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Cancer Mommas Share 10 Ways to Support Families Facing Childhood Cancer

What really stands out is that families need support and most often aren’t in the position to request it. The childhood cancer journey is pretty universally financially devastating for a myriad of reasons, no one is ever prepared for the financial burden that comes with trying to save a child’s life. Families expressed the need for gift cards, house cleaning, laundry, carpooling support, food, sibling care, and fundraising. Others express the need to remain included by friends, to receive visits and text messages, continued support and care even as the years pass, and for forgiveness when things are rough. Overall, presence, love, connection, generosity, grace and advocacy stand out to us as the main themes throughout these candid reflections.

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