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

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...

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, your family's whole world is turned upside down.

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.


Ben was a typical 3-year-old, going to preschool and trying to keep up with his big sister, Claire. His parents, Nina and Joe, were enjoying raising their kids with the typical worries of...


Kevon was a sophomore in high school. He was an honor roll student and hadn't missed a day of school in over two years. He was also a typical 15-year-old that loved to play his video games, listen...


Kinzie’s family of four was one that always worked and learned together, and had lots of fun. They had a regular routine of mom and dad going to work while their oldest, Kaydon, went to school,...


Prior to being diagnosed with cancer, little Zoey was advanced for her age. She was very motivated to have an adventure, was eager to please, and expressive - usually a goofy and happy toddler.

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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