There’s a resort near Disney World that is just for kids with terminal illness and their families. There is no waiting list and they won’t turn away any child. It was started by a Holocaust survivor.
In a report from 2013, most of the funds raised by the NFL don’t fund cancer research. In the end, after everybody has taken their cut, only 8.01% of money spent on pink NFL merchandise is actually going towards cancer research.
Keanu Reeves has a private cancer foundation to help children’s hospitals and cancer research, but he does not attach his name to it. He also has spent over 5 million dollars to help his sister in her fight against leukemia.
On May 25th 1986, 6.5 million people held hands in a human chain for 15 minutes. This nationwide event, called Hands Across America, was intended to raise money to fight hunger and homelessness. The chain was 4,152 miles long from New York to California.