Our program is also nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best pediatric neurology and neurosurgery programs.
Many groups and organizations
work to improve the lives of children with brain tumors
or cancer. Some of them sponsor special fundraising projects to provide for research, improve health care, help with family medical expenses, or support local, state, and national legislation.
If you have a strong motivation to act, these groups could use your donations of money, effort and time. It is necessary and important that grown-ups advocate for children since children have small voices and they can't vote. There are opportunities for your public voice on both a local and national level.
Links available on the following pages are not necessarily endorsed, reviewed, or sponsored by Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital. By clicking on any of the links, you will be leaving NCH's Website.
Dedicated to healing children around the world. Chapters across the country bring children to cities in their area, find medical professionals who will donate
their services, and assign each child to a volunteer
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America grants the wishes of children with terminal or life-threatening illnesses.
Ride for Kids organizes motorcycle ride/events that raise funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of the United States.
The Federation for Children with Special Needs is a coalition of parent groups that advocate for children. Includes links to resources.
Search for current legislative information in the THOMAS Legislative Info on the Internet database.
Additional Hospital Resources
Projects, Advocacy & Legislation