Fully Rely on God
Jaxon's life was marked by adversity and courage. Diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor at a tender age, his journey was a testament to unwavering resilience. Despite enduring countless seizures and intense treatments, he maintained a joyful spirit, cherishing moments of normalcy and kindness. In the face of insurmountable odds, he embodied the spirit of giving, offering support to others battling childhood cancer. His remarkable journey came to an end on November 25, 2012, as he smiled in the face of Heaven's embrace. Though earthly healing eluded him, he now resides in a realm of eternal solace. Jaxon's legacy lives on through the ministry of giving to families facing similar challenges.
In a world of boundless compassion, JFF is an extraordinary organization, that’s been offering solace, hope, and support for over a decade. Annually they serve around 50 hospice kids, an estimated 250 children with cancer / blood disorders through smile bags and special events for the patient families, and the tragically growing number of families that have lost a child to cancer in our community. JFF exemplifies the enduring power of kindness beyond mere numbers.
Your $5 donation can sponsor a smile bag, $10 can support wall decals. The need for spreading smiles is limitless, and your contribution goes a long way in brightening a child's day. Our gift card support and Thanksgiving outreach are also run through this program.
Impact: Varies with around 250 kids receiving smile bags, gift cards based on referral, and around 50 families served through the Thanksgiving program each year.
Hope for Hospice
A $25 donation covers the cost of a special bag for a hospice child. Each bag contains a comforting stuffed animal, materials for creative expression through art (Captured on Canvas), texture / sensory items, and a QR keepsake linking them to uplifting music. In San Antonio, we estimate a need for approximately 50 of these bags annually.
Impact: 50 hospice children along with the family experiencing the painting and materials together.
Cure for Kids
Every dollar you contribute makes a difference in funding childhood cancer research. There is an unlimited need for support in this crucial area.
Impact: Better treatment and survival for children currently on treatment trials and future diagnosed children.
A $10 donation sponsors an I Am Courageous stuffed animal lion with a QR keyring that links them to uplifting music by Justin Graves Band. Their music made such a difference in Jaxon’s journey especially “Strong and Courageous” which is an empowering battle cry. Our annual need is around 200 lions with keyrings.
Impact: 200 kids and other family members as music is played in the car and throughout their home.
$50 sponsors 2 activities for a parent that has lost a child to cancer. These gathering are usually around sensitive times to provide support opportunities to come together such as Bereaved Mother’s Day and Bereaved Father’s Day.
Impact: Continues to grow each year as unfortunately more childhood cancer deaths occur.
Escape to Fun
We welcome donations of any amount to support our "Escape to Fun" activities or for $100 you can sponsor an entire family to attend. If you're interested in sponsoring an outing that brings joy to children, please reach out to us for more details.
Impact: Around 500 adults / children per year with attendance at each event ranging from 30-50 families.