Our Mission: Helping kids with cancer and their families with financial and emotional support.

Pinky Swear Foundation helps children with cancer and their families by providing basic needs support and unique family programs.


families supported since 2003


raised since 2003


kids helping kids since 2003

Our Programs

The hardships inflicted on families because of childhood cancer are often not quantifiable. The...

All-Star Weekends provide a break for a family to be together, take a hiatus from the hospital...

The Pinky Swear Foundation uses the word “envelope” in memory of Mitch. Mitch withdrew money...

It is hard to leave your child’s side when they’re hospitalized. Having an ill child in the...

Featured All-Star Kids

Kids with cancer demonstrate courage, patience and resilience every day. We call them All-Stars.


Sweet and spunky Annara is the youngest of four kids from an average family, with a home in Northwood, Iowa, where they home schooled their kids on one income. She has two older brothers, Sam (6)...


Drew has always been such a happy boy. And as soon as he could walk, he was always on the go. Playing, climbing running – he is "all boy".  But in the Fall and Winter of 2015 he started to slow...


Andre was diagnosed with Wilms' Tumor - a malignant tumor of the kidney - at the age of 10. Andre's mom had just quit her full-time job as a 9-1-1 dispatcher days before Andre's diagnosis.


With a two-year-old son and arrival of a new baby girl, Taylor, family life was normal, but busy. Taylor’s dad did double duty as a full time social worker and grad school student, while her mom...

Get Involved with Pinky Swear


There are many ways to donate to Pinky Swear Foundation and support the families and children we help. 


Pinky Swear Foundation hosts several events throughout the year that require the brain power and sweat equity of many volunteers. We want you!


Pinky Swear fundraisers are a vital component in keeping Mitch's legacy alive, telling our story, and helping kids with cancer and their families. 

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