August 15, 2018 by

Mission Statement

To support child-specific research that will lead to life-saving, modern treatments for all types of childhood cancer, paving the road to a cure.

Wish List

  • Corporate partnerships
  • Monetary donations
  • Volunteers
  • Program ambassadors
  • Silent auction items
  • Services donations for events
  • Thoughts prayers

Upcoming Events

  • Glow Gold Omaha
    Sept. 9, 2018
  • Glow Gold Honors Night
    Sept. 23, 2018
  • Havoc 5K Run in Columbus
    Oct. 20, 2018

Background

Sammy’s Superheroes was founded after then-4-year-old Sammy was diagnosed with cancer and wasn’t responding to protocol treatment. The family dealt with much fear and stress looking for clinical trials, and didn’t want any other families to go through such a horrible ordeal. They started Sammy’s Superheroes to help fund research and to seek out innovative programs that will make a difference for kids with cancer of any type, all over the world.

Brag Lines

Sammy’s Superheroes has given away over $300,000 to research. For 2017, the organization will be giving away $130,000 to projects that show promise. Sammy’s has pledged $400,000 to Dr. Sue Cohn’s Pediatric Cancer Data Commons project that will allow researchers from all over the world to share research in the hopes to find a cure. Along with research, Sammy’s has outreach and resource programs to comfort families in the hardest times of their lives.

Pay it Forward

Giving to Sammy’s Superheroes Foundation means giving thousands of sick kids a chance to not only beat cancer, but also have a more normal post-treatment life. A majority of the treatments that kids with cancer are subjected to were developed as far back as the 1950s and were designed for adults. Sammy’s Superheroes not only wants a cure, but treatments that won’t affect the development of these little fighters.

Sammy’s Superheroes Foundation

14465 Sprague Court Suite No. 204
Omaha, NE 68116
402-560-1578
sammyssuperheroes.org


The Big Give was published in the September/October 2018 edition of Omaha Magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.