Katie Beckett is an eligibility category that allows certain children under age 19 who have long term disabilities or complex medical needs to become eligible for Medicaid coverage. Katie Beckett eligibility enables children to be cared for at home instead of in an institution. With Katie Beckett, only the child’s income and resources are used to determine eligibility.
COPS FOR KIDS WITH CANCER
CFKWC is a nonprofit 501(3)(c) organization that holds fundraisers to support people directly involved in the care of children with cancer, with each family typically receiving $5,000. Their goal is to help the children and their caregivers through this most difficult crisis.
BINKEEZ FOR COMFORT
Binkeez for Comfort (“BFC”) makes and delivers blankets and other items with the intention of bringing comfort to individuals experiencing health issues, particularly children in hospitals and hospice facilities in the United States of America. These blankets (and other items) are either delivered in person or through the mail based upon the request of the recipient (or recipient’s caregivers). Blankets are made primarily by the BFC volunteer base. Making and delivering blankets is the primary focus of BFC. BFC is funded through personal donations, fundraising activities and grants.
THE TOMORROW FUND
The Tomorrow Fund is a non-profit organization located in Rhode Island that provides daily financial and emotional support to children with cancer and their families who are treated in The Tomorrow Fund Clinic located in the Edwin Forman Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence RI. Kids can come from anywhere in the world; but they must be treated in our pediatric oncology program at Hasbro to receive our services. To date, more than 1,500 children and their families have received financial and emotional support from The Tomorrow Fund.