Layla’s Legacy on AmazonFebruary 20, 2018
The results are in!March 30, 2018
Being a non-profit organization, we often get asked: "what exactly do you do?"
As important as that question is, the bigger question is "Why do we do it?"
Each year, an estimated 300,000 children will be diagnosed with pediatric cancer worldwide. 1 out of 5 will not survive, while the other 4 will likely suffer life-long side effects from treatments that are decades old.
Layla's Legacy is committed to funding innovative pediatric brain cancer research that will find a cure in our lifetime.
When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it impacts the entire family. During long hospital stays, both the child and caregiver are away from home, leaving the other parent, grandparents, and friends to provide support.
By providing financial assistance to families in treatment, Layla's Legacy is doing our small part to lighten that load.
Advocacy is awareness in action. But awareness of what? With only 4% of the federal budget for cancer research going towards pediatrics, there is a huge gap in research that needs to be funded and actual funds available to fund it. We are on a mission to make people aware of this gap and want to jump up and take action to fill it!
By specifically engaging schools and kids' groups, we hope to light a fire of passion in our youngest advocates, so they are moved to #domore other kids!