Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

Make Some Noise Cure Kids Cancer Foundation

  • Morristown, NJ
  • www.makenoise4kids.org

Mission Statement

Mission Statement:

The Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer Foundation, Inc. was established by a child with cancer with one purpose in mind: to fund pediatric cancer research.  To that end, the foundation serves as a vehicle to secure private funding to distribute to research facilities and promote awareness through its fundraising activities.  The designation of funds to various research facilities is cancer specific and based on the foundation's annual evaluation of the latest research.

Main Programs

  1. National Angel Quilt
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer Foundation distributes funds to pediatric cancer research facilities nationwide.

ruling year

2010

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

Julie Sutherland

Keywords

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Pediatric Cancer Research, Cure Kids Cancer, Make Some Noise

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Also Known As

Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer Foundation, Inc.

EIN

27-0996732

 Number

3464387968

Physical Address

9 Campus Drive, Ground Floor

Parsippany, NJ 07054

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

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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Overview

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Incorporated 9/24/09   
Fall 2009: Production of Foundation's First Awareness Video, "1 in 320."  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV8xdknGNg8(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV8xdknGNg8)
Foundation's Kick-Off Event: "Make Some Noise" 1/23/2010  The foundation's official kick-off event was a dinner auction featuring keynote speaker: Dr. John M. Maris, Head of Oncology and Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; actor/musician Joe Morton as MC, and musical entertainment by world class Jazz and R&B musicians.  
Receipt of 501(c)(3) designation 2/15/2010 
Noise Night- January 22, 2011.  This is an evening where our annual gala is joined by simultaneous grass roots events around the country to help Make Some Noise for pediatric cancer.
1,000 Schools Campaign May 2011 Launch of our annual fund and awareness drives through schools across the country.
National Angel Quilt - The National Angel Quilt began its tour of the country in the fall of 2011, and features images of children we have lost to childhood cancer. 
May 2011: Release of our second awareness video: "Pie"  view it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/makenoise4kids(http://www.youtube.com/user/makenoise4kids)
In our first three years, we have raised nearly a million dollars and donated over $650,000 to research at facilities across the country.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

National Angel Quilt

The National Angel Quilt features images, names and ages of children who have lost their battles with cancer.  These beautiful children may have lost the cancer battle, but all are the most inspiring heroes and have earned thier angel wings.

 

The Angel Quilt will honor these angles of pediatric cancer, and we are very excited to bring Pediatric Cancer Awareness to the country in such a beautiful and meaingful way.  The National tour begins during pediatric cancer awareness month in September 2011.

Category

None

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Female Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)

Male Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)

Budget

$125,000.00

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Malcolm's goal is to raise national awareness, and raise $12M/year in revenue so that he may give $1M/year each to transaltional research for a dozen different children's cancers and actually impact vital cure resarch.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Not available.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    Not available.
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer Foundation distributes funds to pediatric cancer research facilities nationwide.

Additional Documents

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Funding Needs

Sponsorship for National Angel Quilt of $125,000 to cover costs of fabric and supplies, mailing/shipping fees, tour, PR, venues, travel.  Looking for corporate sponsors for the National Angel Quilt.   Noise Night Gala Underwriting $43,000 to cover event expenses.Heroes for Kids Cancer Underwriting $10,000 to cover event expenses.    Donations to Research Funding for pediatric cancer cure research.

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MAKE SOME NOISE CURE KIDS CANCER FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30

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Make Some Noise Cure Kids Cancer Foundation

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Principal Officer

Julie Sutherland

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Julie A. Sutherland

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