Press Release – SAN MARINO, CA. March 23, 2018 – Help with Hope, a non-profit charity created by two kids who wanted to make a difference and help children whose parents have cancer, has expanded to reach and support more children.
An estimated 2.85 million children in the US live with a parent that has been diagnosed with cancer. 
“Historically, most cancer charities have focused on supporting the actual cancer patient which is a wonderful endeavor. However, there are millions of children that quietly suffer as the family dedicates time and resources to confront this tragic situation. A cancer diagnosis can be draining on a family. We’re here to foster a dialogue that can address the psychosocial aspects of having a parent with cancer,” said Jenny Yessaian, Help with Hope Founder and Executive Director.
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4 distinct services
- Age-based Care Packages for kids: designed to offer emotional support
- Care Packages for Parents: designed to support difficult conversations
- Bereavement care Package: designed to help during the grieving process
- Online Support Group: a forum to learn new coping mechanisms
More than 1,000 care packages have been distributed to families in over 20 states.
Learn more or request a care package at www.helpwithhope.org/care-packages
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