Childhood Cancer Foundation

Childhood Cancer Foundation is a national, parent led, voluntary organisation.

We receive no government funding and rely on the generosity of public donations and fundraising events to fund our work.


Our goal is to:


- Raise awareness among the Irish public about issues surrounding childhood cancer


- Help fund supports for parents and children around the country who are affected by this disease


- Advocate for improved services for children and families affected by childhood cancer

Say "I do" and help kids with cancer too!

Childhood Cancer Foundation provides beautiful wedding favour cards with our gold ribbon lapel pins (the international symbol of childhood cancer) for couples who wish to donate to the charity.The proceeds of your donation will directly benefit children with cancer in Ireland.

Among other projects, we fund a full time Play Specialist and the Beads of Courage Programme on St John's Oncology Ward in Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin.

We are also working to improve facilities for children hospitalised in Ireland’s 16 Shared Care regional hospitals for their cancer related care.

Our charity favours are available to order for any special occasion or corporate event.

For more information or to place your order email:        


Carry a Bead for Dublin Marathon

Are you taking part in the Dublin Marathon this year? It's an amazing personal achievement but why not make it even better by running in aid of Childhood Cancer Foundation!

We can provide you with a fundraising pack and would love you to carry one of our very special Beads of Courage on the day. These symbolic Carry beads are a great addition to your fundraiser and can easily be tied to your laces.

The Carry beads provide additional motivation to both you and a child undergoing treatment for cancer, who will receive the second bead.

We also have Team Carry beads available so if your running club or sports team are taking part in a big event why not consider fundraising for Childhood Cancer Foundation and help show your support for children with cancer.

For more information or to get involved email:


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Text GOLD to 50300 to donate €4 to Childhood Cancer Foundation 

Text costs €4. Childhood Cancer Foundation will receive a minimum of €3.25. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 0766805278.