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Family Support

Are you the parent, close family member or friend of a child undergoing cancer treatment? Are you looking for ways you can support the child and his/her family? Do you want to help support a grieving family?

Here you will find many ideas and resources! You can also follow us on social media, where we post new ideas each week on #talisfundsupportsunday!

If you know of a resource that is not listed here, please contact us so we can add it.

Childhood Cancer Canada – The EmPower Pack Program https://www.childhoodcancer.ca/SpecialPages/Forms/Empower-Packs As a parent to a newly diagnosed child, apply for the EmPower Pack

U-Link Canada Financial Support for Canadian Families https://u-link.care/financial-support-for-canadian-families-with-children-with-cancer Through U-Link, you can discover several charities that offer financial support for families in

LLSC (Leukemia & Lymphoma) Advanced Cancer Virtual Support Group https://www.bloodcancers.ca/form/vsg-registration For families facing a blood cancer diagnosis dependent upon advanced or palliative

Upopolis: https://www.upopolis.com/    Upopolis is a FREE, fun, and secure online community that connects kids aged 10 to 18 who are going

What Others Can Do To Help:   5 Ways To Support Parents With Sick Children: https://rmhcsanantonio.org/five-ways-to-support-parents-with-sick-children/   10 Ways To Support a

DO’S AND DON’TS: Getting gifts for anyone can be difficult, especially for those going through such a difficult time. Here are some

PERSONALIZED BOOKS https://smartstory.info/personalized-books/ https://www.wonderbly.com/ca https://www.dinkleboo.com/ca/kids-books.html?___from_store=us https://www.putmeinthestory.com/ https://www.shutterfly.com/personalized-stories/personalized-story-books https://www.iseeme.com/   DOODLE ROLL – PERSONALIZED REUSABLE COLOURING MATS https://www.thedoodleroll.com/collections/all   VIDEO VISITS:   https://www.toronto.com/news-story/10281242-5-ways-to-see-santa-virtually-this-holiday-season/

Here are some ideas for a child needing things to do in hospital or a child who may be stuck at home

My Sister in Heaven / My Brother in Heaven Author: S. B. Goldstein https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0B46X149C?ref_=cm_sw_r_apin_dp_J7TY4YWGVM4HYE243T6J&peakEvent=5&dealEvent=1&language=en-CA The series My Sister in Heaven / My

Tali’s grandmother, Adele Gould, wrote a beautiful blog post, where she sheds some light on grandparent grief – a topic that is

Childhood Cancer Canada – The Benevolent Fund Program https://www.childhoodcancer.ca/SpecialPages/Forms/Benevolent-Fund  In a sensitive time of need, apply for the Benevolent Fund Program to