KOA Care Camps Support One Step Programs

Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., recently received a $25,000 donation from KOA Care Camps for its programs for children with cancer. At the grant presentation were, from left, Sylvia Weber of Chicago Northwest KOA, Jeff Infusino, president of COSI, Thomas Weber … Read more

Directors at Camp Horizon Form New Corporation

Three directors of Beyond the Horizon Corp., from left, Joel Alsup, Chris Reed and Russell Tyree, accept a $6,000 KOA Care Camps donation to Camp Horizon from Jerry Dale, owner of Manchester KOA. Director Daniel Salvaggio took the photo. Jerry … Read more

Southeast Publications Continues Long History of Support

With another $33,000 raised during its spring conference in New Orleans, Southeast Publications has now donated more than $630,000 plus in kind to KOA Care Camps since 1994. The funding support for the camps came from Southeast Publications sales associates … Read more

Generous 2013 Donors Boost KOA Care Camps Trust

Generous 2013 Donors Boost KOA Care Camps Trust June 16, 2014 Hundreds of generous individuals, KOA campgrounds, businesses and other organizations donated to KOA Care Camps in 2013. The largest contributor is Howard Livingston, who gave $90,000 in 2013 and … Read more

Okizu: Tenacity of Vision

Located in beautiful Novato, California, Okizu has been helping kids with cancer and their families find comfort and hope through specialized summer camps and other programs for over 30 years. At Okizu, 670 individual volunteer each year, over half of … Read more

2014 Annual Report Details Record-Setting Year

The unbelievable generosity of supporters of KOA Care Camps was on full display throughout 2014. For the first time, donations topped $1 million, and the number of Care Camps jumped from 56 to 94, allowing more kids with cancer to … Read more

Healing happens at Camp HIS KIDS

While summer camp holds just about everything a child could want – fun, games, new friendships, arts and crafts – Care Camps directors know that children living with cancer need more, and not just more in the way of safety … Read more

New Chairman Inspired by Care Camps

Jerry Dale’s first visit to a KOA Care Camp sponsored camp gave him a wild rollercoaster ride of emotions from tears from laughter to tears from pain surrounding childhood cancer. He soon realized that the fundraising that he did at … Read more

Cost of Sending A Child to Camp – Hard to Measure

When asked how much it costs to send a child to Camp Mak-A-Dream, near Gold Creek, Mont. Laura Bianco-Adams has a difficult time answering. She’s the Executive Director of Camp Mak-A-Dream, and her first answer is about $800 per child … Read more