Disease, Disorders, Medical Disciplines

HOPE & HEROES CHILDRENS CANCER FUND

  • New York, NY
  • www.hopeandheroes.org

Mission Statement

The principles of the Hope & Heroes mission are to: -Provide unsurpassed medical, surgical, psychosocial, and complementary care to children with cancer and their families. -Ease the pain and suffering of these children afflicted with cancer, and help make their lives as normal as possible during treatment. -Create a family-centered environment for children with cancer and their families. -Perform clinical and basic scientific research to increase our understanding of pediatric cancer, identify children at risk for developing cancer, and investigate new therapies to ideally lead not only to a cure for cancer, but also to its prevention.

ruling year

2002

chief executive

ROBERT KAPITO

Source: IRS Form 990

Keywords

cancer, children, pediatrics, pediatric research, alternative therapies

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EIN

74-3066193

Physical Address

161 Fort Washington Avenue, IP-7

New York, NY 10032

Also Known As

Hope & Heroes

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Cancer (G30)

Pediatrics (G98)

Pediatrics Research (H98)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

HHCCF supports the following programs at the Herbert Irving Division of Child & Adolescent Oncology: Pediatric Oncology Research; Integrative & Complementary Therapies; Child Life & Psychosocial Programs; and Neuro-Oncology Program

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Social Media

@hopeheroeschildrenscancerfund

@hopeheroes

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HOPE & HEROES CHILDREN'S CANCER FUND
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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HOPE & HEROES CHILDRENS CANCER FUND

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

ROBERT KAPITO

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Robert Kapito

BlackRock

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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