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The Daycare of Dreams

Brief Description: The Kindergarten of Dreams is the world’s first sterile educational and recovery center. We provide 25 Israeli children with cancer the opportunity every child deserves: to play with other preschoolers while building their educational development in a safe and supportive environment. The Need: The Kindergarten of Dreams is purpose-built for children who are […]

Individual Support for Children and their Families

Brief Description: During a child’s extended stay at the hospital for treatments and procedures, Larger Than Life hospital coordinators visit the family on a daily basis and tend to any needs that will make their stay easier and improve their well-being. The Need: Over 700 children with cancer go through active chemotherapy treatment annually. Their […]

Transportation to the Hospital for Treatments

Brief Description: In an effort to make families facing childhood cancer more comfortable, we provide free transportation to and from the hospital for the children’s treatment to those who need it. The Need: As the costs of cancer treatments are a great financial burden, many families do not have the funds to own or fuel […]

Health Care Fund

Brief Description: In an effort to ease the substantial financial burden childhood cancer can have on a family, Larger Than Life provides monetary assistance to help families pay for treatments, procedures, and medical equipment that aren’t covered by the public Israeli health insurance. The Need: Over 700 children with cancer go through active chemotherapy treatment […]

Summer Camps for Tiny Ones

Brief Description: Every summer, 50 toddlers and pre-kindergarten children with cancer and their families gather at a resort hotel on the beach of Nachsholim, near Haifa, for a fun and relaxing four days of activities. The Need: Medical care for cancer patients is both emotionally taxing and financially draining, and can turn a family’s world […]

Summer Camps for School-Aged Children

Brief Description: Every summer, 200 children with cancer and their siblings ages 8-18 gather at a resort hotel on the beach of Nachsholim, near Haifa, for a fun-filled week of sports, water activities, and adventure. The Need: Fighting cancer is an emotionally taxing experience for the entire family.  When a child spends long periods in […]

Recuperation Vacation in Eilat

Brief Description: Five times a year, we invite different families to enjoy four full days of vacation to recover, regroup, and reconnect with each other in beautiful Eilat, Israel.  After weeks or even months of treatment and stress, Eilat allows for family unity and healing. The Need: After experiencing the shock of diagnosis, the pain […]

Purim Train of Smiles Carnival

Brief Description: Every spring, our families are invited to a joyous Purim celebration held in collaboration with Israel Railways. The passengers enjoy Purim festivities as they are surrounded by positive energy, smiles, and love. The Need: While the days leading up to Purim are typically filled with excitement for the upcoming holiday, many Israeli families […]

West Coast Dream Trip

In 2004, Larger than Life — L.A. Family organized its first annual ‘West Coast Dream Trip’. Each year, Larger than Life — L.A. Family brings a group of 20 – 30 children to Los Angeles for two magical weeks on the West Coast. Attending children are accompanied by a medical team, but otherwise enjoy this […]