Amanda's Connections

We created Amanda’s Connections because we understand how difficult it is to navigate the childhood cancer journey, and find resources that are available to you. Check out Amanda’s Connections, a group of highly impactful organizations that work everyday to support families like you!


Anilú's Partners designs covers for the I.V poles. The covers have fun characters and designs made by volunteers. "The once sterile and intimidating machines are now fun and inviting companions full of personality".



Billy’s Place is a free grief support center in the West Vally for ages 3 and up.



The Birth to Five Helpline is a free  service open to all Arizona families with young children looking for the latest child development information from experts in the field. It combines sensitive, supportive listening with sound information from professionals who have expertise in early childhood development and



Cancer for College provides hope and inspiration by granting need-based scholarships and educational experiences to high-achieving cancer survivors. 



Candlelighters supports, serves and advocates for children and
adolescents with cancer and other blood disorders their families, long term survivors,
bereaved families, and the professionals that care for them.



Through our relationships with cancer related organizations we’ve made it our
mission to bring light to childhood cancer issues and help advance childhood cancer



CBTF is a national organization which provides quality-of- life research and programs for all members of the family throughout the brain tumor continuum. CBTF has helped over 50,000 families through its Bereavement, Survivorship, Family 2 Family and Advocacy programs.



We’re a proud member of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer! CAC2 effectively advances a variety of childhood cancer causes by unifying the childhood cancer community through broad-based coordinated action and collaboration that leverages the strengths and expertise of its individual members and minimizes duplication of effort.



Crowns of Courage is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing halo wigs to children undergoing chemotherapy, at NO cost to the family. Our mission is to reach as many pediatric patients as possible and help them overcome the fear of chemotherapy related hair loss.



HopeKids provides an ongoing calendar of free events and a unique support community for families who have a child with a life threatening medical condition. 



The Hope Port is for any childhood cancer families who need information, support, or assistance. Click the logo for the most complete collection of resources for families and the fastest access to help.


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Hot Pink Bows Non Profit delivers handmade hair bows, headscarves, wigs, bow ties, and other personal gifts to young cancer patients. We can also do personalized gifts if there is something you are especially interested in.



Leukemia Foundation for Arizona's Children’s goal is to assist with daily living expenses, sibling care and help fund community support services for families with children diagnosed with leukemia.



Lighthouse For Hope strives to fight alongside families experiencing the physical, emotional, and financial setbacks caused by pediatric cancer by providing them with support and assistance for daytoday necessities.



Miracle Flights flies individuals and families to treatment, second opinions, follow-up visits and clinical trials from the U.S. to U.S.-based treatment centers. They also fly people to retrieve/train service dogs.



A positive future for every child. The first five years of life are the most critical in a child’s development. At Southwest Human Development, our services improve lives and help families by supporting young children and their caregivers during this important time.



Transplant Community Alliance is charity organization that provides support services to organ transplant recipients, living donors and caregivers in Arizona.  Our hope is not to just get people back into their life after transplant, but make their life the best it can possibly be!



Transplant Families hopes to aid in resources, inspiration and education for our entire pediatric transplant community.  That includes our transplant kids, their families, our extended family the transplant team and the many wonderful organizations that assist us.  This is one community where we are all truly in it together. 


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Tu Nidito is dedicated to creating a  community of acceptance and understanding regarding children in grief. It is our vision that no child grieves alone.