ABOUT
FAMILY SUPPORT \\ RESEARCH \\ SCHOLARSHIPS 

Founded in Calabasas, The Kevin Cordasco Foundation: Something Yellow works to bring awareness and desperately needed funding to childhood cancer throughout the year.  The goal of The Hootenanny is to become one of Something Yellow’s biggest fundraising events, with Net Proceeds* going towards their mission of improving lives and funding the research community with the hopes of finding a cure.

CORE PROGRAMS

  • FAMILY OUTREACH AND REFERRAL PROGRAM: Helps families subsidize additional expenses.

  • REASEARCH GRANTS: Awarded to carefully chosen research teams working towards the next great breakthrough in childhood cancer research.

  • TEEN DRIVE: Benefits Children’s Hospital LA, Mattel UCLA Teen, AYA@USC and Ceders Sinai adolescent units. For the past 6 years has delivered a personal touch and brought joy into the lives of teens and adolescents that are going through difficult treatments.

  • FUNDING: Ronald McDonald Good Times Teen Advisory Committee Overnight (TACO) to help teens battling cancer to become more self confident. As well as The Family House and Ronald McDonald House to help families be together at no cost to them.

  • SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS: Awarded to a deserving 12th grade students with qualities that characterize him or her as a leader in both their school and community.

ABOUT KEVIN CORDASCO

Kevin Cordasco was a very inspirational young man who was diagnosed with High Risk, Stage 4 Neuroblastoma, a deadly childhood cancer, at the age of 10. He fought for nearly 7 years. Kevin willingly gave himself to experimental treatments that may have not saved his life, but paved the way for the children that will follow to have a better chance at life. While accepting the Citizen of the Year award from the City of Calabasas at 11 years old, Kevin was quoted as saying, “I hope that one day I can give back what’s been given to me and to other kids that have cancer and their families.”

Your sponsorship and participation will help the foundation towards their 2019 goals

 

PROVIDE THREE GRANTS FOR LEADING-EDGE RESEARCH SCIENTISTS IN THE FIELD OF PEDIATRIC CANCER

COVER “NON-COVERED” COSTS FOR TWENTY FAMILIES

TO KEEP CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TOGETHER DURING TREATMENTS REQUIRING TRAVEL

100% of the NET PROCEEDS from this event will be used by the Kevin Cordasco Something Yellow Foundation to further their mission of improving lives and supporting cancer research with the hope of finding cures for childhood cancers.

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