The Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation (TOKC) helps to improve the lives of children with cancer. They do this by putting on activities and events for kids with cancer to socialize. This allows kids with cancer to bond with other kids who know what it’s like to have cancer. They work to raise public awareness and provide funds for pediatric cancer research.
The foundation was started by James. A. Ragan. James’ pediatric cancer experience inspired him to make things better for kids with cancer. TOKC provides kids with social activities and events so that they can be kids again. They know that this helps increase their emotional and physical well-being. And that can help to improve their chances against their cancer.
The foundation’s support is both direct and through the efforts of the Make a Wish Foundation – Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana area.
The Triumph over Kid Cancer foundation is committed to raising the spirits of children. They work to raise public awareness and fund research related to pediatric cancers.
Individuals or organizations who are interested in setting up an event can complete an online form. TOKC always needs volunteers who can help with planning or working at fundraising events. TOKC volunteers are also needed to visit out-of-town patients at the hospital. To volunteer, email or call them at 361-883-8652.
Triumph Over Kid Cancer Foundation is located at 723 Coleman Avenue in Corpus Christi. You can reach them at 361-883-8652 or by email. For more resources for kids with cancer, you can search our Find Services, Groups and Events page.
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