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Family Assistance

Family Assistance

The Andrew McDonough B+ (Be Positive) Foundation is one of the largest providers of financial assistance to families of kids with cancer nationwide.


The B+ Foundation has helped thousands of families being treated at over 240 U.S. hospitals. Thanks to your generous support, we have been able to lessen the financial burden so families can focus on what’s most important — their child’s health. Scroll down the homepage to learn more.

Cancer Research


The B+ Foundation is proud to support cutting-edge childhood cancer research across the country.  A few of the world-class institutions that have received our support include Seattle Children’s Hospital, Dana-Farber/Harvard Medical Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The Children’s Oncology Group, the leading childhood cancer research organization in the country, has been a beneficiary of our support as well.  This is a time of great discovery in childhood cancer research. We owe it to the children — those 46 kids who are diagnosed each school day — to seize this opportunity.

Capitol Hill


The B+ Foundation is one of the Co-Founders of the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) and a member of the Alliance for Childhood Cancer.

These groups are the preeminent, national collaborations of childhood cancer charities and medical professional groups, who advocate for greater awareness of childhood cancer and significantly increased federal and private sector funding of childhood cancer research.

Numbers that need to change

Number of children diagnosed with cancer every school day


Percentage of federal cancer research funding that is dedicated to childhood cancer research

Number of children that will die this week from cancer

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation added 22 new photos to the album: B+ Running Runs the Delaware Marathon.Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 3:37am

On May 10, 2015, the B+ Running Team ran the Delaware Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 4-Person Relay. Our team raised over $23,000 to help B+ fight childhood cancers!

Team members joined us from Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation with Sarah Alexandra and Jillian Norah at Yankee StadiumWednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 6:04am

Sarah Hemstock and Jillian Haslett brought B+ to their New York University graduation at Yankee Stadium!

Sarah and Jillian have been instrumental in NYDM's success. In just two years, NYDM has raised over $378,000 to help The B+ Foundation fight childhood...

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation
The Andrew McDonough B+ FoundationSunday, May 17th, 2015 at 7:12am

We have a new look! Head over to www.BePositive.org and let us know what you think of the clean, new redesign. Our hope is that family's needing assistance will be able to find the B+ Family Assistance Application more easily, B+ Supporters looking...

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Notes from Joe

New B+ Website

New B+ Website Unveiled

Chris has been very busy over the past several months re-designing our new B+ website.  Please visit the link below and let us know what you think.



“Kids Helping Kids Fight Cancer”

I’m thrilled to report on 2 recent events that were organized by and for kids.

Last Thursday, the Salesianum (DE) lacrosse team held their annual Lax Out Cancer game in honor of B+ Hero, Savannah Pauley, and in support of The B+ Foundation.  Ticket sales and donations totaled $2,192!!!

On Friday, Eisenhower Intermediate School (NJ) held their bi-annual B+ fundraiser and they raised $10,545.  On a personal level, even more moving to me was seeing the bulletin boards in the hallway.  One detailed the history and mission of The B+ Foundation while the other had little B+ tee shirt cut-outs and the students wrote on them how they planned to “Live Like … Keep Reading

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B+ Events


NYU Dance Marathon

November 2015

NYU Kimmel Center

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B+ Events

B+ 5K Run/Walk

9th Annual B+ 5K Run/Walk

Wed June 17

5:00PM Walk-up Registration

6:45PM Start

Salesianum HS, Wilmington, DE

Join, Start or Support a team

Wine Women Shoes

Wine, Women & Shoes

Thurs. Nov. 5

5:30 – 9:30PM

Metropolitan West, NYC

Come and Be Fabulous!

B+ Nation Events

XC Bike Ride

XC Bike Ride for Andrew -- Again!

April – June

Dave Corydon is biking across the country — repeating the journey he took for Andrew in June 2007!

NJ to Washington State

Support Dave’s Ride

Battle at the Board

Battle at the Board

Sat June 13

Battle at the Board Crossfit Challenge Fundraiser

The Starboard

Dewey Beach, DE

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