Bid High and Bid often at the World Beads of Courage Day Auction!

Bidding begins on September 15th – Browse our gallery of artist-exclusive treasures that will bring you or your gift recipient much joy while supporting our cause!

This yearly celebration focuses the world’s attention on the amazing courage of children coping with serious illness, and raises funds Beads of Courage urgently needs to sustain our mission of hope and healing in more than 400 children’s hospitals in the US and internationally. All of September is World Beads of Courage Month and 2023 will also be our year-long 20th Anniversary celebration, as we commemorate the very first Beads of Courage program, piloted at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in February 2003.

The kids and teens we support at Beads of Courage overcome big obstacles every day while coping with cancer and other serious illnesses. This 5th Annual World Beads of Courage Day, let’s show our support by stepping up to help them overcome obstacles and together…


YOU can help RIGHT NOW before our 5th annual World Beads of Courage Day on Sept. 15th AND our 20th Year of Beads of Courage!

Post a pic or video on social media of yourself, your family, or your group raising a toast and Cheers to 20 Years with your BOC 20th anniversary tumbler; wearing your World Beads of Courage Shirt or proudly showcasing your Stepping Stones Pendant. Tag us @beadsofcourage!

Let’s all take courage to new heights as we step up for the courage of our honored members, families, clinicians, supporters, donors, and friends around the world. On World Beads of Courage Day 2023, we can all be a “stepping stone” for courageous kids overcoming big obstacles!

Be a World Beads of Courage Day Fundraiser!

Beads make it better and  YOU make it happen! We are so grateful for those who share their love for our cause and help us raise the much-needed funds to sustain our Bead Pharmacy so kids and teens can continue to RECORD, TELL, and OWN their stories of COURAGE!

Be Part of Aspire – A Spire of Hope Today!

Donate $250 or more to our 2023 World Beads of Courage Day Fund and be part of Aspire – A Spire of Hope today! Aspire – A Spire of Hope – is a metal sculpture that consists of more than 100 interconnected circles, spiraling gracefully yet triumphantly skyward. Our goal is to fill each circle with beautiful, unique artist-made glass beads for inspired donors who make a commitment today. 

Be a Stepping Stone – Help Kids Overcome Big Obstacles!

Donate $20 or more today to our 2023 World Beads of Courage Day Fund and receive our 20th Anniversary Stepping Stones Pendant

Say CHEERS to 20 Years of Beads of Courage on World Beads of Courage Day!

On September 15, wherever you are in the world raise a toast to celebrate courageous kids with our NEW 12oz. Beads of Courage 20th Anniversary Tumbler (w/ BONUS Jim Click Raffle Ticket!) 

Be a Beads of Courage Ambassador!

Take Courage to New Heights and show off your love for our cause with the NEW 20th Anniversary T-Shirt! (Adult, youth and toddler sizes available), and our current & vintage World Beads of Courage Day Beads! 

Order the 2023 World Beads of Courage Beads!

Two aventurine beads – gemstones prized for their vibrant green color symbolizing opportunity, serenity, and healing. Dedicated on World Beads of Courage Day in honor of all Beads of Courage members worldwide who overcome obstacles every day.

Become a Courage Keeper!

Join our monthly giving circle and be a part of our honored Courage Keepers community. Keep the human spirit strong through Beads of Courage!