JJCCF offers Emergency Financial Assistance, Advocacy and Supportive Care Services Programs to help families cope with crises after being told “your child has cancer.” We help families throughout the state of Florida with critical support so they can focus on their child’s survival. Our programs bridge the gap between mainstream and disadvantaged families fighting childhood cancer so that all children can have an equal chance to beat cancer. Your Family is Not Alone!
JJCCF has received generous support from private foundations, corporations, partner hospitals, collaborating charities and numerous individuals.
"JJCCF not only gave us financial assistance for medical expenses, but most importantly they offered us emotional support. I will never forget the love that they gave us."
"I could not work due to the condition of our son and spent all our savings. I then heard about JJCCF and soon after received checks to help pay for bills we were behind on."
"JJCCF has been a great help to us by providing gift vouchers for food and assisting with where I am staying. I am very grateful. They are godsent."
85% of children with cancer now survive 5 years or more
Cancer is the #1 cause of death by disease in U.S. children
84% of families with a child with cancer will experience financial hardship
The avg. cost of a stay in a hospital for a child with cancer is a staggering $40,000
Every year over 17,000 children ages 0-19 in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer
50% of all families with a child with cancer will be forced to file bankruptcy