One child lost is one child too many.
Kids Beating Cancer was created in 1992 by Margaret Voight Guedes in memory of her son, John Voight, who lost his battle with leukemia earlier that year.
Accomplishments since 1992
- Margaret Guedes, a Central Floridian of the Year runner-up for her passion
- Margaret Guedes, CEO/Founder of Kids Beating Cancer, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
- Recruited over 37,000 potential donors, resulting in monthly marrow and stem collection requests for patients that would die without a transplant
- Receives naming of the newly opened transplant center at Florida Hospital for Children, Kids Beating Cancer Pediatric Transplant Center
- Kids served – over 7,500
- Raised over 11 million
TO BEAT CHILDHOOD CANCER, ONE KID AT A TIME.
Kids Beating Cancer’s objective is to be the resource so that children diagnosed with cancer, leukemia or related life threatening diseases will receive the best treatment regardless of their family’s financial situation, while providing support for families as they face the challenging journey towards a cure.
We need your support
The cost and impact on families facing pediatric cancer is immense. Kids Beating Cancer provides essential support to these families, and YOU can help!