.

GRIEF’S JOURNEY - OMAHA

No one has to walk their grief journey alone. We believe everyone has a right to excellent and compassionate grief support and that our community is stronger with it. All of our grief support programs are offered free of charge. Learn more about our educational services and professional training as well.

harper’s hope at methodist estabrook cancer center

A cancer diagnosis is a beginning, not an end. Harper's Hope, a comprehensive cancer survivorship program, offers services to help improve quality of life for cancer survivors.

heartland cancer foundation

Our mission is to provide practical and immediate assistance to cancer patients so they can focus on healing. People with cancer should not fall behind because they struggle to afford their expenses. Be a part of our mission to encourage local cancer patients with compassion and assistance so they can thrive.

hereditary cancer center - creighton university

Hereditary Cancer Center (HCC) at Creighton University was formally established in 1984. The primary objective of the HCC was to conduct comprehensive research projects dealing with cancer of all anatomic sites.

 
 
 

INNER BEAUTY: A SPECIALTY SALON FOR CANCER SURVIVORS - HARPER’S HOPE, METHODIST HOSPITAL OMAHA

Because cancer should not keep your inner beauty from shining through. Cancer and its treatment may change your appearance. We want to help your inner beauty shine through. You have the opportunity to consult with a clinical cosmetologist to create a comprehensive, individual appearance plan. Your plan may include skin care, make up, color analysis and wig fitting in this medically-based program.

john atkinson lung cancer foundation

The John Atkinson Lung Cancer Foundation, named for John Atkinson, a nonsmoking father of three children and devoted husband who died of lung cancer in June of 2009 at the age of 40, strives to be an advocate on lung cancer awareness.

Goal 1: To provide scholarships to students who have lost a parent to lung cancer. Goal 2: To raise awareness of lung cancer. John handed the torch to his family. Through vision and determination, the foundation continues to give hope to those affected by lung cancer.

kamie k. preston hereditary cancer foundation

Kamie K. Preston Hereditary Cancer Foundation is committed to saving the lives of individuals with cancer-causing hereditary genetic mutations. We are a community-centered organization working to educate and support families with hereditary cancer and the medical professionals that combat it. Together, we can write a different ending for thousands of patients.

 
 
 

kicks for a cure - liz’s legacy

Raising money to fight cancer is the primary goal of Kicks for a Cure. Funds from the weekend go directly to cancer research at UNMC’s Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and the Hereditary Cancer Center at Creighton University in Omaha. Heading into its 14th year, proceeds from past events total an impressive $3,200,000.

leukemia & lymphoma society, nebraska

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.

liz’s legacy

The mission of Liz's Legacy is to continue Liz Karnes' fight against cancer by supporting cutting-edge medical research and extraordinary care at one of the country's premier cancer centers.

Liz's Legacy will create an urgent awareness about the importance of understanding cancer -- an awareness Liz adamantly promoted.

lolo’s angels

Welcome to Lolo’s Angels. Lolo’s Angels, Inc.’s mission is to fund life-saving research for pediatric Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML), sponsor blood and bone marrow drives, and raise awareness for pediatric cancer.

lungs4life foundation

We fund lung cancer research and also aim to increase awareness that anyone can get lung cancer, to encourage healthy living and emphasize annual physicals. We have chosen to partner with UNMC and the new Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center on the Nebraska Medicine campus in Omaha.

make-a-wish, nebraska

Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Every 34 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the United States and its territories. We believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides us in everything we do. It inspires us to grant wishes that change the lives of the kids we serve.

MEMORIES FOR KIDS

Our mission is to create lifelong memories for children who have a parent with stage IV cancer.

metro area youth foundation

The Metro Area Youth Foundation, Inc. is a corporation formed by the Omaha, Nebraska area Optimist Clubs., here to provide financial assistance to families with children experiencing cancer. Our goals: Provide financial and other support to children receiving treatment for cancer. Assist families and care partners of pediatric cancer patients. Assist healthcare providers and camps serving children with cancer.

molly’s miracle makers - chambers, ne

This site is dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Molly’s Miracle Makers are a small group of volunteers inspired by the courage and love of a little girl named Molly. We are committed to making a difference in the lives of children who suffer from things children should never have to think about.

MY SISTER’S KEEPER - OMAHA

My Sister's Keeper is the first and only support group for women of color who have been diagnosed with breast cancer based in Omaha Nebraska. My Sister's Keeper provides support, advocacy and education regarding breast cancer as it relates to women of color. My Sister's Keeper provides as safe environment where women of color can share their survival stories, learn about their treatment options, and find allies in their battle against breast cancer.

ncs hope foundation - nebraska cancer specialists

The NCS HOPE Foundation is a fully exempt non-profit foundation to raise and distribute funds to improve cancer care for you, your family and your friends. 100 % of every gift benefits cancer patients and the community.

 
 
 

NEBRASKA CANCER COALITION

NC2 is a statewide partnership of 350 individuals representing 200 public and private organizations. Our partners are working together to prevent and control cancer and it’s economic and psychosocial effects on our families, friends and communities. NC2 works toward implementing the goals and objectives outlined in the Nebraska Cancer Plan.

nebraska coalition to end childhood cancer

Nebraska Coalition To End Childhood Cancer exists to raise awareness about childhood cancer, provide support for the patients, families, and medical professionals who are fighting the disease, and ultimately defeat it entirely.

nebraska foundation for cancer research

The Nebraska Foundation for Cancer Research is a Non-Profit organization established in 2013. Our mission is to financially support local and national cancer research programs, to reduce the number of lives taken by cancer, help the families affected by the loss of a loved one from cancer and support the efforts of finding a cure.

NEBRASKA MEDICINE CANCER SURVIVORSHIP GROUP

Join us the first Tuesday of each month for our Cancer Survivorship Group where we offer an open group discussion – led by one of our licensed social workers – for support no matter where you are in your journey. We welcome anyone with a current or past cancer diagnosis, as well as his or her family, caregivers and friends.

 
 
 

NEBRASKA ONcology society

Nebraska Oncology Society's mission is to facilitate and promote interaction among the oncology community to enhance patient care through oncology research, education, and health care legislation.

nebraska prostate cancer alliance

Over 8 years, Nebraska PCA has provided over 1,500 free PSA tests. We put on an annual car and motorcycle show. This year it is being held on September 8th at the Nebraska Furniture Mart in Omaha. The focal point of the show is a FREE PSA test, a simple blood draw, available to every man over40 attending the show. PSA stands for Prostate Specific Antigen; a chemical found in the blood which is the first indication of the possibility of prostate cancer. Testing information is not made public. We try to get as many men as possible tested at the show.

night of hope foundation - Sidney and Cheyenne County

Lodging, student scholarships, annual donation to Team Jack or Eppley Cancer Center, support retreats and luncheons.

 
 
 

operation super jack

Operation Super Jack has partnered with Children's Hospital and Medical Center to establish a safe zone in the Omaha Metro that will provide specialized urgent care treatment to all children with compromised immune systems; not only those with cancer but those who have had organ transplants, genetic disorders, or an array of illnesses which weaken their immune systems.

pediatric cancer action network

Our mission is to reduce the financial burden placed on families diagnosed with pediatric cancer and to advocate for a cure through awareness, education and action. With your help we can make a difference. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

pink bandana - lincoln

Each year, at the Beat Breast Cancer Mud Volleyball Tournament, Pink Bandana gives financial gifts to young women battling breast cancer. In addition we also established a scholarship to recognize outstanding high school students whose lives have been affected by breast cancer.

pink lotus project nebraska

Pink lotus is a Support Group, and an Organization that will provide programming, workshops, and events that will guide women diagnose with Breast Cancer to lead a healthier Life style. Learn how to tap into the Power of Prayer, and positive thinking. Develop better eating habits, by learning the benefits of eating plant based foods, less processed, and fast foods. Learn to make healthier recipes without giving up flavor. Lose and maintain a healthy weight. Develop a workout routine that you can sustain. Support, learn, and motivate each other though the process!


project pink’d

Our Mission: From the moment of diagnosis through end of life, Project Pink’d, Inc. provides tools, resources and a strong network to strengthen and renew the mind, body and spirit of breast cancer survivors in Nebraska and Western Iowa.

RAINBOW HOUSE - OMAHA

The Carolyn Scott Rainbow House located at 7825 Farnam Drive in Omaha is a 56-room guest house for out-of-town families who are coming to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center from more than 60 miles outside of Omaha.

 
 
 
Rase Strong Omaha

RASE STRONG - OMAHA

The Rase Strong 5k and 1K Kids run were inspired by Nancy Rase and was established to support ongoing cancer research. Race for fun or for the cause!

richardson county cancer fund

The Richardson County Cancer Fund, Inc., is a local organization serving the people of Richardson County. Our mission and purpose is to provide monetary assistance to Richardson County residents for transportation costs incurred during cancer treatments outside of Richardson County.

Rockin Against Cancer Grand Island

rockin’ against cancer - grand island

ROCKIN' AGAINST CANCER is a local Non-Profit organization that works to raise funds to donate to the Cancer Research Institute as well as local families battling Cancer. We also work to spread the word about immunotherapy through two annual scholarships.

Ronald McDonald House Omaha

ronald mcdonald house

At Ronald McDonald House in Omaha, we’re for the fighters. The caregivers. The ones who have packed up their families and sick kiddos, traveled hundreds of miles to an unfamiliar city, skipped meals, lost sleep, cried silently, fought ferociously and hoped for the best even when faced with the worst. This House is a place where caregivers can refuel for the fight ahead with nutritious meals and restful sleep, play areas and quiet nooks; a place where they can rally around hope alongside fellow fighters.

sammy’s superheroes foundation

In early 2013, Sammy’s Superheroes Foundation officially became a non-profit organization, and has since donated to research projects across the country. One of the most important things the group determined was that it’s mission would be to raise awareness for ALL types of childhood cancer and to fund research that would affect the most possible children affected by this terrible disease.

Sandhills Cancer Fund

sandhills cancer fund

We are a 501(c)3 organization founded to provide financial support to cancer patients who reside in the Nebraska sandhills area. our intent is to assist with expenses, support, and information to help the cancer patient deal with their diagnoses and treatment. We provide financial assistance to help cover out of pocket expenses such as fuel, meals and lodging for the patient and one caregiver when they travel to appointments and treatments outside of their town.

 
 
 

save the brain campaign

The mission of Save the Brain Campaign is to create a greater understanding and awareness of brain tumors through the education of all those impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis. By creating an outlet for family and friends to donate funds for local research, Save the Brain Campaign will support the advancement of new treatment methods to lead to the ultimate goal of saying, “I’m cancer free.”

SCARE AWAY CANCER

Scare Away Cancer is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. What makes our structure even more unique is it's operated 100% by volunteers! That's right, the "staff" are all volunteers from MCL Construction and others in the community. Our collaborative group is in charge of sponsorships, decorations, entertainment, and so much more. A selfless act of giving without expecting anything in return. Our motto: Have Fun, Make a Difference, and The Money Stays Here.

shootout for cancer - omaha

Shootout For Cancer is a charity golf tournament, hosted by Northwestern Mutual, at Champions Run Golf Course. Proceeds from this tournament benefit childhood cancer research and family support.

 
 
 

special spaces - nebraska

We Change Lives: We create dream bedroom makeovers for dependent children ages 2-19 with documented life-threatening illnesses of cancer, heart conditions, brain tumors and organ transplants. We Create Dream Bedrooms: We only do bedrooms. Bedrooms where children sleep, but also rest, play, and spend time away from the challenges of their illness—a place where they can heal.

students together against cancer - university of nebraska, lincoln

It is the mission of Students Together Against Cancer: To provide emotional and financial assistance to local cancer patients. To provide students with practical opportunities to develop skills in their areas of interest. To assist other cancer-related organizations and initiatives.

susan g. komen - great plains

Our mission: To save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

team jack foundation

The Team Jack Foundation's mission is to raise money to fund impactful pediatric brain cancer research and work to create national awareness for the disease. With an overall survival rate of just around 70%, there is a lot of work that needs to be done in this area. The diseases that we as a society spend resources on ultimately see improved treatments and survival rates. It is time that pediatric brain cancer becomes a member of that community.

The Cure Starts Now Nebraska

the cure starts now

The Cure Starts Now represents something truly different – a grassroots effort dedicated to, not just fighting one cancer, but the elimination of all cancers. We believe as the experts do; that in order to truly cure cancer you have to focus on: Those cancers that are immune to conventional treatments, Those cancers for which there are no treatments, Those cancers that affect children, and those cancers that are the biggest bullies. We call this the Homerun Cure.

the nebraska cancer research center - lincoln

Headquartered in Lincoln, the Nebraska Cancer Research Center has been a leader in cutting-edge cancer research since 1984. At NCRC, we provide local access to clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.

Products: We provide wigs and hats for both men and women going through cancer treatment, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society. A private room is available for you to try on different wigs or hats.

totes of hope - lincoln

Our mission is to honor adults and children who have fought the cancer battle & give hope, care, and encouragement to those currently fighting the battle and their families.

 
 
 

thrive cancer rehabilitation care - columbus

Columbus Community Hospital's Thrive Cancer Rehabilitation Care was created to help survivors physically and emotionally heal from the side effects of treatment so they can recover more quickly and more completely than they would otherwise. The program provides guided care offered by dedicated experts so that survivors can reach their optimal recovery.

 
 
 

united ostomy association

The United Ostomy Association of Omaha is a support group for persons contemplating colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy surgery and for those who have had this surgery. We welcome also those with the newer diversions, Kock type and pouches such as “J” to join us. We have offered educational programs, support and fellowship for over 40 years in the greater Omaha area.

visiting nurse association

After undergoing breast cancer treatment, recovery becomes the focus. In partnership with the Susan G. Komen Great Plains and Project Pink’d Inc, and individual contributors, VNA provides financial assistance and support services to assist in your care.

wear yellow nebraska

Wear Yellow Nebraska’s mission is to provide service, support and community for Nebraska’s cancer survivors. Our purpose from the very beginning was to bring people passionate about cycling together to celebrate life and fight cancer.

wings of hope - council bluffs, ia

We provide support and guidance for those with cancer at all stages of their illness, and help families and friends cope with cancer in their lives. We serve patients, survivors, and caregivers in Omaha metro and Southwest Iowa, free of charge.

your team cancer foundation - omaha

The mission of YourTeam is to utilize the giving and volunteer spirit of our community to fulfill the unmet needs and improve the lives of cancer patients and their families. YourTeam is dedicated to helping cancer patients in the Omaha-area get through the challenging times by recruiting and coordinating volunteers to meet the core needs of the individual and their family to the best of our ability.