We strive to give back what cancer took: a normal childhood & family togetherness. When you support the For a Day Foundation, you give not only your money or time, you give a little of yourself. For that, we are grateful.


Funds are the foundation of our ability to create experiences for the kids. We respect your contribution of any amount & welcome your generosity. We are a 501C3 organization. Every penny will help.

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Or purchase items for us on Amazon.com. Items will be mailed directly to our office & distributed as needed.

Shop through Smile.Amazon.com & designate us as the beneficiary. We'll receive 0.5% of your purchases.

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Be our ambassador

Host a supply drive, contribute a professional skill, tap into your personal/professional network, host a fundraising event, connect us with like-minded service organizations, spread the word. We need your arms to reach into communities we haven't yet touched. Contact us with your offer & we'll work with you to create it! 

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If you're too young to volunteer, consider joining our Young Ambassador program, a pilot project to cultivate pre-teens for community leadership.

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host a supply drive

Individuals or company teams can host a supply drive to gather the items we use the most for our hospital parties. You can support the national office, which distributes supplies to local chapters, or you can support a specific local chapter. Take a look at our Amazon registry for the types of items we currently need.

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Join our national board

The heart of our operations depends on the generosity & guidance of dedicated individuals who are committed to promoting our mission to their personal networks. If you can open doors for us, help us reach our annual budget goals, & are based in NYC, let's talk.

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A fundraising & exposure-building campaign designed for hair salons to promote the experience of a Queen for a Day visit for the salon clients. Uplifting, positive, & happy messaging to encourage salon clients to "treat it forward" to a child in treatment. 

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join or start a local chapter

Register for notification of upcoming events for the chapter in your area. Sign up for information on leading a new chapter.

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