Striving For More, Inc. is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of psychosocial care for children battling cancer and to provide funding to hospitals so they can implement emotional and spiritual support services to better serve the needs of these children.
There are many ways that Striving For More serves the Community
- Beads of Courage
- Patient Support Grants
- Triangle Childhood Cancer Support Group
- Book Donations
- Procedure Room Art Mural
- Medical Play Dolls
- Additional Resources
excellent physicians are working on research to find cures for cancer.
However, these priorities frequently result in a lack of funding for
proper psychosocial care. Striving for More seeks to obtains funds from
corporate sponsors, charitable organizations, community involvement and
fund raising events.
“The failure to address the very real psychosocial health needs of patients and their caregivers is a failure to effectively treat that patient’s cancer, plain and simple.” according to an October 2007 Institute of Medicine report brief(Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs)
- Striving For More - Childhood Cancer SupportFounder and Executive Director