Our Mission:

Thrive Against Cancer.

We believe that survivorship starts the day of diagnosis. All childhood cancer survivors face a lifetime of serious life-threatening health risks. We believe that the statistics are not destiny. We're changing the odds for families facing childhood cancers with evidence-based integrative wellness and culinary medicine.

 
 
 
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Our Mission

We work to increase the quality of life and reduce health risks for all children surviving cancer, both in treatment and beyond, by empowering families with fierce foods, whole-body wellness resources, education and research. We believe that true health starts when families are empowered to be active partners in their child’s healing.

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Who We Are

We're an innovative, parent-driven, volunteer-powered, grassroots nonprofit organization founded to help SuperKids thrive against cancer and related life-threatening illnesses with integrative medicine and “Fierce Foods” anticancer nutrition.

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Parker's Story

"By a stroke of pure luck, I stumbled across The MaxLove Project. Not only did I find a community of like-minded parents, but there was real, evidence-based research I could share with our oncologists." ~ Parker's Momma

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What We Do

MaxLove Project equips families to thrive within the pediatric healthcare system of today — where the standard of care for most life-limiting illnesses does not include essential integrative therapies — as we work to change the system of tomorrow. We do this through our support of pioneering cancer research, innovative culinary medicine programs, family-centered initiatives, easy-to-understand health education, and support for complementary and preventive therapies in healthcare settings. Each of these initiatives aims to improve quality of life and reduce health risks for hospitalized kids, childhood cancer patients, survivors, and their families. We are a community of dedicated change-makers who believe in the power of integrative healthcare for all children. 

 

Our Impact

 

1.7+

million dollars raised

Thanks to the support of our super community, corporate partners, volunteers, and ambassadors, we’ve raised more than $1.7 million for childhood cancer research and supportive care. And we’re just getting started! It’s our goal to raise $750,000 in 2019 to support the expansion of our Culinary Medicine Collaborative with three children’s hospitals, three additional Ohana Project research studies, the development and distribution of our original BeSuper Family Thrive Guide, and support the childhood cancer research at the Scheck Lab at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

 
 
 

7+

Years building community

MaxLove Project was founded in October 2011, just two months after our Chief Inspiration Officer, SuperMax, was diagnosed with brain cancer. Originally a service project for Max and his mom, Max’s Love Project (the original name) was inspired by Max’s Cloud b Twilight Turtle. As Max and his mom gave away these therapeutic night lights, MLP was a small way to connect with others and build community while Max fought his own battle. In just a few short years the organization grew to be some much more than anyone had imagined.

 
 
 
 

20+

Thousand children Impacted

MaxLove Project has served more than 20,000 kids fighting cancer and related life-threatening illnesses in 5 countries. From our “Love + Light” collaboration with our SuperKid Ambassadors and Cloud b, delivering packages to SuperKids at children’s hospitals around the world, to our therapeutic online support group of more than 1,200 families and our Southern California programs and events, we serve families in a variety of powerful ways both in person and from afar.

 
 

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“When you cook in a hospital room, the room is transformed,” she says. “The herbs and the smells of cooking are so foreign. It’s so inspiring for the medical team, and for creating a culture of health in the hospital.” 

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Together, We Thrive

MaxLove Project is an innovative nonprofit organization that advocates for the integration of evidence-based quality of life care and integrative medicine into standard pediatric cancer care. We do this through our support of pioneering cancer research, family-centered programs, easy-to-understand health education, and support for complementary and preventive therapies in healthcare settings. Each of these initiatives aims to improve quality of life and reduce health risks for childhood cancer patients, survivors, and their families. Our programs and resources support families in the key areas of survivorship health. Each program focuses on several “super actions” for lifelong healthy survivorship.

 

Featured Partners

MaxLove Project is fortunate to have strong relationships with partners throughout the U.S. As a nimble and creative nonprofit organization, we've  been able to collaborate on creative campaigns and the development of new products to improve the lives of SuperKids and SuperFamilies. Our partners not only contribute to us financially, we innovate together. Each relationship is special and unique.

 
Lily's Sweets

Lily's Sweets

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation

Tanaka Farms

Tanaka Farms

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Cloud b

 

Get Involved

Here at MaxLove Project we're powered by our fierce community. We need you! Please join us — there are a number of ways to help. 

 

Sign Up TO FUNDRAISE

From donating your birthday to pledging to support MLP for #GivingTuesday, it’s easy to sign up to enlist your community to support MaxLove! Create your own campaign or join one we have going. Either way, we’d love to have you on the team!

Volunteer opportunities

We’re grassroots and volunteer-powered. From volunteering at our events to supporting our work online to organizing a volunteer opportunity in our office, there are many ways to help. Fill out the simple form linked below to get started!

Make a Gift

Our donors power our impact. From $5 to $5,000, every gift matters. We offer the opportunity to support specific programs or campaigns, and to make a gift in honor or memory of a loved one. Join our donor community and make a difference today.