Short Folks For Hope Foundation
Short Folks For Hope Foundation is a 501(c)(3) cancer support charity founded by singer/songwriter and breast cancer survivor Kristen Short in September 2012.
* The Dutch Angel Dragon species was created by Deanna Biesemeyer. Lagoona character by Allie Short with Craig Ames of CCS Mascots.
Supporting the Cancer Community and Serving Up Hope...Family Style!
A 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization in Oxford Hills, Maine, Founded 2012
ENCOURAGING YOUTH charitable EFFORTS
EMPOWERING CANCER WARRIORS
* to empower, encourage and celebrate cancer warriors with our special projects:
The Vivian St. Onge Memorial Rickshaw Team (enabling cancer warriors to experience the joy and exhilaration of charity cycling events with team pedicab drivers);
The Hope Bear Project (providing Hope Bears to cancer patients to be a cheery travel buddy on their courageous adventures);
Wishes For Hope (creatively fulfilling little wishes for cancer patients);
Furries For Hope (bringing smiles to kids with life-threatening illnesses with visits to respite camps, charity and community events with Allie Short's Lagoona the Dutch Angel Dragon*);
Supers For Hope (bringing smiles to kids with life-threatening illnesses and supporting charitable efforts in our communities with Ian Short's superheroes and special characters);
* to motivate, guide and provide opportunities for youth to be compassionate, creative, hope-fostering members of our communities, and to recognize outstanding charitable efforts by youth; and
* to raise money and awareness for cancer support care organizations with demonstrated excellence in providing compassionate, high-quality cancer support services free of charge to those impacted by cancer.
We are a 501(c)3 charitable organization.