COVID-19 Update

At the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, children and their families are not alone. There are a wide range of resources available, including:

  • Beyond the Cure: Free, half-day educational conference for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors and their parents
  • Sickle Cell Disease Education Day: Free, one-day educational event for children and families affected by sickle cell disease

  • Blue Skies: Beach and mountain retreats for 10 to 12 families who have children affected by cancer
  • Camp Sunshine: A summer camp and other year-round programs for children with cancer
  • Camp Wannaklot: A weeklong camp offering children with bleeding disorders a full range of camp activities
  • Lighthouse Family Retreat: Fun, family-centered activities for children with cancer and their parents and siblings
  • Camp Crescent Moon: Summer camp that provides recreational and educational opportunities for children who have sickle cell disease
  • Aurora Day Camp: A seven-week summer day camp for children with cancer and their siblings, and other year-round programs

  • Aflac Inc.: Since 1995, Aflac and its Aflac Field Force have contributed more than $120 million to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.
  • Hyundai Hope on Wheels: This organization’s mission is to raise awareness of childhood cancer, donate lifesaving research funds and celebrate the lives of children affected by cancer.
  • Swim Across America: This organization is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming-related events.
  • 95.5 WSB Care-a-Thon: This annual radio-a-thon benefiting the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has raised more than $21 million.

  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation: Includes year-round events for children with brain tumors and their families, educational materials, scholarships, financial assistance, parent support groups and email networking for parents
  • Camp Sunshine House: Provides year-round emotional and social support for children with cancer and their families
  • CURE Childhood Cancer: Provides families of children with cancer comfort and support during their times of need and works to conquer childhood cancer through research and education
  • Flashes of Hope: A national nonprofit whose goal is to photograph every child with cancer until every child is cured

Receiving a cancer or blood disorders diagnosis for your child can be an emotional and overwhelming experience. At the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, we are here to support you and your family. Whether treating a toddler during an emergency or helping a teen through chemotherapy treatments, we make it our mission to provide the best care—and best experience—for every child. Family is a big part of your child’s well-being. Not only are you a vital member of your child’s healthcare team; you are a source of security and comfort.