Annual Report

A summary of how we helped our families from July 2017-December 2018

Financial Assistance

Strut for Kids has provided financial assistance to 22 families, with $13,615.33 distributed through the following programs:

  • New Patient Packet
    • 17 families received a new patient packet to help with transportation and travel related costs
    • $3,712 total given
  • Hope Fund 
    • 10 applications approved to assist with mortgage/rent, utilities and other directly paid bills or grocery gift cards
    • $9,090.33 total given
  • Bereavement Support
    • $400 total given to 2 families
  • Legacy Fingerprint Charms
    • 3 families received a set of legacy fingerprint charms
    • $473 total given

Love & Emotional Support

  • Hospital visit to UNC Children’s Hospital & Hem/Onc clinic
  • Made to order breakfast for 2017 Wilmington Childhood Cancer Mom Fall Retreat
  • Dove release ceremony during the 2018 Cardinal Strut Race, honoring the memory of 2 local children who bravely fought childhood cancer
  • Purple Carpet Event, a free family fun day in partnership with Port City Community Church and Love is Bald