American Childhood Cancer Organization

aka American Childhood Cancer Organization   |   Kensington, MD   |  www.acco.org

Mission

ACCO's mission is to provide information and support for children and adolescents with cancer and their families, to provide grassroots leadership through advocacy and awareness, and to support research leading to a cure for all children diagnosed with this life-threatening disease.

Ruling year info

1981

Executive Director

Ms. Ruth I. Hoffman

Main address

P.O. Box 498

Kensington, MD 20705 USA

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Formerly known as

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation

EIN

52-1071826

NTEE code info

Cancer (G30)

Pediatrics (G98)

Public Health Program (E70)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

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

Patient treatment information

Books and resources for children with cancer and families

Population(s) Served

Where we work

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Accreditations

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance 2016

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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American Childhood Cancer Organization

Board of directors
as of 04/29/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Ken Wegner

Jel Sert

Term: 2017 - 2017


Board co-chair

Janine Lynne

No affiliation

Term: 2011 - 2016

Janine Lynne

Steve Payne

IBM

Jeff Walters

Acumen Solutions

Ken Phillips

Greg Aune

Clint Janson

Mojo Lab LLC

Jennifer Cullen Meyer

Judy Mendoza

Ken Wegner

Jel Sert

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes