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Balancing being a parent and cancer patient is difficult. We’re here to help. Free of charge, our community of trained volunteer angels will support you and your children during your cancer journey. 

Our volunteers give one-on-one support for your children. We make sure each volunteer is trained and passionate about supporting what your family needs. 

  • Interviewed and screened 
  • Uniquely matched with a family
  • Child Life informed and specially trained to help children build emotional resilience
  • Provide parents with free, trusted relief during treatment and recovery
  • Provide children with support during the grief and bereavement period

The Family Journey

  1. 1

    The Connection

    This is the first step in getting the help you need to rest and focus on your health.

  2. 2

    The Discovery Process

    We answer all of your questions and eliminate your fear of leaving your kids with someone you don’t know.

  3. 3

    Magical Matching System

    Our “Best Match Tool” helps us choose which volunteer angel will be the best fit for your family.

  4. 4

    The Volunteer and Child Life Transformer

    Our Child life specialists help families navigate the difficult journey of coping with a cancer diagnosis so that your children can continue to thrive during this challenging time.

  5. 5

    Graduation Celebration Process

    We prepare your kids for a “Graduation Celebration” acknowledging all the new skills and coping strategies they have learned along the way. 

Hear from our families

  • Mothers are always seen as the backbone of the family. But we also need a helping hand every now and then. So, it is important we take advantage of the resources available to us and believe it is going to get better.

    Vanessa, mom

  • The relationship that our children formed with their angel was so important to them, that he didn’t want it to ever end. The free childcare this organization provides for families impacted by cancer is transformational and vital.

    Kyle, dad

  • Nankind opened my mind and empowered me to open up about my issues. They also helped me realize that my daughter has to face the world and she needs the right tools to do so.
    Child Life Specialist support

    Sameera, mom