Celebration of Champions - Supporting children with cancer.

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Use of Celebration of Champions® Funds

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rady Children’s cancer program among the nation’s best for over ten years and in the top 50 for 2022-23. Celebration of Champions® funds unique cancer support programs offered at the Peckham Center, some of which are 100% dependent on philanthropy. These include:

Hematology/Oncology Parent Liaison Program: Parents of children who have been treated at the Peckham Center are available to provide peer support to newly diagnosed patients and their families.

Child Life Services: Specialists psychologically prepare patients and their families for procedures, tests, and surgeries using tools such as education, coping techniques, and school visits.

Counseling Services: Staff provide crisis intervention, supportive therapy, and referrals as needed to patients and families.

Peckham Center Greatest Needs: Includes programs that bring hope to patients and their families during traumatic times including integrative medical staff and programming, clinical psychologist, neuropsychological testing, healing arts and other programs determined by medical personal to be the Center’s greatest immediate needs.

Celebration of Champions® is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charity, EIN 33-0170626

More information about Rady Children’s psychosocial services can be found at http://www.rchsd.org/programs-services/cancer-blood-disorders