Helping kids who are battling cancer today...

 

Funding research for tomorrow.

Peppa Pig and

The Muddy Puddles Project

 

Celebrating Kids Being Kids

in Honor of Those Who Can't

PRET*TY

 

Ty Campbell inspired the

"T-Y" in this line of Pret*ty jewelry. prettystore.org.

OUR SUPPORTERS

 

We thank the wonderful organizations and individuals that support our mission.

FUNDING RESEARCH

 

Learn about the research investments we are making, thanks to your support.

TLC FOR FAMILIES

 

Providing financial support (and more) for families with a child in treatment.

No child should battle cancer.

 

No matter how tough he or she may be.

THE SUPERTY BOWL

 

Flag Football Tournament at Carmel Sports Club, 7th and 8th graders, Sunday, Nov. 12.

Super Ty’s Story

 

Ty Louis Campbell was just two years and ten months old in August 2010, when a mass was found at the base of his skull, pressing against his brainstem.  Soon after, he was diagnosed with a rhabdoid tumor, which is a very rare and aggressive cancer specific to pediatrics. People started calling him "SuperTy" because he loved superheroes, and because he showed such strength throughout his treatment.  He passed away at home in his parents’ arms on October 17, 2012.



About the TLC Foundation

 

The Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation was created in his honor to raise awareness for pediatric cancer through the story of his courageous battle, and to help fund the progress that is being made in developing more effective, less harmful treatment for a range of high-risk pediatric cancers.  At TLC, we support our mission with a three-tiered approach focused on fundraising, volunteerism and charitable merchandising. 

 

(1) The Ty Louis Campbell Foundation is the core of our organization.  It is the beneficiary of all fundraising, and the sole source of decision-making around all of our childhood cancer research investments.  (2) The PRET*TY Store is a growing brand of predominantly bracelets and other assorted charitable merchandise that directly benefit the foundation.  (3) The Muddy Puddles Project celebrates kids being kids in honor of those who can’t. This national public awareness and participation campaign was inspired by Ty, who dreamed of jumping in muddy puddles when he was cured of cancer. The core of the project involves getting communities involved in hosting activities that get children outside; letting them dance in the rain, jump in the mud, play in the sand and run among the wildflowers.



Our Mission

 

The Ty Louis Campbell Foundation is a nonprofit organization (EIN: 45-1858390) that funds innovative research and clinical trials specifically geared toward the treatment of the most aggressive childhood cancers. Our mission is to help fund the intelligence and technology that will improve long-term survival rates and minimize side-effects for children diagnosed with the deadliest cancers, while helping to care for families when their child is in treatment by providing financial assistance and uplifting experiences.



Ways to Contribute

 

 

Pediatric Cancer

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