Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation
Dedicated to the prevention, treatment,
cure and care of pediatric and young
adult cancer patients and families
The Thomara Latimer Cancer Foundation is a grass-roots non-profit, 501c(3) charitable organization dedicated to providing compassionate, valuable services and resources to pediatric and young adult cancer patients and providing scholarships to young people in pursuit of biomedical studies. The TLCF Board is comprised of cancer advocates, professionals from various careers, physicians, nurses, and family and friends of Thomara.
- To provide compassionate, valuable services, resources, and funds to children and their families who are struggling with the challenges of cancer
- To provide compassionate, valuable services, special needs, resources, and funds to adult cancer patients
- To provide scholarships to students in pursuit of any area of medicine
- To provide funds for cancer medication and treatment not covered by insurance especially alternative treatments considered less toxic and less invasive. Also includes co-pays
- To provide funds for homecare assistance including cleaning, food, and care giving services
- To provide transportation to and from treatment, doctor's office, support facilities also gas cards and car repair
- To supplement or assist with final arrangements
- To provide special needs funds for wigs/head coverings for diagnosis or treatment related hair loss, and prothesis, wheelchairs, or hospital beds
- To provide scholarships to students in pursuit of any area of medical studies, biomedical, pediatrics, oncological studies, oncological research, nursing, technician, pharmacy, etc.