The goal of Backpacks for the Street and Together Helping Others is to offer hope and compassion to the city’s (oft-ignored) homeless population.
The mission of Happiness Is Camping is to provide children with cancer and their siblings a traditional residential camp experience together with sophisticated medical care for campers both on and off treatment.
"It gives me a place where I can just be myself. There's no one staring at me differently. We're all kind of together." - HIC camper
Kids come to this unique camp free of charge, where they can put aside their illness and do what kids like to do…explore the outdoors, make new friends, and just have fun.
"You're breathing life into these kids with this camp." - former HIC camper, now camp volunteer
"Walt Disney was wrong, this is the happiest place on earth." - HIC volunteer
Happiness Is Camping provides a well-rounded experience for every camper, including exceptional care provided by a staff of dedicated medical professionals; around-the-clock supervision in fully handicap-accessible facilities; and classic camp activities that include swimming, an adventure and ropes course, color wars, hikes, cookouts, dances, talent show, and much more.
The mission of Happiness Is Camping is to provide children with cancer and their siblings a traditional residential camp experience together with sophisticated medical care for campers both on and off treatment.Learn More
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