Hearing the diagnosis of cancer is both shocking and frightening and the hospital can be a scary place.  Many families are unable to imagine happiness as part of the equation.  Some may feel joy is inappropriate, others simply may not know how to incorporate it into their “new” lives.  The Sara’s Smiles Foundation was created to help.

Sara's Smiles "Inspiration Kits" are currently given to every child admitted to the oncology units in 14 children's hospitals along the east coast. The kit contains items in a durable, portable box that will help families stay organized, connect to others, and explore creative ways to encourage smiles.  The Sara’s Smiles Inspiration Kit includes:

  • A file for important papers
  • A form letter to notify and reach out to friends, family and community
  • A tote bag to carry items throughout the hospital
  • A room decoration
  • A squeeze toy for stress release
  • Ideas for craft activities

Our goal is to be in hospitals nationwide. Click here to order your kits.



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