of life of children coping with serious illnesses.
that represent their treatment journey.
with beads that honor courage and strengthen resilience.
Every time a bead is given, courage is honored, suffering is alleviated, resilience is strengthened, and the experience of human caring is affirmed. Every Beads of Courage Program integrates the use of beads, the earliest art form known to humans, as visible, tangible symbols of human experiences that need and deserve to be expressed.
Aviana aspires to be a doctor when she grows up so she can help kids like herself. At Beads of Courage, we aspire to do great things, too but we can’t do it alone.
Together, let’s Aspire Higher!
Be a Wingman
Be a Wingman for a child on the waiting list for our Beads in the Mail program. Currently more than 600 kids coping with serious illness need YOU to be their wingman and help them get their Beads of Courage!
Casual Fridays REI Fund
We are proud to be a featured charity on the Casual Fridays REI Podcast. Make an investment in BOC to support our mission of hope and healing for children coping with serious illness. Donate $15 or more and we will send you a Carry a Bead kit!
On Giving Tuesday, make a long-lasting impact when you join the Courage Keepers, our sustaining monthly donor program. Help children and teens stay strong and encouraged in their fight for life. You are their hero!
Friends of Beads of Courage
Not sure which campaign to support? Be a friend to Beads of Courage with your financial gift today. We will direct your funds where they are needed the most to make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
Say Yes to Hope
This holiday season, we invite you to be part of our mission of hope and healing. Say yes to making a difference in the lives of courageous kids like Noah and more than 60,000 others we support through your generosity.