As determined by the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation’s Board of Directors, the mission of the Foundation is to “LEND A HAND FOR HOPE”:
Assist families whose children are undergoing cancer treatment with expenses related to hospital stays, provide those children with support during treatment and the means to remain connected with school, family and friends.
Support ongoing research efforts in pediatric blood cancers.
Offer assistance to youth organizations and community sports programs in Michael’s memory.
As of July 2019, the Foundation has:
Assisted 393 families, and given over $400,247 in support (including 116 families who received more than once)
Contributed $81,342 to Pediatric Cancer Research
Donated $59,794 to youth sports/organizations
Donated $50,000 to Golisano Children’s Hospital in Rochester, NY
Pledged $25,000 to the new Pediatric Patient ICU room at United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia, NY