Cancer Support Group of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Pediatric Equine Assisted Therapy Group - $1,500
New in 2012, LFG will be providing the funding for a program of horse assisted therapy designed to meet the physical and emotional needs of children with cancer. The program will increase confidence, independence and responsibility; foster self-control, trust and empathy and improve balance and promote exercise and relation through interaction with horses.
Children´s Brain Tumor Foundation - $10,000
LFG´s grant supported advocacy program initiatives and patient/family education programming.
Dream Come True - $5,000
LFG´s donation helped this organization grant more wishes for seriously ill children of the Lehigh Valley.
Hope is Here to Stay
LFG donated 60 copies of Hope is Here to Stay to pediatric neuro oncology treatment centers and pediatric cancer service organizations across the country. These were underwritten by a donation from Frank and Holly Santoro.
Kyle´s Peace - $13,000
Founded in memory of Kyle D. Kerpan, this program serves the patients and their families at the Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia oncology clinic. Kyle´s Peace organizes monthly visits to the facilities that include various activities, comfort services, monthly parent support group meetings and even yoga.
Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley - $94,000
LFG helps this organization provide monthly patient/family/caregiver support groups as well as physical and recreational activities for pediatric cancer patients in the Lehigh Valley.
Penn Veterinary Vet Pets Program - $1,500
LFG´s grant supports this program that coordinates animal visits for children and their families staying at the Ronald McDonald House.
Splashes Of Hope- $1,500
LFG´s donation will help Splashes of Hope transform the bare walls of healthcare facilities into a comfortable, friendly atmosphere for patients, hospital staff and visiting family members. Creations are designed to stimulate the healing process by giving patients a soothing visual focus during their hospital stay.